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Name: Dewey Storie () on Sunday, April 18, 2004 at 11:06:32
City and State: Canoga Park,CA
Message: Anybody know the whereabouts of Bob Schofield ? if so please email me and let me know how I can get in contact with him ?. Thanks
Good Luck, Dewey....
Name: Gary Nelson () on Saturday, April 17, 2004 at 22:42:27
City and State: Granite Bay, CA
Message: Will do John. Going to Bakersfield (NSRA) next weekend also and will try to make next Cruise Night, will try and bring Mike Mecey along. Lynda, tried, but your E mail address rejects anything sent?
Thanks Gary, and Lynda changed her email address to: email@example.com
Hope that helps.
Name: Don Burns () on Saturday, April 17, 2004 at 21:42:10
City and State: Downey, CA
Message: Hey Cougs, correction on Seal Beach car Show, it is on Saturday, not Sunday as previously posted. Later Don
Name: Gary Nelson () on Saturday, April 17, 2004 at 10:36:42
City and State: Granite Bay, CA
Message: No, John. This "lazy butt" is going the other direction up to Redding's "Kool April Nights" but will be down your way for the "LA Roadster Show" on Fathers Day. And, a little trivia, Northrop's own Chuck Yeager lives up here in Nevada City.
Also, Lynda (Klock), please e mail me, I have a question. Your E mail address rebounded.
Hi Gary, Say hello to Bob Reagan (HHS62) when you're in Redding and we'll see you down here on Fathers Day.
Name: jim magrini () on Saturday, April 17, 2004 at 02:11:31
City and State: Denver, Colorado
Message: Hi to all you 76ers! Any news on the thirty year reunion? How often do you guys meet at Fosters? Did you change locations? I am frequently in town and would love to catch up with you. Keith, sorry I didn't get to hook up when I was out there, maybe next time. Sherri, is that stang the same one you had in school? I wanted to give you a little run for your money in GTO, but we never did.
Hey Jim, Cruise Nights are twice a year. The next one will be in August or September.
Name: John Northrop Hagethorn () on Friday, April 16, 2004 at 22:59:48
City and State: lv nv
Message: To Northrop employees - during WW11 my father worked at Northrop, can you guess where my middle name came from? was also written up in the Northrop news. Had a bike stolen from in front of the Plaza Theater. The police had a storage shed on Ramona by the water tower; found the bike there.
Hey John, Very interesting indeed....Did you know that Jack Northrop was considered one of the top 5 engineers in the world at one time? You can read more on Jack Northrop and his extraordinary career by going here.
Name: Don Burns () on Friday, April 16, 2004 at 20:46:06
City and State: Downey, CA
Message: Hey Cougs, for anybody that shows up @ Knott's on Sunday, My Cell # is 562-355-7512, also the Seal Beach car show is next Sunday, I know I will see Bud Rhoades. Later Don
Name: Matt Peterson () on Friday, April 16, 2004 at 18:16:18
City and State: El Dorado Hills, CA
Message: I want to wish my sister Kathy a Happy Birthday. I kind like the idea of a reunion in Tahoe. So Cal is sooo far for this lazy butt to travel. It turns out Gary Nelson class of 60 was at the Folsom car show last Wednesday. Jim I will send you my ideas on the reunion.
Ahh YES, Gary Nelson HHS60 is a true Car Guy. Maybe he'll make the Knotts Ford Show this weekend.
It's not too far for his lazy butt.
Name: JAMES CICALESE () on Friday, April 16, 2004 at 17:38:07
City and State: LAKEWOOD CALIF
Message: Hi CT I'll get it started here if anyone is interested in getting the class of 74 reunion started email me. Lets see what we can do.
There you go, and thanks James.....uh, sorry about that "lazy butt" thing a minute ago.
Let me know what you come up with so I can add it to the Reunions Page.
Name: Gary Bickers () on Friday, April 16, 2004 at 17:27:14
City and State: pve, cal
Message: Two quick things:
1) Trinity Lutheran used to kick the hell(can you say hell about Christian schools) out of both Inglewood and Hawthorne schools in football and a large once a year track meet.
2)who can forget "Long, Long Trailer" and twenty cartoons at the Plaza for $.25.
Hey Gary, Talk about your "G" rated picture. I've got that one on VHS.
Name: Max Roelen () on Friday, April 16, 2004 at 17:05:54
City and State: Citrus Heights, CA
Message: Well, it appears the class of 1974 doesn't want a 30 year reunion. So Matt, maybe we should start one and have the class of 74 come to NorCal. Tahoe perhaps? Have a fine Cougar weekend!
That is AWFUL. Your class has between 150 and 175 people the Alumni list alone. That is pure laziness not to have a class reunion. The idea of this website is to bring people together. The HARD work has been done. GET OFF YOUR LAZY BUTTS AND GET SOMETHING GOING!!!!
