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Name: Andrea ~~~~~~~~~~ Sun-Mar 26, 2006, 3:15 pm - HHS Time
Maiden: Rossi
Class: 1982
City & State: hawthorne
Message: Hey everyone! missed the crusie night.:{ any early 8o s cougars went? I knew something was going on but coudn t remeber what?:[ My niece is supposed to attend Hawthorne in September,[glad the dairy is gone}!!!!!! Does she count as as a second generation cougar? ...have a nice day......
Hi Andrea, close enough

Name: Dennis Kilroy ~~~~~~~~~~ Sun-Mar 26, 2006, 2:42 pm - HHS Time
Class: 1977
City & State: BP OC
Message: Hey John it was great to see everybody last night. We had some very nice cars on display. Especially the Raised Caddy I hope you got some pics of that! Looking forward to the next event.
Hey Dennis, Yes I did, and it was HHS62 Dan Keefer's kid who owned it. He must be chip off the old block as Dan was a pretty good car guy in high school. Thanks for being there, Dennis, and look forward to the next one myself.

Name: Jim Villanueva ~~~~~~~~~~ Sun-Mar 26, 2006, 10:59 am - HHS Time
Class: 1976
City & State: Simi Valley, CA
Message: Guys, the 1000 Oaks lunch club was fun, indeed! Obviously, I don't get a chance to jump on the site as much as I'd like, but I was just telling my sister about our gathering, and saw the posts! John, great to meet you and your mom! One more thing: Ellis Twine...sorry I forgot to call you, my friend! Please email me your number again and I'll give you a buzz to chat about HHS B-ball! Peace!
Hey Jim, Great to meet you too. I'm getting acquainted with lots of 76ers through Sharon B. Thanks for being there and hope to see you again in August at Cruise Night 15.

Name: John Baker ~~~~~~~~~~ Sat-Mar 25, 2006, 11:41 pm - HHS Time
Class: 1962
City & State: Lomita
Message: What a fun Cruise Night tonight at Fosters. The Hawthorne Cable Channel showed up to do interviews. Lots of fun cars. The weather held off for us although it did get a little nippy. Brian Tully HHS61 and Jerry Benson HHS62 just happened by without even knowing it was Cruise Night. Plus lots of fun people from across many classes. Rich and Mary Prodin Sloan and Pat Huffman were there along with Anita Harmon all the way from Fair Oaks, CA was the longest traveler. Our own Howard Paco Duran and Sharon Schleper Duran were there along with Dennis and Eileen Campbell. Dan Keefer HHS62 and his son brought their two classic rides. Hey, I could go on and on. We just had one heck of a fun night all the way around.
There are pictures and I'll add them probably tomorrow. Thanks to all for coming out, bringing your cars and just for wanting to get together with friends. Our Ctown Cougars are all a friendly crew and it's nice to get together like this twice a year for Cruise Night.

Name: Laura Anderson ~~~~~~~~~~ Sat-Mar 25, 2006, 1:18 pm - HHS Time
Maiden: Twitchell
Class: 1979
City & State: Hemet, CA
Message: Dennis...I remember the Tom and Jerry shows sooooo fondly...they were held on Conference Days at Eucalyptus Elementary and you could get in for a quarter. Candy, popcorn and kool-aid was only a dime...licorice sticks too. They had t-shirts with the characters on them....Tom Bergren joined them for awhile too if I remember correctly. Two of my fondest memories of Eucalyptus Elementary were those movies and the Strawberry Festival. We had a great PTA there....The Miller kids went there too so we had the city council, led by Joe Miller, and their support. It was a great school! Great memories Dennis....but I'll have to take a rain check on the malt...I can't make the cruise night. Sorry :(
Just a side note. I received a map of Hawthorne dated 1927 and Eucalyptus School was on that map. How old is that school?

