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Name: Ray C. ~~~~~~~~~~ Mon-May 21, 2007, 6:30 am - HHS Time
City & State: palmdale
Message: As long as the Danny Fix saga has come up again, here's my two cents worth. I'm not a brother in law, but this is what I remember being told by Danny about the Rascals. He told me that he did not work for Hal Roach, who did the Little Rascals series. He DID work for a competitor, Mack Sennet who did the Keystone Cops, and had a competing band of little kids very similar to the Little Rascals. I'd bet a burger my story is the closest to the hole.
Name: steve fraser ~~~~~~~~~~ Sun-May 20, 2007, 8:22 pm - HHS Time
City & State: laguna woods, ca
Message: Kudos to Jill, Bud and Wade on another great golf tourney. Westridge Golf Club was a beautiful venue and their staff seemed eager to make our day a good one. Good food afterwards and some really great raffle prizes, especially if you spent next week's paycheck on tickets. For you Cougs who golf and missed this event, be there next year, it's well worth it! Thanks again to you guys for your hard work, but next year scatter a few more birdies out there. Bring your clubs next year JB.
Name: Jim Sloey ~~~~~~~~~~ Sun-May 20, 2007, 8:17 pm - HHS Time
City & State: Washington D.C.
Message: Dewey what the hell you talking about?! I am here in D.C. and who do you think I run into? Mike Storie. We were just talking about Danny Fix when we punched up Cougartown and the question came up again. Danny Fix told me in high school he was Wheezer [one of several] during the making of the Lil' Rascals of Hal Roach productions. Mike Storie and I have been talking about it as he too was Danny's brother-in-law and Jensea brother. SO yes Danny Fix was a Lil' Rascal. God Bless you Wheezer.
Name: Sue ~~~~~~~~~~ Sun-May 20, 2007, 5:51 pm - HHS Time
City & State: Mchenry, IL
Message: Is it a fact that Danny Fix (Jensea's husband was a little rascal?) I find that a little disheartening as she was born in 1951 and had her child in 1970 (per Dewey's page). If he retired in around 1935 (I realize young) can this be true?
Name: BRUCE HANSON ~~~~~~~~~~ Sun-May 20, 2007, 1:01 pm - HHS Time
City & State: CATHLAMET WA
Message: CHECK THIS OUT
FOR GREAT PICTURES OF THE CATALINA FIRE.
Name: Sonia ~~~~~~~~~~ Sat-May 19, 2007, 7:17 pm - HHS Time
City & State: Mission Viejo, CA
Message: Hi John, The Reunion was a definite "Blast to the Past" and all of the Coordinators did an outstanding job of making the Reunion such a success. I heard from several people that they thought it was the best Reunion. Sorry I did not get to come and say hello. I started to several times and got sidetracked. I will be sending in pictures when I get them back. Sonia
Name: John Crotty ~~~~~~~~~~ Sat-May 19, 2007, 7:16 pm - HHS Time
Message: ALAS....no winner today......interesting though...they had a "coupe" class, which my car is, and the winner of the "coupe" class was a convertible, even though they had a convertible category...am I wrong to presume those are separate categories, or are they too close to differentiate? I'm relying on all you true car buffs to educate me......thanks
Name: Mary ~~~~~~~~~~ Sat-May 19, 2007, 12:37 am - HHS Time
Message: HAPPY BIRTHDAY to Jim Storie class of '69 and his sister Jensea, wishing you much happiness and many smiles :)
Name: Dana ~~~~~~~~~~ Fri-May 18, 2007, 3:10 pm - HHS Time
City & State: Simi Valley CA
Message: For those of you staying local tomorrow come see us in El Segundo at the Purple Orchid! Pam Sledge, Melanie Melvin, Sheri Hahlbeck, Michelle Whittaker, Lori Salazar, Tracy Turner are a few who will be stopping by.
Name: Jim Schroeder ~~~~~~~~~~ Fri-May 18, 2007, 3:10 pm - HHS Time
City & State: Central Point, Or
Message: Mrs. Poltash was a great lady. Mother of Teddy also HHS 64. She was the tolerant waitress at the Pizza Show when we would come in there on week ends and spill stuff all over the place. I know where she's going.^
Name: Bob Jensen ~~~~~~~~~~ Fri-May 18, 2007, 12:55 pm - HHS Time
City & State: Los Angeles, CA
Message: It is with great sadness and respect that I report the passing of Ingeborg Poltash, mother of Wolfy Poltash (Redondo Beach) and Roland Poltash (Chicago, IL).
Name: Raymond Smith ~~~~~~~~~~ Fri-May 18, 2007, 12:28 pm - HHS Time
City & State: Portland, ORYGUN
Message: I was thinking the other day about people from HHS and how we have some great Athletes come from there. But, as my brain was pondering I was wondering if we have some great Invertors? Just some notes to ponder.
Name: Madeleine Hahlbeck ~~~~~~~~~~ Fri-May 18, 2007, 10:36 am - HHS Time
City & State: Murrieta- Calif
Message: Just a note about the reunion on Catalina...Buddy Youngreen worked his magic and made a depressing time into one of the best reunions we have ever attended, the Long Beach Hyatt was perfect....I hope the pictures will show up on the Cougartown pages soon.... Who let the cat out of the bag and told Dale Jr...he was adopted??? It was a secret....
