dedicated to "Fosters Cruise Night".... The Beach Boys
Name: Marsha () on Wednesday, June 30, 1999 at 19:58:43
Message: I read the message from Larry Ford that he would like to locate Beth Dion. I will work on getting some info for you, her dad still lives in the house they lived in while Beth was in school. Stay tuned Larry and I will see what I can do.
Name: Alan Nelson () on Wednesday, June 30, 1999 at 17:13:52
Message: Gee Sue,
Now my feelings are hurt. I thought I was your First Love.
Name: John Baker () on Wednesday, June 30, 1999 at 17:11:18
Message:Here's a picture of the Freeman Market (Ben's Market). Just thought you eastsiders might want to take a look. This is on the corner of 118th St. and Freeman Av looking west towards Hawthorne Bl. The kids are still hanging out there.
Name: John Baker () on Wednesday, June 30, 1999 at 17:01:44
Message: While Cheryl and I were out on Monday taking pictures, we stopped by her old house on 119th and Doty (big tree on right). The Wilsons lived at the other end of this street on the north side. While we were over there, we ran into Louie Marotta HHS63. He said he's lived on that street since HHS, and used to live across the street from the Wilsons. The other end of the street, where the Wilson's lived, has been taken by the 105 freeway.
Name: Frank Romano () on Wednesday, June 30, 1999 at 15:50:13
Message: Yo Robin.... Which Escalante are you speaking of? If it's Mark I would like to know how to reach him. Thanks,
Name: Susan King () on Wednesday, June 30, 1999 at 15:13:07
Message: Mike and Chris Angle - are you related to John Angle? He would have graduated in my class (74) but moved away to Oregon after junior high. He was my (and every other girl's) first love - we all lost track of him though we vowed not to......would love to know about him now. I AM happily attached so am NO threat but ahhhh those memories.....Sue
Name: JIM SLOEY () on Wednesday, June 30, 1999 at 14:58:17
Message: I just want to pass on my prayers and well wishes for the family and close friends of Garnett Pollard Class of 65 who died yesterday at his home in Diamond Bar, California. Garnett was a wonderful person, funny, kind, intelligent, and a person always ready to help a friend and who had the best jump shot I ever saw. He will be missed by all who knew him and loved him and our lives are certainly richer for having known him. God Bless you Garnett!
Name: Mike & Chris Angle () on Wednesday, June 30, 1999 at 14:02:53
Class: 66 & 67
Message: We just discovered this site. We were introduced by our close and personal friend, Myrna Bizzell (Bell) and we're astonished at all the wonderful people that have discovered this place. We live in the Northwest and haven't heard most of these names in 30 years! What great fun!! Will be following the "cruise-in" developments closely. Looking forward to seeing some of you someday soon - find out how old we really are (or look).
Hi Mike and Chris, Glad you found the site and yes please stick around as it just keeps getting better and better. I wouldn't spread it around that you're a personal friend on Myrna's though. Not many admit to that.Just kiddin' ya' Myrn'.
Name: Robin () on Wednesday, June 30, 1999 at 13:15:57
E-Mail: V1 needs a V8.com
AKA: Hump day Hoody
Message: Ricki....Im so glad your fear of incarceration has eased. What happened to the girl I knew in college who could party till dawn while babysitting two sisters??....And wasnt it you, that taught me that "Friends dont let friends go home with ugly girls " as you held me back and booted some flatlander out the door of a party one night?? Tell hubby to take you dancing or try bingo to start...Get that Cougar spirit back!!... John I had 120th to El Segundo Blvd blocked off for cruise night drags. But when Effler and Escalante heard you had a Dodge, they backed out stating a tow service would be a bit much to ask for...maybe at 200 pages? ...:o)..Hey it is good to see my friends from 61' boarding this ship. A few pages ago someone mentioned that they (Class of 61') had the only class rings that were reversible. Wasnt that a HHS staff decision as to keep that class from being more confused than it already was? Just kidding!!! (I dont mind the E-mail but a Hawthorne to Eugene missile would smart) later Cougs :o)
If a Dodge is good enough for Al Bundy, it's good enough for me.Later Robin and thanks....