Name: Dennis Campbell ~~~~~~~~~~ Sat-Mar 25, 2006, 12:45 pm - HHS Time
Class: 1961
City & State: Mission Viejo, CA
Message: Hey Laura, You Win a Foster's Malt see there tonight, good job!
Tom Sr. is still doing some funny things these days, Tom printed some movie money one time 30 years ago next thing I know the FBI was knocking at all the nabob?s doors asking all kinds questions about Tom, they asked me if I ever saw any funny money. I told them he is a good guy and yes he made some $20 bills that had a picture Jerry Rigney class of '59 on them. Jerry was & still is Tom's best friend. Speaking of Jerry Rigney does anyone out there remember the Tom & Jerry Show? The boys use to show cartoons every Saturday morning at Eucalyptus elementary back in the day.
See you tonight Dennis AND, hopefully, Jerry.

Name: wayne dickey ~~~~~~~~~~ Sat-Mar 25, 2006, 10:00 am - HHS Time
Class: 1969
City & State: la palma, ca
No E-mail
Message: JOHN? Record Player or Accordian? See you tonight
Hey Wayne, I emailed Walter Holt to bring the music but he didn't answer, so bring the sounds and stomp on that accordion for me, willya'Thanks....

Name: Neil Larson ~~~~~~~~~~ Fri-Mar 24, 2006, 6:19 pm - HHS Time
Class: 1971
City & State: Crestview Fl
Message: Pre - Script* -Somebody, Anybody needs to operate a mini Camera during the Foster's Cruise Night on Saturday--- Just get the rough footage and we can worry about "uplink" later....Or set the tripod down with a good back drop and let folks have their "say"... everybody gets 60 seconds to blab... John - keep your eyes open for Mini Cam totting Cougs as they may be able to assist with an upcoming "Nostalgia" Chapter!!!' Sorry I'll be enjoying 34 degree "spring break" in Chilly sunny Florida / Can't make it this time ... Have Fun All....
Hey Neil, We do what we can.... thanks

Name: EL ROJO ~~~~~~~~~~ Fri-Mar 24, 2006, 6:14 pm - HHS Time
Maiden: UCLA
Class: 1960
City & State: Kuna, ID
Message: What a game!!!!!!! Almost as good as any ever played, anywhere, even by an HHS team. Go Bruins GO!! Geverink and Lent should be proud. MAY THE COUGAR BE WITH YOU! AND THE BRUINS!!! Jake N Jude.

Name: Laura Anderson ~~~~~~~~~~ Fri-Mar 24, 2006, 6:13 pm - HHS Time
Maiden: Twitchell
Class: 1979
City & State: Hemet, CA
Message: Ooh...Ooh...I can name all the Hoffarth's...Tom, Tony, Tammy, Timmy and Trina are the kids....Tom and Terri are the parents! If you really want to play Hoffarth Trivia then the real question is naming all the movies and TV shows that had "Hoffarth" pop up on them...Tom can fill in the gaps but his dad worked for a company that made props and now and again things would just "pop" up. Three that I remember right off the top of my head are the movie "Soapdish" that showed several Hoffarth senior pics in a big scene involving a yearbook, an episode of "Little House" that showed a can of Hoffarth Cayenne Pepper, and another show or movie that had someone reading a paper in which there was a headline "Hoffarths take world cruise".
Great stuff, Laura, thanks......

Name: Joe Bell ~~~~~~~~~~ Fri-Mar 24, 2006, 4:49 pm - HHS Time
Class: 1959
City & State: Artesia, CA
Message: Sure be good to see old friends tomorrow at 5. While we still have some daylight too. Nice to see where I've been before all my get up and go, has got up and went. I got a Medicare card in the mail yesterday. When I was in School, I hadn't paid anything into the SS. Sure glad you got this Site John. Thanks for the Memories, that can come to life again at Fosters on Hawthorne Blvd...
Hey Joe, Good to hear from you and we'll see you and all the Cougs tomorrow night.