Name: Lynda () on Friday, April 16, 2004 at 13:07:01
City and State: Simi Valley, Ca
Message: I lost a dear friend on Easter Sunday. Penny (Rahman) Martinez was a graduate of class of 62. We had become as close as sisters these past few years. She fought a long and hard battle with kidney cancer. She is in peace now and I know that anyone who knew her, knew what a wonderful person she was. Always a smile on her face. She will be greatly missed. She is my Angel in heaven now. Lynda
Lynda, It's always hard to lose a Cougar, especially a classmate. My sincere condolences to you and Penny's entire family.
Name: danny woods () on Friday, April 16, 2004 at 01:49:16
City and State: stanton,ca.
Message: Brain Tully, How's it going? Don't want to bring up the past to much, but do you remember me? I used to date Judy back in the days of Holly's. You were later my ins. agent. How you doing and how's David? Still keep in touch with Judy? If so, say hi for me.
Name: Andrea () on Thursday, April 15, 2004 at 23:33:33
City and State: Hawthorne
Message: I worked at Hawthorne Christian school back in the late 80s..I THINK the owner worked security there. I cant remember his name. He was a tall man, very friendly, and his daughter ran the school. Forgot her name. Was it always owned by the same family? Why was it torn down? For those who attended Trinity Lutheran school, does anyone remember a teacher named Miss Rich? She has been teaching there for 26 years! And next year she will be my sons teacher!!!!!!!
Hi Andrea, It was initially owned by the Pike family, Carl and Margaret. They had 4 boys; Danny, Jimmy, John, and Andy. I don't know who owned it last, or why it was disbanded.
Name: Bud Rhoades () on Thursday, April 15, 2004 at 16:01:09
City and State: sunny belmont shores
Message: Let me think about that one Matt.
Name: Matt Peterson () on Thursday, April 15, 2004 at 13:25:35
City and State: El Dorado Hills, CA
Message: I was at a classic car show in Folsom last night. I wonder of any other CTs were there. Bud great job in organizing the Golf tournament. So for your encore are you going to organize the class of 74 reunion?
Name: Kelley () on Thursday, April 15, 2004 at 13:19:11
City and State: Englewood, OR
Message: I worked at Northrup, probable '68-'69 worked in the sub-mezzanine in document control..i'd drive this litte cart around picking up the blue prints in boxes ...it was a great job...but a little hot in the sub-mezzanine..one day it was so hot the sprinklers went off..what a mess that was..
Congrats Dave on 25 years of married bliss my glass is up for you and your wife..and Jack why put your Harley away? Wife could have ridden on the back!! congrat to you too!!!
Name: Don Burns () on Thursday, April 15, 2004 at 09:35:33
City and State: Downey, CA
Message: Hey Cougs, anybody interested in seeing an awesome show of Fords, the Fabulous Fords Forever at Knott's Berry Farm is this Sunday, April 18th, in the East Parking lot. 1836 registered fords, also the 40th anniv. of the Mustang. see you there. Later Don
Name: Larry Biller () on Thursday, April 15, 2004 at 08:14:13
City and State: P
Message: John Crotty,I tried sending you an e-mail but got returned? Anyway my 17 year old was practicing with his band in the basement last night paying me back for what we put our parents
through. At least we were in the garage.
Actually they sound good. They're getting ready for a battle of the bands.
Name: Sharon Branigan () on Thursday, April 15, 2004 at 00:40:31
City and State: Thousand Oaks, CA
Message: Happy 25th Anniversary Dave and Sandy!
That's an impressive accomplishment!
I wish you both 25 more years of health, happiness, and of course hormones. You both look FAHBULOUS, DAHLINGS!
Name: Neil Larson () on Wednesday, April 14, 2004 at 19:43:31
City and State: Crestview , Florida
Message: Hey Paul Mackie!
Thanks for the recall- Inglewood Christian IS what it used to be known as! Were you there while Mr. Palmer taught? He was the Assistant Principal while I attended. I remember Betsy... Never met her though, thank goodness!
As Mr Mac retired at the end of my eighth grade year, he handed out a lot of memorabilia to our class, Gary Johnson got OLD BETSY. He went to Lennox High. His father owned the Chevron/Standard station at the corner of Lennox and Prairie.
Name: Jack Hammer () on Wednesday, April 14, 2004 at 19:06:53
City and State: Oakland Or.
Message: WOW reading Dave's feedback reminded me that it was 25 years ago that I sold my Harley and bought a set of wedding rings for the love of my life, and have been living in wedded bliss ever since. Don't miss the Harley and still in love with my honey (a VERY patient lady)
Hey, congrats to you too, Jack. That's very special being with the same person for lotsa years.
I wonder how many HHSers are still married to their high school sweety?
