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Name: John Baker () on Sunday, October 22, 2000 at 17:48:14
City and State: Lomita
Message:Here's another picture from the 1961 El Molino.
It's the Banner Carriers from that year and I'm sure you early 60's Cougars recognize a few of these people too. It makes me want to go to a football game.
Name: John Baker () on Sunday, October 22, 2000 at 17:21:14
City and State: Lomita
Message:I think someone mentioned the early 60's dance band a few pages back.
I ran across this picture of the guys in the 1961 El Molino. These guys were very good. At least I thought so at the time. Early 60's people, see if you recognize any of these PB (Pre-Beatles) up and coming musicians.
Name: Keith D. Jones () on Sunday, October 22, 2000 at 14:14:16
Maiden: always been jones
City and State: Las Vegas, Honolulu
Message: Juan Dog, Eric had to guess how many of something was in something (I think) I don't really remember. I think the radio station was KHJ though. Eric was a great guy but he did have a rather larger head than everyone else. His grades showed that it definitely meant more brains. I'll be back in Vegas for the month of November then back here to Honolulu.
Name: Judy Sundstrom Meintz () on Sunday, October 22, 2000 at 10:11:08
City and State: Powers, Michigan
Message: I have an old Bekins Van and Storage map circa 1957 Runs from Florence to 190 Street The beach to Vermont ave. Lots of empty land on the map. Any trades?
Hi Judy, I'm actually looking for a Hawthorne area map from about 1935-40 era. Do you have one??
Name: Petey () on Sunday, October 22, 2000 at 07:27:00
City and State: Ducks and Beavers!!!!
Message: Hello to Joy and her sister. It's been a long time since the box girl days of Lucky Market. Is Lucky's still around?? Also hello to Joy Rasmussen from Terry Smith. Also does anyone know how to get in touch with Bobbi Chasen??? Back to the instant replays of OUR winning teams!! John I'm starting to like those uniforms, they look painted on and the rain seems to roll right off their backs. backs.
Go DUCKS!!!! and I'm starting to like my beavers too. Man, I've been rootin for the wrong teams all these years. Hey EL ROJO, Come on in the Duck pond. It feels good to be a winner. If it wasn't for that little hiccup against Wisconsin, we could be number 1 in the nation. And Yes, I'm starting to LOVE those Unis too.
Name: Patt () on Sunday, October 22, 2000 at 00:46:22
City and State: Kennewick, Wa
Message: Hey my daughter got her degree from USC!! The University Well known for its 5 year seniors! She does NOT use that degree!
She uses her MRS!!
Name: Alan Nelson () on Saturday, October 21, 2000 at 22:24:22
City and State: Parker, Az
Message: Finally, another new 73er joins the ranks. How are you, Joy? I'd ask you to give Jacque a big hug and kiss for me, but it just wouldn't look right. I'll settle for you saying "Hi" to her and your sister.
Name: Juan Bustios () on Saturday, October 21, 2000 at 20:22:23
City and State: Torrance
Message: KEITH JONES what did ERIC BANKS have to do to win the 2 pacers and I believe the radio station was KMET and what was his nickname in highschool and why was he named it.
Name: joy cortese () on Saturday, October 21, 2000 at 19:54:23
City and State: gardena,ca
Message: HI, I WAS IN THE CLASS OF 73. MY SISTER APRIL, WAS FROM THE CLASS OF 74. I STILL LIVE IN THE AREA. I REALLY ENJOYED THE WEB PAGE, AND WILL CHECK IN AGAIN, I STILL HANG WITH JACQUE PETERS AND SHE OFTEN FILLS ME IN ON OTHERS.
Name: Doris () on Saturday, October 21, 2000 at 19:00:06
City and State: Twin Falls, Idaho
Message: John ... DEAR JOHN! Thank you, thank you, thank you!!! It's so nice to know "it" isn't there yet! Makes me feel like I'm not a complete computer failure! ha! Again thanks. Incidentally, you ARE doing a great job! How in the world do you find the time?!!!!
It's a great gig Doris......
