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Name: Jill McFarlane ~~~~~~~~~~ Tue-May 15, 2007, 11:24 am - HHS Time
City & State: Mission Viejo, CA
Message: Attention golfers and everyone else. We will be holding a pre-tournament party on Friday night, May 18 at Gaetano's, located at 2731 Pacific Coast Hwy in Torrance. Hope to see everyone there and thanks to Dori Gestone for her hospitality. It's not too late to sign up for the tournament for Saturday. We still have slots open. You don't have to be golfing to go to Gaetano's on Friday night. Where are the lady golfers? We need you!
Name: Gary Bickers ~~~~~~~~~~ Tue-May 15, 2007, 9:56 am - HHS Time
City & State: pve cal
Message: Some advise and a question; I saw the information on the Santa Monica event and my advise is to hit Chez Jay's Bar and Cafe across the street from the Hotel. This place is amazing and named best neighborhood bar every year by LA Magazine. The question is what happened at the event in Long Beach? Whatever happens in Long Beach stays in Long Beach, or are you all still recovering?
Name: Paula Bondi - Springer ~~~~~~~~~~ Tue-May 15, 2007, 8:05 am - HHS Time
Message: Hi Everyone --Just a reminder if you need lodging for this great up-coming event, today is the last day to take advantage of the special "group rate" at the hotel. The Lost Beach Boy Book Launch Rudy's On the Santa Monica Pier Tuesday, May 29th, 7:00 P.M.Best Western Ocean View 1447 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 2 blocks from pier Standard room rates: $199 Ocean View upgrade: $249 Mention group code: ?Lost Beach Boy? You must book reservation directly with the hotel (not BW central reservations) for group rate: 1 (310) 458-4888 Continental breakfast included Parking additional Thanks and see you at the Launch!
Name: Dana ~~~~~~~~~~ Mon-May 14, 2007, 9:54 pm - HHS Time
City & State: Simi Valley, CA
Message: I am very excited and looking forward to seeing everyone this weekend at the Purple Orchid, 221 Richmond Street, El Segundo, CA, Saturday, May 19, 3:00pm-?? There is room for everyone, so please bring your significant others, spouses, etc. There will be a band later in the evening for the die hards. We've had a great response from the 70'ers. I know alot of you are still livin local, so come on out (even if it's only a couple of hours) and let's catch up, these opportunities don't come every day!! The last time we threw something together at the Cheesecake Factory we had a great turn out and had so much fun! Let's do it again!
Name: Rand ~~~~~~~~~~ Mon-May 14, 2007, 12:14 pm - HHS Time
City & State: Anaheim
Message: The Ladies of Hawthorne are Now known as the HAWTHORNE HOTTIES. We are so Hot that when even a few took their own boats to Catalina Island look what happened. If you missed the reunion shame on you, it was great and thank you all on the committee, you worked wonders. Also John I am having a senior moment did I ever get a password if so will you please resend it to me Thanks Granny Bear
Name: Jodi Weishaar ~~~~~~~~~~ Mon-May 14, 2007, 8:58 am - HHS Time
City & State: Hawthorne, CA
Message: Hi all....as Sloey mentioned, the baseball team lost the playoff game friday against Culver City. We were holding our own till the last couple of innings. I must say, the umpiring was absolutely horrible, against both teams!! They kicked our pitcher out in the 7th inning for hitting a batter (said it was intentional)...now, why would one purposely hit a batter with the bases loaded??? Oh well, they should be proud of themselves, they played well this year. Keith: my daughter took alot of pics this season, I'll get her to send some to John for posting.
Name: Keith D. Jones ~~~~~~~~~~ Sun-May 13, 2007, 12:41 pm - HHS Time
City & State: Kona, HI
Message: Happy Mommy Day to all the mom's out there.