Name: Betty Rodriguez () on Wednesday, June 30, 1999 at 10:54:09
Message: Larry-No, I sure don't remember. But YOU look familiar! Didn't you have a band? I kinda remember something about go-go dancing with JoAnne Hawthorne at the LA Convention Center? Or did I just dream that. . . Does anyone know where Cathy Glenn is??? She was good. . . Betty
Name: Diana Calabro () on Wednesday, June 30, 1999 at 10:45:50
Message: I GUESS JIM WEST IS AS POPULAR TODAY AS HE WAS IN HIGH SCHOOL. JIM STILL LOOKS THE SAME. I GUESS YOU CAN SAY WE ARE NOW RELATED SINCE HIS SON IS MARRIED TO MY DAUGHTER. SMALL WORLD. JIM SAYS MY YOUNGER DAUGHTER LOOKS JUST LIKE ME WHEN I WAS IN HIGH SCHOOL. HI JIM!
Name: George Key () on Wednesday, June 30, 1999 at 08:48:24
Message: Hey Rickie: Don't worry about the Hawthorne jail. I have been there many times and it is really quite nice. Not as an inmate mind you but to bail out some of your classmates_ You would be amazed at the list but of course that is confidential. Besides I knew Captain Baumgardner--- any of that family still in Hawthorne? Buenos Nachos-JORGE
Name: LARRY BILLER () on Wednesday, June 30, 1999 at 06:52:37
Do you remember that band that Cathy Glenn was the lead singer for in 67?
Name: Ricki Farrell () on Wednesday, June 30, 1999 at 00:07:03
Message: It's very cool to see so many '61r's joining in. Larry Novak, I remember you. Give us a short bio. It's nice to hear from Jim West, such a great football player. It's funny, I feel like I know all of you from my class...but having taught school for so long, I realize that I know you because you were often in the limelight. I was shy and quiet back then... believe it or not. Well, I'm no longer afraid to go to jail. JB has enough connections to get me out. If not, well then I guess it's bread and water. Take care.
It's funny.....we're all going to see old friends and get an ice cream cone and we're worried about going to jail.What is wrong with that picture.
Name: Larry Novak () on Tuesday, June 29, 1999 at 21:23:35
Message: Web site is great! just discovered it, brings back many good memories of time not so long ago.
Name: Connie () on Tuesday, June 29, 1999 at 20:14:27
Message: To : Larry Biller
Welcome to The site, I know I felt as you did (a kid with a new toy). I know of a few up in the Pacific Northwest. Wayne Miranda '66, Pam Rideout '67, Tim Hood 67, ( you may want to contact Robin Hood '60( who is very active on the site, He lives up there and knows of many who migrated North. Glad you came aboard.
Name: Frank Romano () on Tuesday, June 29, 1999 at 20:01:01
Message: HI!!! Ricki.... Don't ever guess about court. You can never tell what a man that goes to work in a black dress is going to do...
Name: Jim West () on Tuesday, June 29, 1999 at 19:50:29
Message: My work # is (310)647-8885.
Name: Chris Prewitt () on Tuesday, June 29, 1999 at 15:05:37
Message: Ricki V. Farrell,
I think that you would get off on your own recognizance. As to costs I think that the court might give you about (2) hours of public service. Maybe it can be on October 15,1999 and you will be required to supervise a High School football game. I am not a lawyer so the cougartown counsel might give an opinion on the case.
Name: Bob Veach () on Tuesday, June 29, 1999 at 14:49:38
Message: John- On the FF Cruise Night, can I still attend wearing my LB Poly Football cap if I also bring my HHS Cougar stadium cushion?
Name: Betty Rodriguez () on Tuesday, June 29, 1999 at 12:48:34
Message: John- Yep, her name was Dot! And the lady who worked at Lawrence Drug AND Aloha Drug was Mrs. Fredrickson - she had a daughter, Lea in class of '69. I went all thru school with her.
Betty, Cheryl Christensen Nicocia HHS62 and I were out taking pictures yesterday and we went by your old house on Sundale. With the pictures that you'd sent me, I pieced this progression of your house from the early 50's to today. Very Interesting.