Name: Laura Lau () on Saturday, October 21, 2000 at 18:03:37
City and State: Carson City, Nevada
Message: Great site. It shows that a lot of work has been put into this site and the information that has been provided brings back a lot of old (yet wonderful) memories! Keep up the great work.
Thank you Laura....
Name: Doris () on Saturday, October 21, 2000 at 17:35:32
City and State: Twin Falls, Idaho
Message: JOHN!!! I am trying to find more information on the proposed Cougartown PROM NITE 2001. Once I get into Cougartown, I can't seem to locate any info with regard to this party. Maybe you could help me out by sending an email to me explaining how the devil I can find the information for myself. Thanks a heap!
Doris, the reason you can't find anything is because I haven't put anything up yet. We are feverishly compiling the info and plugging in costs. There should be something by tomorrow and it will be at the top of this page with the Purple Prom Night banner. Thanks Cougs for your patience.
Name: Jimmie Boice () on Saturday, October 21, 2000 at 14:10:08
City and State: norco,ca
Message: Hi john - Did Jim Essner tell you about his birthday dinner last week-end? we had a great time. Just a few friends and his family, they were so sweet to ask us to join them. My husband went on a hunting trip, so I am spending my 39th anniversary with all you cougars today, so make it fun fun fun, thanks Jimmie
No he didn't tell me about his birthday dinner, but your name came up in the old chair. All good Jimmie.
Name: Doris () on Saturday, October 21, 2000 at 13:23:54
City and State: Twin Falls, IDAHO
Message: Everytime I "thumb" through FEEDBACK, I NEVER, BUT NEVER, see anybody from the graduating class of 1957!!! How about it folks ... time to be heard. We were the ones who started HHS in 1954 when the first graduating class did the honors. It was the glory days of our football team, the beginning of rock and roll, and US! Somebody from the class of '57, SAY HEY!
Yeah, come on 57 people where are you?
Name: Susan King () on Saturday, October 21, 2000 at 11:19:37
City and State: Thousand Oaks, CA
Message: Dear John: Thanks for the gentle nudge to Glenn Crist to check on classmates.com for me for my friend Mariann Dowell. He emailed me to let me know he sent a message forward to her. WHAT A NICE GUY, but then that's true of all these great Cougars!! And thanks Betsy Watts for the update on the other Dowell kids - I suspect I'll be making contact in no time, and THAT is what this has all been about, right JB? It's good to be a Cougar!!
Hi Sue, Yep, this is what it's all about. Friends finding friends and getting re-acquainted. Thanks a million Glenn, and when you have time, please let the "Classmates Cougs" know where we are. I saw some interesting 62ers, 63ers on your list; Judy Vertrees Cobb, Darryl Boesiger, Leonard Stone, Laralee Brevig, Jim Lowe, etc. It'd be nice to have them all on our list.
Name: MR EL ROJO TO ALL OF YOU () on Friday, October 20, 2000 at 21:09:04
Class: OF THE TOWN
City and State: NOTTHEHOMEOFAFEATHEREDFOWL
Message: Boy!...Or Girl, Stir the paint did I? Well it's just like a bunch of rats leaving a ship. OOH, OOH, I'm a duck now! Hey do you smell something burning? And Mr Baker AND PACO, whom I've heard nothing of since sc did the Titanic rerun, as far as uni colors go, sc's kind of remind me of a night out when my brother and I were in the service. He drank 14 boxcars, or sidecars or something such. Each one contained a CHERRY! Well he was really, really tuned. We all went back to the barracks and hit the rack. Well as nature commands I had to use the facility. There was no waiting, so I didn't have to use the sink,( you rowdy girls).:) Well low and behold there were all those CHERRYS and a few beer sausage and some crawdads (all you could eat for a buck in those days) in the urinal. The first thing that came to mind was, jeez those look exactly like sc's colors! Maybe even a ducks a.. if it was on fire. Boy that was a fun time.:) And on to a lighter subject. JB, JJ and I were hoping that maybe C-TOWN might try to plan a Fosters Run around Apr 13, a friday night? We'll be in town then and leaving sat evening. It would really be a kick in the ole posterior to see all you folks that have put up with my ramblings on this site. John. One last thing... subway series? ZZZ...snark...quack! I agree! MAY THE COUGAR BE WITH YOU. JAKE N JUDE.