Name: Dave Krikac () on Wednesday, April 14, 2004 at 17:13:47
City and State: Franklin, Tennessee
Message: Hey Cougs....Just wanted to celebrate our 25th Wedding Anniversary with y'all (Tennessee Rubbing Off). Sandy was 16 when she asked me to sign her yearbook in front of the cafeteria that summer of 1976, I was graduating, she was moving into her Junior year. A few short weeks later THERE she was walking up from the beach toward the bike path. I was on the bars of a bike that Glen Vickers was navigating. We crashed as I jumped off and I walked up to ask her for her phone number so I could call her. I must have looked like Link in "Mod Squad" I had sand in my hair (Major Fro), and the rest is history. Gentlemen, I SCORED. What a beautiful woman. What a mother. What a friend. Raise your glasses with me please-Here is to the next 25...Go Cougs.....
Let's make it the next 50, Dave. Happy Anniversary to you both......
Name: Mackie () on Wednesday, April 14, 2004 at 16:58:18
City and State: Bakersfield CA
Message: Inglewood christian school brings back lots of memories, non of mine, as good as others had. I had spelling problens with, letter reversals, so i got paddled every Fri. for each word I misspelled. I was there for six years from 51-57. Did any of you get to experience MR. Mac's belt Old Betsy? That was a special experience that was an award for being A.D.D. Learning disabilities weren't easy to live with in those days. I loved it when my parents sent me to Hawthorne Int. I never got paddled there. I think I probably broke more paddles there than anyone else, except maybe Steve Ashburn or his brother Mike. Anyway Christian school as seen by Paul
Hey Paul, I do remember people getting paddled at Hawthorne Christian and it was always done by Carl Pike. He was the Rev and his wife, Margaret, was the Principal. I shuddered when I saw him coming.
Name: Sharon MacDonald () on Wednesday, April 14, 2004 at 16:25:09
City and State: Sullivan, Illinois
Message: Mike's story about his mom and hiding Easter Eggs brought to mind 2 different Easters with somewhat the same theme. When I was a kid I remember my mom kept counting the eggs and telling us to keep looking because the "Bunny" told her there should be one more. Being the oldest, she confided in me that my dad had hid the eggs after a few drinks and had lost track of where he had put them all. We found it a few days later by the smell. When my boys were small, we were visiting at my parent's house and the boys had just gone to bed. My brother returned from a party and decided to be the "Bunny" and hide the eggs. Next morning, 1 missing egg, boys encouraged to keep looking because "Bunny" told Grandma how many eggs there were, brother could not remember hiding the eggs much less where they were, stinky egg a few days later. Bet everyone has a story about lost Easter Eggs if they search their memory banks.
Name: Dean Morris () on Wednesday, April 14, 2004 at 16:07:58
City and State: By the Bay, NorCal
Message: Great Pic of "The Plaza" aka "Rat Palace". Agree w/ Danny Litton about all those cheap Saturdays spent watching the grade B movies, indulging on movie theater junk food, getting rowdy when the film projector broke down. Best memory: Getting ejected from the Plaza with Mike Scott for pulling cotton out of the shredded seats, jumping up & down on the seat and blowing cotton into the air several rows and taking out "high value targets". The manager scared the h*** out of us and banned us for a half year or so. We survived, too bad the Plaza didn't!
Name: Jessie/not a golfer () on Wednesday, April 14, 2004 at 15:16:14
City and State: The Sunshine State
Class: Just the wanna be....
Message: I second that Jill!!
Name: Penny Prouty () on Wednesday, April 14, 2004 at 15:04:51
City and State: Torrance, CA
Message: Re Northrop Ex-Employees.....I'm one of them (Northrop - Aircraft Div - from about 1965 to 1969-70)......I started in the typing pool, then worked in Product Support, and later in the 747 Methods Engineering and Industrial Engineering Departments. It was a great place to work.......good people, good benefits and good pay.
Name: Keith D. Jones () on Wednesday, April 14, 2004 at 15:04:40
City and State: Honolulu, Kona HI
Message: I wish I could play in this golf tournament. Maybe we can get one together for Hawaii. And $110 is a great price considering the $360 green fees at the Blue course in Wailea and that's just for a round of golf and cart of course. So that is a great price, should be fun. My brother should play in it. Aloha
Alondra Park par 3 course: 6 bucks after 4pm.....now THAT was GOLFIN'!!