Name: Betty Rodriguez () on Tuesday, June 29, 1999 at 11:07:16
Message: I just reviewed Feedback for stuff about Fosters. Does anyone remember the family that operated it back in the 60's? If I remember, a girl from my class worked there - her name (I think) was Kitty Wilson. I remember her mom - she had a long black ponytail. I think there was a sister named Sheila. My memory is good, but can't be sure. Does anyone remember these people? It would be fun to include them, wouldn't it? Betty
Hi Betty, Yes it would. If someone knows them, please let them know.
Also Laura Wang and I think we've solved the "mystery checker" at Safeway. Was her name "Dot"? Thanks Betty
Name: Dewey Storie () on Tuesday, June 29, 1999 at 03:51:05
AKA: MaD ScaNNer
Message: Hey Dave
Well that good to hear ..I look better in orange than strips .... Ricki I know for a fact (and not from personal experience mind you) that the Hawthorne Jail won't hold all of us. Also Ricki this what a golden looks like when they eat a buck of Christmas cookies because you did share with her!
Name: Larry Ford () on Tuesday, June 29, 1999 at 00:43:05
Message: I just want to say hi to all that I lost contact with back in 1977 when I was sent over to Lennox high. I see some of the class of 80 is checking in now and then. I am interested in finding Beth Dion, Gary Swafford, Also does anyone know the whereabouts of Mr. Chichester or how he is? Any information to help me get back into touch with them would be much appreciated. Best of luck to all
Name: Patti Barry (T4) () on Monday, June 28, 1999 at 23:20:43
After all the talk about Tracy Jones, I giggled when I found this picture while looking through old photos. Tracy is 2nd from left, bottom row, in this Little League All-Star pic of my hubby's old team. Ken (the hubby, and 2nd from left in top row) thinks this was in about 1974 or 1975. I also recognize Cougars Mark Farnsworth (5th from left top row), Tracy Turner ( 2nd from right top row, and good old Rattler was a camp counselor at Hawthorne Youth Camp with me - Turkey - in 1979), lets see, I think it's Dewey Beisel (3rd from left bottom row), and I'm sure all the others people remember too.
Hope you enjoy the picture, and once again, thanks for this nice site - BTW - check's in the mail! -Patti Barry (T4), '79
Name: Ricki Farrell () on Monday, June 28, 1999 at 22:15:41
Message: Diana Thompson Calabro, I remember you very well. Good to see you on Cougartown. I don't know where Veda Beneze is, but a good friend of mine(Roberta Burket) saw her recently. She said that Veda looked the same as ever. I'll see if she got an address or phone number.
John, I'm getting nervous about Foster's. Teachers can't afford to be jailed. Is everything gonna be okay? Sounds like a real kick in the pants. Fosters should be proud.
TEACHERS CAN'T AFFORD TO BE JAILED!!!! How about poor little old me??!! I see once again, a Valencia is purely thinking about their own welfare.No problem Ricki. We'll park YOUR car real close to the exit, so when the cops do show up, you, Jim, and Sammy can make a break for it.
Actually I took a ride down there today with my good friend and classmate, Cheryl Christensen Nicocia, and it seems to be large enough for us. We also went by the HPD and let them know that we'd be there and they didn't seem to think it was a problem. Now if I can just make the Korean family that owns the place understand what we're doing. Anyone out there speak Korean??
Name: David Barboza () on Monday, June 28, 1999 at 22:07:15
Message: Hey Dewey:
I am really sure that you won't look good at all in stripes. However, I have it on good authority that there is some good news for you. I was told that they now use Orange Jumpsuits!!
Name: Ramona "Mona" Halcomb () on Monday, June 28, 1999 at 20:21:04
Message: Dear Brian:
I'm so impressed you e-mailed me. And I bet it didn't hurt a bit. Yes, I think you're attractive too. I'm jealous that you spent the day at the beach without me. I'm having to deal with rain, I keep saying that is why Washington is so beautiful, but I really miss the beach! Say hi to your sisters for me. Love ya, Mona
Name: Linda Reynolds () on Monday, June 28, 1999 at 16:41:27
Message: Hello my fellow schoolmates.