Name: Dr. Bill Petersen ~~~~~~~~~~ Sun-May 13, 2007, 12:00 am - HHS Time
City & State: Doha, Qatar
Message: To all reunion goers. I had planned to be with you tonight, but my attention is currently being diverted to the Gulf and Middle-East. Nevertheless, my thoughts and heart are with you and the woman who has owned my heart since we were sophomores at HHS...Liz. The memories have sustained me for many years and I was hoping to create some new ones tonight. Best of health to all, Bill.
Name: Kathleen Griffin ~~~~~~~~~~ Sat-May 12, 2007, 5:02 pm - HHS Time
City & State: San Pedro, CA
Message: Okay, the Class of 74 now has 2 people who are contributing to HHS via shopping. Me and I'm guessing Susan Bierman I know we can do better than 2! Come on Class of 74 let's be true to your school!
Name: Laura Anderson ~~~~~~~~~~ Sat-May 12, 2007, 9:09 am - HHS Time
City & State: Hemet, CA
Message: The reunion committee has done an amazing job pulling this one off but let's not forget that without this site to check for updates...there would be a whole lot of people on the phone or wandering around wondering what was happening...Thanks for connecting all of us John!!
Name: Glenda Morton ~~~~~~~~~~ Sat-May 12, 2007, 7:42 am - HHS Time
City & State: St.Paul, MN
Message: Hats off to the Catalina reunion staff for turning this one around. I'm sure it was a night mare. Like your wedding dress not being delivered in time for your wedding. We are so sorry we can't make it to the reunion. We spent our time in Calif. during the winter being snow birds but had to return home the first of April for the winter clean up. YUCK Don't know how winter can make such a mess but it sure is beautiful now. I love the spring time when everything starts budding. No place like Minnesota. Well you all have a great time tonight. It sure would have been great to see all of you again. Get lots of pictures. Donnie Burns keeps us posted on a lot of things that are going on out there. Thanks Donnie and thanks to John for this great sight. Looking forward to hearing about how the Reunion went.
Name: JIM SLOEY ~~~~~~~~~~ Sat-May 12, 2007, 4:47 am - HHS Time
City & State: ST. PETERSBURG, FL
Message: From the daily Breeze:Host Hawthorne (11-16, 5-6) lost a third-place Ocean League playoff, 4-2, when Culver City (12-15, 6-5) scored two runs in the seventh inning. Artis Perry pitched five innings and hit his third home run of the week in the seventh inning for Hawthorne.
Name: Lisa ~~~~~~~~~~ Fri-May 11, 2007, 8:16 pm - HHS Time
City & State: Ramona, CA
Message: HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO BART GRAVES (5/12), AND LYLE DAVIDSON (5/15)............HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO BOTH OF YOU. LISA
Name: Sharon Branigan ~~~~~~~~~~ Fri-May 11, 2007, 7:31 pm - HHS Time
City & State: Thousand Oaks, CA
Message: OH- BTW - Cougar Sighting! Carmen, Laura, Jodi Wilbanks class of 76 along with John Baker at Joey's Smokin BBQ in Manhattan Beach. Okay, Jodi was the surprise visitor- great to see you again- congratulations and good luck to your baseball boys in the playoffs!!!
Name: Sharon Branigan ~~~~~~~~~~ Fri-May 11, 2007, 5:31 pm - HHS Time
City & State: Thousand Oaks, CA
Message: The next HHSAA meeting which was scheduled for next Saturday, May 19, has been delayed due to unexpected circumstances. We have rescheduled for Saturday, September 15, at 10:00 a.m. at HHS. That's TEN A.M. Please mark your calendars and do your best to be there, we hope to have updates on the escrip/Albertsons/Target campaigns and maybe some info about the trophy cases. Please contact Clark Millman '76 if you have agenda items. Thanks!