Name: Denny Unfried ~~~~~~~~~~ Fri-Mar 24, 2006, 3:49 pm - HHS Time
Class: 1955
City & State: Del Aire
Message: Yesterday I had a Hawthorne celebrity siting of sorts. I spotted Marilyn Monroe in her convertible and we talked for a minute. Does this count and do I win anything? I think she now lives at the Universal Studios tour center and a fun day was had.
YES, You win a no expenses paid trip to Fosters in Hawthorne tomorrow March 25th at 5pm....BEE THERE!!!

Name: Jill McFarlane ~~~~~~~~~~ Fri-Mar 24, 2006, 11:58 am - HHS Time
Class: 1977
City & State: Mission Viejo,CA
Message: I'm going to try to make it to cruise night tomorrow. If I do come I will have 2 of my 3 kids in tow. The oldest one is going to a sleep-over. See you all maybe tomorrow night. If not have a good time.
See you there, Jill

Name: Dan Johnson ~~~~~~~~~~ Fri-Mar 24, 2006, 10:46 am - HHS Time
Class: 1977
City & State: Sherman Oaks, CA
Message: Tom Hoffarth is writing for the Daily News right in my backyard and I am without a clue! My sister still lives at 121st Street & Isis. I used to live on 118th between Eucalyptus & Truro. I don't know about Cruise Night -- I'm still worn out from that UCLA game last night. Anybody (besides me) going to Donald Fagen on Monday or David Gilmour on 4/20? And what's up with this "420" thing anyway?

Name: Linda ~~~~~~~~~~ Fri-Mar 24, 2006, 9:34 am - HHS Time
Maiden: Banuelos
Class: 1976
No E-mail
Message: Thanks for your hard work
Thank you Linda and thanks for checking in....

Name: Jerry Miles ~~~~~~~~~~ Fri-Mar 24, 2006, 9:25 am - HHS Time
Class: 1966
City & State: Fair Oaks, CA
Message: Hi everyone. A few days ago Larry Baglin (Mike) posted a message asking if anyone remembered his Uncle, Phil Jones of the class of 1967. I knew and grew up close to Phil so I sent him (Mike) a quick note. When he replied I found that Mike had lost touch with his Uncle in the last years and read of his passing on the Cougartown Tribute?s Page. If anyone has any information about Phil that you would like to share with Mike he would greatly appreciate anything you have to offer. Mike can be reached at Thanks, Cougs.
Thanks Jer'...

Name: EllaV Baker ~~~~~~~~~~ Fri-Mar 24, 2006, 9:19 am - HHS Time
City & State: Seal Beach, CA
Message: I want Susan, Sharon and Mom B to know I think they are a swell bunch and I enjoyed the day very much. And thank you Sue for making it more comfortable to take the test. You made me forget what I was doing. Missing two out of eighteen wasn't bad. I'm coming there again. And folks don't be scared when you see me on the road. I'll just fly right on by.
Don't believe everything John Baby tells you.
"John Baby?!"...BABY HUEY, maybe...

Name: Matt Peterson ~~~~~~~~~~ Fri-Mar 24, 2006, 9:16 am - HHS Time
Class: 1974
City & State: EDH, CA
Message: Jessie, welcome back, your comments have been missed. Nick are you looking for my sister Tina Marie Peterson, HHS class od 1973? If so send me an email.

Name: Dennis Campbell ~~~~~~~~~~ Fri-Mar 24, 2006, 8:48 am - HHS Time
Class: 1961
City & State: Mission Viejo, CA
Message: Hey Tommy, Good to hear you are still in the game?
Tom, JB is looking for a good gossip columnist for C-town and I'd like to nominate you since you have mom Hoffarth's instincts.
Speaking of the Hoffarth clan how many of the 7 "T" will be at attending cruises night Saturday? Hey Coug?s here is a picture of Tom?s family all HHS grads can anyone name them all? Jerry R. you can't play?