I'm wondering if anyone knows the where abouts of Doris Bailey (Class of 62). Doris & I were in the same class and good friends but I lost touch with her sometime in 1970.
This website has reunited so many of us I thought it might be worth a try. Thank you.
Name: Don Collins () on Monday, June 28, 1999 at 16:10:58
Message: Hey everyone! I would like you all to consider the "Sponser a Seat" project. Let's do the job and see that Nyman Hall shines again. The "Drama Club - Class of 1976" has a seat fourth row center. The performing arts folks let's all do our part.
Name: Betty Rodriguez () on Monday, June 28, 1999 at 13:57:27
I sure remember St. Christopher Medals! It was a major thing in junior high. My favorite color was lavendar. Once a guy from Torrance gave me a gold one! When we broke up, he made me give it back. . . I'm sure I still have one somewhere.
Wonder what young people exchange now?
Name: Chris Prewitt () on Monday, June 28, 1999 at 13:22:21
Message: I just talked to Sherman Wayne at Hawthorne High School and he was thrilled to hear that I found the information about the "Sponsor a Seat Campaign" on the Cougartown WEB site. He has a computer at home and will try to sign in at a future some time. The first 5 rows of seats have already been sold. Should there be more response than the 290 seats they will redo the lobby of Nyman Hall. If you would like to contribute to this fund, make you checks for $100.00 to "Hawthorne High School Seat Fund". You can send it to:
Hawthorne High School Seat Fund
Attn: Sherman Wayne
4859 West El Segundo Blvd
Hawthorne, CA 90250
Name: Ingrid Larson () on Monday, June 28, 1999 at 12:12:36
Message: Remember St. Christopher medals? It was a curious "surfer" thing that went on back in the 60's. Perhaps it was started by the many many folks who went to St. Joseph's. If some guy gave you his "Christopher" you were officially dating. It was probably a substitute for a class ring - especially if you were too young to have a class ring yet. They were usually silver with a bright enamel colored center; blue, red, gold, green. My favorite were the blue ones.
Shortly after I began dating Bradley, just a few years ago, he asked me to wear his blue "Christopher". I was touched. I was impressed. Then he explained that this was really his actual Christopher medal from when he was in Junior High.
I'm probably different from most people, but wearing his Christopher means more to me than any diamond ring he could ever buy me. It's something from our shared past that we both value. I wear it almost every day. It's practically the only necklace I wear. Oh, he did come around later with a ring, and I wear it, but the Christopher medal is the thing that reminds me "we're goin' steady".
If any of you have forgotten what they look like, I'll have mine on when I show up at the Fosters Cruise Night. See ya there!
Name: Diana Calabro () on Monday, June 28, 1999 at 11:20:35
Message: I'm new on the HHS Web Site,this is just great. I would like to locate some HHS friends.If anyone has any information how I can locate them I would appreciate the information. Charlotte Arnold, last address, 132nd st. Haw.
Veda Beneze, last address, Eucalyptus, Haw.
Diane Neve, last address, Ingleewood Ave. Haw.
Thanks for the help.
Name: Robert Ruggeri () on Monday, June 28, 1999 at 09:27:09
Message: One more week and I will have time to stop by and say hello to all of my buddy buddies :O) Happy 4th everyone be safe! Rob
Name: Susan () on Monday, June 28, 1999 at 00:05:01
Message: Fosters will hold about 40 cars IF we use the entire back, side, and front lots of Fosters and the businesses right to the North. We also have additional street parking available if we need it. Dale Hahlbeck... who are the "Golden Geeks" you are referring to? I'm looking forward to seeing you and Sheri at the Homecoming Game.
Name: LARRY BILLER () on Sunday, June 27, 1999 at 21:56:58
Message:ANYONE OUT THERE LIVE IN THE PORTLAND,OREGON OR PACIFIC NORTHWEST AREA THAT GRADUATED IN 1967 OR THEREABOUTS?
Name: Dale Hahlbeck () on Sunday, June 27, 1999 at 20:09:36
Message: You're right Coach Bill Sloey if Leroy helps get us there regardless I guess I could buy him and Buella a dipped cone too. Trying to get some "Golden Geeks" at Fosters to see ya Susan Ciampa, Count me and Sis Sheri in for October Steak Fest...sounds "neato".