Name: Bud Rhoades ~~~~~~~~~~ Fri-May 18, 2007, 10:35 am - HHS Time
City & State: Belmont Shore
Message: For all you teeing it up tomorrow thank you in advance for your continued support of this tournament, its going to be a great day. For those of you undecided at this late date its not to late to come on out and have great time, we'll take your money until 8am tomorrow! Tonight is our traditional kick off gathering at Dori's great eating establishment Gaetano's that tee's off at around 5-6 pm, so even if your not playing tomorrow come on out and hang with old friends and have a bite and a drink with the rest of us. See you all on the tee box.
Name: Jill McFarlane ~~~~~~~~~~ Fri-May 18, 2007, 10:25 am - HHS Time
City & State: Mission Viejo, CA
Message: Hi Everyone! Just wanted to remind everyone that we will be having a get together at Gaetano's in Torrance starting about 6:00 p.m. Thank you to Dori Gestone for her hospitality. Remember, you don't have to be a golfer to come tonight. See you all later.
Name: Armand Vaquer ~~~~~~~~~~ Fri-May 18, 2007, 9:25 am - HHS Time
City & State: Tarzana, CA
Message: Tiki lounges. Ah, how I do miss the old Latitude 20 on PCH in Torrance. They had great Mai Tais. I think they've been gone since the late-70s or early-80s.
Name: Keith D. Jones ~~~~~~~~~~ Thu-May 17, 2007, 11:30 pm - HHS Time
City & State: Kona, Hi
Message: This has nothing to do with HHS or cougartown but it is something that I found that is so inspirational that I wanted to share. This really made me look at myself and say "what am I complaining about?" This guy is so inspirational it has to rub off on you. http://www.skidsfoundation.org/hoyt.html
Name: Debbie ~~~~~~~~~~ Thu-May 17, 2007, 8:11 pm - HHS Time
City & State: Del Aire, CA
Message: The Purple Orchid I know about is in El Segundo and is one of the last tiki type lounges left. They have theme parties sometimes, but no official dancers.
Name: John Crotty ~~~~~~~~~~ Thu-May 17, 2007, 7:13 pm - HHS Time
City & State: Hermosa Beach
Message: I thought the same thing JB...days without feedback..... alas....... some voices. BTW... another car show at Mira Costa HS this Saturday...and I entered my car......
Name: sean hogan ~~~~~~~~~~ Thu-May 17, 2007, 5:56 pm - HHS Time
City & State: san clemente, ca
Message: Updating my e-mail
Name: Betty Rodriguez ~~~~~~~~~~ Thu-May 17, 2007, 3:43 pm - HHS Time
City & State: Kingman, AZ
Message: Hi John - I'm here, and wondered where everyone was myself. I read often, but don't write in much. I believe I said everything I know about Hawthorne. The Class of '69 seems to have vanished. Was so relieved that your Reunion was able to take place. Very slick save. Anyway, where is everyone? Betty Kean-Rodriguez
Name: Bobby Jensen ~~~~~~~~~~ Thu-May 17, 2007, 3:39 pm - HHS Time
City & State: Los Angeles
Message: John, you can bet your sweet bippy this thing is on! Class of 71-72 chime in! The reunion is approaching fast. Our reunions are the BEST!
Name: David Keller ~~~~~~~~~~ Thu-May 17, 2007, 3:33 pm - HHS Time
City & State: Beverly Hills, CA
Message: Isn't the Purple Orchid an adult nightclub featuring dancers?
Name: Lee Ann Roehm ~~~~~~~~~~ Tue-May 15, 2007, 6:01 pm - HHS Time
City & State: Vancouver, WA
Message: First of all, I would like to say that I wish I could have been there for the reunion. I wondered about the fire, but I see that all was not lost and that you had a wonderful time. A great tribute to your ingenuity and ability to not give up. Speaking of tributes, my brother, Ernie, made the comment to me that he noticed that Dick Dixon had not been on feedback for quite awhile. I just wanted to let you all know that he has been extremely busy and is graduating this week from California State University San Bernardino with his Master's in Sociology. He is an instructor there (in Business Administration) and the Director of the International Motorsports Alliance at the university. Just goes to show that it's never too late for all of us old farts out there. Since he doesn't toot his own horn, I wanted to do it for him. I was, like everyone else, so sorry to see the fire on Catalina, as it is such a beautiful place and I have fond memories there as well. But, it's the people who make the party, not the place.
Name: Camille ~~~~~~~~~~ Tue-May 15, 2007, 1:44 pm - HHS Time
City & State: Manhattan Beach, CA
Message: Just thought I'd relay a little info on the combined reunion Saturday, May 12th. It turned out to be a very special gathering. Buddy did such a great job of re-directing to the Hyatt R. overlooking the harbor - very nice hotel. He made pin on buttons w/ea class's yearbook cover as the background & our Sr. pics on top. Nice idea & turned out well - just in case we'd changed a might too much to recognize on sight (never). The video he showed was outstanding of a collection of old HS pic's from the class of '57/'58. The Beach Boy Band clones were right on the money w/the music and dance floor was full all evening - surprised I didn't see anyone on the tables though! Just MIGHT be a little old for that move. Absolutely great seeing everyone...it will be remembered always.
Name: Paula Bondi - Springer ~~~~~~~~~~ Tue-May 15, 2007, 11:57 am - HHS Time
Message: ABSOLUTELY, I couldn't visit Santa Monica without going there either!!! Chey Jay's is a must. --a favorite of mine since way back, when Dennis Wilson first introduced me to Chey Jay's. --(Scampi there has been my favorite ever since, but they have many other wonderful dishes as well) Thanks for the reminder! Paula