Name: Roy ~~~~~~~~~~ Fri-Mar 24, 2006, 6:02 am - HHS Time
City & State: on the move
Message: Would like to contact Lee Leonard. Seems to have an unlisted phone number. He used to race quarter midgets at the old Lawndale track and so did I. I have some old photo's I would like to share with him. Lee, if you see this message, please email me. Thanks
Hey Roy, I know Dennis U. will see this and pass it on to Lee. Also, Lee could be at our Cruise Night tomorrow night. I'll let him know. Thanks...

Name: Jessie Koehn ~~~~~~~~~~ Thu-Mar 23, 2006, 9:14 pm - HHS Time
Maiden: Corral
Class: 1974
City & State: los angeles
Message: Well I have been away for along time...I am sure no one has missed me....but all this talk has remined me of the Larson's that owned the roofing company "Larson and Sons"....does anyone remember them? I think they were on Broadway.

Name: Nick Nicocia & Enza Nicocia ~~~~~~~~~~ Thu-Mar 23, 2006, 9:10 pm - HHS Time
Class: 1974
City & State: In Between Homes....
No E-mail
Message: Hey everyone- I'm hanging at my sis Enza's for the week, (in between homes at the moment, and soon to be single again!) Looking for a couple of alumni: Kathy Swanson Galloway and Russ Galloway. Also if any knows the whereabouts of Tina or Maire Peterson (non HHS alumni), Steve/Jimmy Olson & Kevin Hanson, please leave email and or phone numbers with Enza's email addy. Thanks! :))
Great Nick, but you didn't leave Enza's email address, so anyone who knows them, leave the info here.

Name: Tom Hoffarth ~~~~~~~~~~ Thu-Mar 23, 2006, 8:53 pm - HHS Time
Class: 1979
City & State: Redondo Beach CA
Message: Thanks to all who've put up links to my columns in the LA Daily News. I've been to almost every part of the city, but finally made it back to the South Bay in the last few years, meaning there's a bit a commute to the Woodland Hills offices, but I get out enough to Staples Center and Dodger Stadium to make it worth while. The greatest part of the job lately is getting to know Vin Scully much better. Can't tell you how cool it is to have him know me on a first-name basis and have his number on my cellphone. Part of the perks of the job. Aside from the Friday sports media column they let me write, I'm also doing columns on Saturday and Sundays. You can find a link to all those current and recent past by going to and scrolling down to my fat head. Thanks for all the support. I wouldn't be here without the inspiration and guidance of my first journalism teacher at HHS, Konnie Krislock, who I keep in regular contact with (she's currently on an around-the-world cruise on the Queen Elizabeth II and has been sending emails from every port), as well as our yearbook editor Rich Allen, who I even get the occasional chance to join him on the golf course.
Hey Tom, Thank you for the update and for being an upstanding Cougar role model. I'm sure Konnie is very proud of you, and a few others, who've gone through her journalism class at HHS. You are to be commended. Now, how about sending me Vinny's phone number.

Name: Susan King ~~~~~~~~~~ Thu-Mar 23, 2006, 6:31 pm - HHS Time
Maiden: Bierman
Class: 1974
City & State: Thousand Oaks, CA
Message: COUGAR SIGHTING! Though Baker man beat me to it, I had a great lunch out with John, Mom Baker, Mom Bierman, Sister Sharon and Jim Villanueva, whom I haven't seen in 32 years and honestly can't recall a specific instance or event together but must say, I am glad to know him now. Another new Cougar friend discovered - he lives just one town over and his kids are local so we'll be in touch. And Baker, as always, what fun you are. It was great to finally meet your momma, she was just as I'd imagined and I know where you get it from now. Hope to have many happy visits in the future. Whatcha doin' Saturday night?
Get WHAT from, my bad driving? Thanks again, Sue, for the help and the lunch.
Saturday night, I'll be at Fosters with you and the rest of the Cougartown Zanys having burgers and telling stories about good old HHS. Hope many of the locals can make it. We've got them coming from Bakersfield and as far north as Sacramento. Be there if you can.