Name: Sharon Branigan ~~~~~~~~~~ Fri-May 11, 2007, 5:28 pm - HHS Time
City & State: Thousand Oaks, CA
Message: We are doing GREAT on the Escrip, Albertsons and Target signups, but PLEASE don't stop now- the only way these programs work is to get bunches of people signed up on the program, because the margins are very slim. If you need ANY HELP signing up for any of these let me know. Albertsons in particular is confusing so I've written a step-by-step instruction on how to sign up. Let's have a contest, see which class can get the most number of signups by the end of May. Maybe we can come up with a prize of some sort- maybe a special "brag box" on the feedback page honoring that class? Maybe overstepping myself here, that's really JB's department. The important thing is that WE NEED YOUR HELP! Fella's, if you leave this stuff to your wife, have her email me and I'll set you up myself. It really is FREE money, folks, and the more of us who participate, the more we help HHS!
Name: John Crotty ~~~~~~~~~~ Fri-May 11, 2007, 5:11 pm - HHS Time
Message: What a horrific shame about the Catalina Reunion....but what a perfect example of COUGAR resolve!!!!! Way to go folks!!!!!
Name: Barney McArdle ~~~~~~~~~~ Fri-May 11, 2007, 11:50 am - HHS Time
City & State: San Antonio, Texas
Message: Hey John, Barney here, I saw your posting that the reunion will now be at the Hyatt in Long Beach and we have called CTC to see about our refunds for the Catalina Hotel and Boat ride over there. Do have any idea how many people were supposed to be there? My wife and I came from San Antonio, Texas and this is a big disappointment for everyone I'm sure. We spent the night with Jim and Karen Essner and found out about the fire this morning. By the way, Jim and Karen will now be going with us, since it is now at the Hyatt, will they be able to get tickets at the door? Please let me know. I am using their computer and the email address is: firstname.lastname@example.org Barney McArdleClass of 1958
Name: Jill McFarlane ~~~~~~~~~~ Fri-May 11, 2007, 11:14 am - HHS Time
City & State: Mission Viejo, CA
Message: Great job to the reunion organizers for getting something together so quickly! I'm impressed. Good work. Speaking of reunions, first I want to say Hi to Louise St. George and thank her for lighting a fire under the class of 77. The deadline for tickets at the $85 per person is approaching quickly (May 19th). I can be persuaded, bribed, sweet talked into extending that deadline if I get enough emails asking me to. We want as many people to come. Again, I will work with you to make it happen, but you need to ask me for help. To the 50 year reunion folks, have a great time! If your reunion was held in a paper bag, I know you would have a blast. After all it's not where you have it that's important, it's the people you reconnect with and share memories with. As for Escript, I am asking that the class of 1977 do their part, last I saw we had 3 people signed up for this, surely we can do better! One more thing; the golf tournament is next Saturday, please golfers, send in your fee's and if you haven't signed up yet, and want to play, please email me. We are also getting together next Friday night at Gaetano's and that will start at 6:00. A lot of Cougar happenings going on. Have fun.
Name: Tahnia Ross ~~~~~~~~~~ Fri-May 11, 2007, 11:09 am - HHS Time
City & State: Charlotte, NC
Message: This is the first time I've been to the site. I like being able to see who's on the alumni list.
Name: Peggy Sarvis ~~~~~~~~~~ Fri-May 11, 2007, 11:04 am - HHS Time
City & State: Lakewood, CA
Message: I have a burning question (bad play on words)--If the reunion has to be moved back to the main land; is there a possibility that we, who could not make it to Catalina be able to join the reunion?
Name: Keith D. Jones ~~~~~~~~~~ Fri-May 11, 2007, 10:25 am - HHS Time
City & State: Kona, HI
Message: Sorry to hear about Catalina. I always thought that place was so neat. I loved going there. Hope everything goes good and is fine. Good luck with the reunion and lets see some pics of the HHS baseball game.
Name: JIM SLOEY ~~~~~~~~~~ Fri-May 11, 2007, 8:38 am - HHS Time
City & State: St. Petersburg, Fl
Message: Thanks for the good wishes on Sunday, I assume that was for me. You can all come to Sloeys' in Solvang but Ernie is the only one home. I don't know if he'll let you into the house or not. But you're welcome to try. We use to have a hidden spare key but someone had to use it and I don't think we have put it back. I think the 3:00 Cougar baseball game at HHS would be a great start for your weekend. Go Cougs!