Hey Russ, You've just set the date for our next Cruise Night. April 13th it is. That is if you'll wear my old USC jersey to it. I LOVE YOU MAAAANN!!! Looking forward to seeing you on April 13th at Fosters.
Name: Shirley Burlingame () on Friday, October 20, 2000 at 19:38:14
City and State: Hempstead, New York
Message: I went to Hawthorne High the first year it opened. I only went there my Sophomore year and then transferred and graduated from Leuzinger. I do remember the pride in going to a new school called Hawthorne High. It was very exciting. I would have graduated in 1954 from Hawthorne but instead graduated from Leuzinger. I am enjoying the Cougar site very much. Thank you to all those who worked on it. Very enjoyable. Regards, Shirley Degler Burlingame
Shirley, We all that worked on it say thanks for the patronage, and since you ATTENDED HHS, please add your name to the alumni list.
Name: Irene Fernandez () on Friday, October 20, 2000 at 19:28:01
City and State: Los Angeles, Calif.
Message: Hi Rojo, John and the rest of the cougartown family. Rojo, glad to hear you finally got in touch with John Blankenship! Did you tell him about the reunion?? I also let Shoreen Hochkiss Eakin know. Not sure if you remember her. Her husband Don graduated in "58". He's very good friends with John. Rojo, it really does seem like there is only a few of us from the class of "60". Do you think shyness comes with getting older??? I hate to admit this but I am a USC fan and have been all my life. My dad went there and my son graduated from there so what can I say. Rojo. we'll have to talk more about this before the big game. Camille Hill good to see you joined the feedback. I see that you are on the reunion committee. Please say hi to Rich & Mary Sloan and Pat Beltran for me and if you need any help let me know!! John, as you can see I was behind on reading all the feedback but again as you can see from my email, contact is being made with old friends. Thanks again for all your hard work on keeping Cougartown alive!! Irene
Thanks Irene, it's been a blast.
On that USC team (cool Unis), I use to pull for them a week ago but now my team is the Oregon Duck Guys. Yep, we're goin' to the Rose Bowl and beat up on a Big 10 team. Hope to see you at the Prom next year. BTW, Prom News will be coming up shortly......stay tuned.
Name: Bill Jensen () on Friday, October 20, 2000 at 18:57:04
City and State: 90250
Message: Myrna, the HofbrauHouse sounds like a lot more fun than Alpine Village in Torrance. For now, the best I can do is Alpine. I am curious of how the City of Coalinga was named. I have heard two stories. On is that the city was named after a Chinese cook, 'Ling'. The other one is that the railroad had coaling stations along their route. There were coaling station 'A', coaling station 'B', etc. As the story goes, the city was located near coaling station 'A', and hens the name Coalinga. Is there any truth in either one?
The difference is the place in Munich doesn't do the "Chicken Dance" like Alpine Village.
Name: Alan Nelson () on Friday, October 20, 2000 at 18:08:45
City and State: Parker, Az
Message: OK, I was going to stay out of the football rivalry, but then you go and disparage my Wildcats. (I can call them "mine", since I'm dumping about 11 grand a year into their sports programs by way of stuff called tuition, fees, surcharges, etc.) Looking at what UofA did to the Condoms...ah...I mean Trojans, and Washington State in the past couple of weeks, I think the Ducks chances of winning equals a goose-egg.
Alan, The Kittys are Duck Fodder this weekend. Gosh, it feels good to pull for a team that can win!!!