Name: Jan Peterson () on Wednesday, April 14, 2004 at 14:24:59
City and State: Carmichael, CA
Message: WOW, the Plaza Theater. I am positive that there is not an "old" Cougar out there that doesn't have a memory of the Plaza. I went almost every Saturday with my 4 brothers. We got cartoons, a newsreel, coming attractions, 2 features, and a popcorn and a soda, and all of this for about 50 cents. I always wondered why Mom & Dad would send all 5 kids to the Plaza on Saturdays. Then I got older and had my own family and figured it out. All 5 of us were about 9 months and 20 minutes apart. The Plaza was Mom's little bit of heaven. I am not sure but I think she helped make the mortgage payment. xo Jan
Yep, it's a scientific fact that 90% of all the younger siblings born to Hawthorne parents in the 50s and 60s were conceived on a Saturday afternoon.
Name: Cindy Whittaker () on Wednesday, April 14, 2004 at 14:15:37
City and State: Gig Harbor WA
Message: John: Pay attention/high school? Isn't that an oxymoron? And just like high school, I keep getting in trouble every time I sneak in here! Dang!
It's OK Cindy, you don't have to pay attention anymore if you don't want to....
Name: JOHN CROTTY () on Wednesday, April 14, 2004 at 14:11:18
City and State: HERMOSA BEACH
Message: THANKS FOR THE APPLICATION SITE JB. I WORKED AT TRW UP UNTIL I WENT TO THE PD. STARTED OUT DELIVERING MAIL, THEN SECRET DOCUMENTS. FINALLY BECAUSE OF MY CLEARANCE, THEY PUT ME IN THAT SECRET DOME BUILDING (LONG GONE NOW) WHERE WE BUILT A SPY SATELLITE. THAT CAME TO A CLOSE WHEN THAT PALOS VERDES KID (CHRIS BOYCE) TOLD THE COMMIES IN MEXICO ALL ABOUT IT AND SOLD THEM SOME INFO (FALCON AND THE SNOWMAN). BY THAT TIME I WAS PROCESSING FOR THE JOB ANYWAY. AND JB, 50 CENTS A WEEK? I GOT $1 A WEEK FOR MOWING BOTH LAWNS, PULLING WEEDS, CLEANING THE GARAGE, AND WHATEVER ELSE MY FOLKS COULD COME UP WITH. ALWAYS ON A SATURDAY! NO MATTER WHAT I HAD TO DO IT WAS STILL ONLY $1. THEN SUNDAY MORNING FROM 8:00 TO NOON, WE HAD TO GO TO TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH, SUNDAY SCHOOL, AND SOME OTHER GROUP MEETING. MY WEEKENDS CONSISTED OF SUNDAY AFTERNOONS ONLY. WAS THAT CHILD ABUSE? (LOL).
Child Abuse!!?? Our parent thought, if you DIDN'T smack your kid once a week, it was child neglect.
Name: Bud () on Wednesday, April 14, 2004 at 13:49:43
City and State: sunny belmont shores
Maiden: phil mickleson
Message: Thanks Jill and thanks to all who have taken the time to respond. Please, if you responded to the questioner with a "yes"i'll play,please take a second and reconfirm asap,Wade and I need the total head count. Look forward to seeing you all next month.
Hi Bud, I would definitely email the people, as lots only check in here about once a week.
Name: Jill McFarlane () on Wednesday, April 14, 2004 at 13:31:57
City and State: Mission Viejo, CA
Message: Bud and Wade, thank you for taking time out of your busy lives to arrange this golf tournament. I know it takes a lot of hard work to put something of this magnatude together. You guys have done an excellent job! I am sure the folks who can attend will have a great time and new Cougar connections will be made and old ones reunited. Thanks again Wade and Bud, I appreciate it.
Name: Danny Litton () on Wednesday, April 14, 2004 at 11:50:52
City and State: Fairfax, VA
Message: Two movies and a cartoon for a quarter. Saw "The Amazing Colossal Man" and all of Elvis' 50's flicks there. Right around the corner I took piano lessons from a chain-smoking Mr. Keys who intimated that I might have been his worst pupil ... EVER! Poor guy eventually died of lung cancer. The Plaza WAS Hawthorne to me.
Thanks Danny, but it sounds like you were being ripped off. In the early 50s it was more like 2 movies, 3 serials, and 35 cartoons for a quarter. I'll always miss the Plaza Theatre.
Name: Mike Shay () on Wednesday, April 14, 2004 at 11:36:51
City and State: Cerritos, CA
Message: Gosh, I just remembered my favorite Easter Story. My mom lived to within one month of her 92nd birthday. During the last couple years, she had the terrible memory problems that go along with being that age and what they used to call dementia. On one of her last Easter Sundays she confided in us that "the best part of being that age was that you could hide your own Easter eggs".
I do that now....
Name: Sharon MacDonald () on Wednesday, April 14, 2004 at 10:45:37
City and State: Sullivan, Illinois
Message: My mother worked at Northrop in non-production purchasing through most of the 60's. In the Summer of 1964 I worked in her department as a Temp doing filing and odd jobs until I got a better offer from the Angeles Girl Scout Council to work at one of their Summer Camps.