Ta Ta for now...
Name: Dewey Storie () on Sunday, June 27, 1999 at 19:43:25
Message: hahaha Chris I think we have created a monster here! All I wanted was cake and ice cream when the page hits 100 and you just wanted ice cream at Fosters. Does this mean that you and I go to jail if this gets out of hand? I mean now we are talking about blocking off the streets..I don't look good in stripes !!!
Name: Susan () on Sunday, June 27, 1999 at 19:32:15
Message: Hey... I can't believe it! Are Cougars actually ASKING the HPD for permission and/or crowd control? I see both Mike & Mark in town all the time and I could run it by them if you think we need to. I do, however, think SOMEONE should let Fosters Freeze know we are coming. I'd hate for them to run out of dipping chocolate :-( or bananas for Dale Hahlbeck's Banana Royale. You're right.... the back lot will not hold 40 cars, even if we use the lot to the North in front of the businesses. I'll run by and see if there's still street parking allowed and do a quick count of back lot spaces.
Name: Chris Prewitt () on Sunday, June 27, 1999 at 17:27:02
Message: Bill Sloey,
I have been trying to add up the cars and people who will be attending the cruise night. John has a list of 62 then your 8 and I sure that with all of the work that Susan Ciampa has been doing on the west side we should have about 100 people. Now we need to add the 100 or so that see that many cars at the Fosters and think they are giving away free ice cream or something. John I think you should get Hawthorne Blvd blocked off from 118th to 120th. We might want to ask Mike Effler to the cruise night just for traffic control. (He won't do it but I am sure he would know who could.)
Name: LARRY BILLER () on Sunday, June 27, 1999 at 16:15:47
Message: HEY, RAY CASTILLO, I REMEMBER THAT STUDIO IN BACK OF YOUR HOUSE VERY WELL. WHAT GREAT FUN THAT WAS.
Name: bill sloey () on Sunday, June 27, 1999 at 15:56:34
Message: I was with Janet A. and Garnett P. on the dates and times that were stated and would like to add a little more to JB's comment. It is about the Memories and the Spirit that tie the Cougs together John. Your spirit and dedication to this site has enabled the HHSers of this planet to search, find, and reconnect the days gone bye. As in sports, the older you get, the better you were. As in Cougartown.com you take your chances everytime you appear on this site, but what the heck.. John I think your #'s for F.F. Cruise night is low I think Dale Hahlbeck is right that Fosters will be full, We need to coordinate with Captain Mike Effler and LT. Mark Escalante :0)on crowd control, maybe escort for the cruise, good idea, Hey Chris Prewitt run the #'s if John says 62 people and I'll have another 7 or 8 in my car and I have not signed on yet what is the variance to the means?? how many people are we off? To hear El Rojo account of the past football years is nothing less than a blast, even though he may have renamed the whole LB Poly team, it does not matter, its the spirit, (congrats to you and your wife 38 yrs) and Robin to hear your accounts of falling trying to get your Univ. of Oregon's underwear off after reading a recollection of Thursday green/yellow queer day, man that made me laugh to no end. And Talking of SPIRIT I just have to bring up LEEROY whats his name? Dale I did hear it was you but again it doesn't matter, Leeroy is tring to get COUGS together.Thats beautiful man! by him starting all these contest, and getting people to write in, pg. 100 will be reached in my life time, maybe yours too R.Hanson'56. SO I say that the pages that deal with Leeroy are not JUST about Leeroy but are a collection of feelings thats tring to get people in touch with each other and get them together and therefore must stay and be counted.Whats your opinion??? FYI JB I tried to print page #82 on the Coug.com and it equalled 14 pages. which means 1148 pages have been writen to the Feedback page, an AWESOME #, HUH
Thanks Bill, I agree totally with all you've said here. Actually by my count, we've had 1710 entries to Feedback since December 1, 1998 or about 8 per day. Thank you all for being out there (yes, you too LeeRoy) and let's keep it going. I am seriously worried about Fosters night though. I don't know if that back lot will hold 40 cars. Ahhh let's give it a shot!!!