Name: LEEROY FELDERRUSTER-JENSEN () on Friday, October 20, 2000 at 14:58:01
City and State: shiloam springs. ak
Message: HOWDY! Wez bens fred to sez sumtin cuz ours names iznt Jensen liks ebrybudy elsies buts wez cided ta sez howdy enywez. Bak homs heres in Arkensaws wez usaly has a gud feetbul teems but no siree thez yeers. So's its looks ta me liks dat Robins fellas gots hims a reel guds won der in dem Duks, Gradlelasions! Ans dat fella Id iwisediaho or sumting liks dat dems bruns are dun. ans dey bedder dan dem utter foks in la, scu i tink. Ans far az olds TV shews mys faverit stils Buford ans da Hogz repots. i jes lub it wens he snorts liks won of dem sews. LEEROY FELDERRUSTER AND BEULAH
Yeah LeeRoy, you sound like a real Razorback fan to me. And I agree with you on the Bruins......roll'em over cuz their first half is cooked!!! Yep, I'm a Duck fan yahno. Yessir, I just love that team, and we're going to the Rose Bowl to kick the tar outta whoever that OTHER conference wants to send.
Well Leeroy I know it's gettin time to plant that winter squash so always remember, "Green Side Goes Up" and we'll talk to you later boy.
Name: Myrna () on Friday, October 20, 2000 at 14:16:58
City and State: Coalinga, CA
Message: Hey Bill Jensen - a couple pages back you were talking about the polka band. I just returned from a whirlwind trip through some of Western Europe (remember the movie "If it's Tuesday, this must be Belgium"???) Anyway, one of the places my son took me was downtown old Munich to the HofbrauHouse. It was great! Too noisy to hold a conversation, there must have been at least 300 people in there (and I was probably the only adult not drinking beer). Between the oompah band, and the banging of the beer steins, and the singing/yelling, it was a wonderful evening. Even made me wish I liked beer so I could join in. The regulars have their own tables and their own lockers so that their steins are always available. If any of you ever make it to Munich, I highly recommend this place. Besides the atmosphere, the food was wonderful!!!
Name: Bill Jensen () on Friday, October 20, 2000 at 12:46:29
City and State: 90250
Message: 'Sweet Little Rock & Roller'..........Another good one!
Name: Chris Hood () on Friday, October 20, 2000 at 11:30:43
City and State: Duckland
Message: JB...consider the jersey in the mail. I would send one to I-DY-HO if there was a chance his wife would wear it to bed every night until the Rose Bowl...I thought that Mr. Moto’s move was “THE CLAW” (or craw to him), he would grab his wrist and his hand became a weapon...Opponents would cower again the ropes when they saw it coming and beg for mercy. The announcers would scream ooohooo! Nooooooo!!!!it’s the Claaaaw!!! He would apply his vice like grip to the mid-section of his victim as they wrenched in agony and plead for their release. Then he would then rip their guts out and take a bite out of their fresh beating heart...Oh...Well...Maybe that last part was a flashback from the third quarter of the Oregon/UCLA game (and we needed something to balance out the Girl Scout stuff) So, was the claw by Mr. Moto, or was this another fantasy derived from an unconscious state induced by the sleeper hold. And Hoody, as far as babysitters go, you’re a swell guy and all, but I preferred “Candy”. She didn't need the sleeper hold. Thanks for introducing her to mom.
Dear fellow Duck fan, Everybody knows Mr Moto was famous for the Sleeper hold.
Now I know where I've seen that color on the UCLA jerseys.....We painted my son's room that color before we brought him home from the hospital. He started acting effeminate however, so we had to change the color to Pink.
Quack, Quack, Chris, GO Pintails.......
Name: Betty Rodriguez () on Friday, October 20, 2000 at 10:15:45
City and State: Lake Elsinore, CA
Message: Gary Lents- I hope Janny St. Martin posts here on Feedback. I spent a lot of time with her and Susie on Ramona in the mid-sixties. Good music, good times.
Name: Tom Burroughs () on Friday, October 20, 2000 at 09:51:41
City and State: Prescott AZ
Message: The show that made Ina Rae Hutton famous? Could that be the night when during an upbeat number, while wielding her baton, the hook broke on her either silver or gold strapless gown, & down came the top!! Live TV, no tape delay in those days! Racey stuff in the 50s. Trivia, who was the MC of Town Hall Party. Int. ar J.L. Yankees in 6 games? Sooners of OU 2000 national champs, coming at ya!!
I'll say Tex Ritter as MC and Larry and Lorrie Collins as the two that made the show. Do you remember Larry's double necked guitar? It was the first double neck I ever saw.
Name: Robin () on Friday, October 20, 2000 at 00:39:01
City and State: Quack, Quack!!
Message: LMAO.....Russ Russ Russ....You would join the VC if they could beat the Ducks...sorry bud, but JB1, you and Lyman will have to sit out anything but the toilet bowl this year (no pun)...AZ tomorrow night ,then onward and upward...JB2, not a bad outfit...)...Good TV trivia cougs but does anyone remember the show that made Ina Rae Hutton famous...??...Hoody1...Sorry I used the sleeper hold too much on you babysitting, but it was .50 an hour with a wild child or asleep...not a hard choice back then....Surf had a 49 Olds and the nicest guy to frequent Fosters...Oh and while Im here ...great homecoming JB, Loretta and all that made it possible...Great to see Ramona again...Only school I graduated from without extra classes, but I had Ms. Bodes in my back pocket...Last item....Go Ducks and Paco , thanks for the "good game"....Later Cougs...:o)
Ina Ray Hutton and her all girl band was on the Spade Cooley show.
And Chris, you were lucky as I used the Atomic Bomb off the top turnbuckle to put my cousin out for the evening. I was getting 35 cents an hour, so I wasn't as surgical. Lastly, I'm now a bonafide Ducks rooter. Call me a fair weather fan but can no longer pull for the House that McKay built, although their uniforms are the best in the nation. I just started pulling for the Rams again last year after switching from Denver the two previous years. Hey, what can I say.......I can't lose!!! Go Quackers----Beat AZ.....
Will one of you Oregon people send me a pennant and a Jersey please.
Yahno, those Oregon Unis aren't THAT bad.
Name: Dan Beebe () on Friday, October 20, 2000 at 00:37:08
City and State: Chubbuck, Idaho
Name: Myriam Curiel () on Thursday, October 19, 2000 at 22:41:48
City and State: Upland, CA
Message: Hey how's everyone doing?
If you graduated in the same class that I did and know who I am and would like to catch-up on what's new don't hesitate to e-mail me. Myriam :)
Name: Gary Lents () on Thursday, October 19, 2000 at 22:11:46
Message: Forgot to say that I heard from Jan St Martin-Citron (thanks Kieth). She is doing fine on Kona coast, at the same place where I used to spend time with her sis, Susie. I have asked her to post on feedback, so any of you that remember her, help prompt this Cougarette to join in; you can find her screen name on the alumni list.
Name: Gary Lents () on Thursday, October 19, 2000 at 22:06:10
Message: Napster has been in court already and the suit was spearheaded by Metallica...concerning artists rights...Napster won. This is old news, but, trust me, the courts will be involved again, according to the IRAA. Napster was created by a young man that had no idea what a pandora's box he was opening; standard record label companies will die or create other listening stations of this sort......enjoy, but realize that if the artists only make money from concerts, they won't be able to pay the suits & ties their 80+ percent; too bad! I owned a CD distribution company for many years, but, hell, I know nuthin...whaddya think Dan Johnson? To me, the biggest problem is what emerging artists will do to gain exposure.
Name: EL ROJO () on Thursday, October 19, 2000 at 20:57:13
City and State: STILLFARMCOUNTRY
Message: Baker, Janet at least has a hat on her shoulders, er, head. Good for you Janet. Paco, hows sc doing this year? Lymon I would root for the DAWGS anytime, except, against THE BRUINS. I like the Purple uni's. They look really good with fuscia trim. At least they aren't b--t ugly like a ducks you know what. But wait folks, especially you JB. When it comes to PAC TEN over the big ten (or eleven) whatever comes first, I would even root for sc against( ooohhh that sends shivers down my spine) those mid west derelicts. Irene Callahan are you still out there? Big reunion coming up as you know. Tell any of the other 60's COUGS that you know, about it. Looks like you and I and Bob Milazzo and a couple of others are the only ones from the great Soche class of HHS to make our mark on this site. Oh well, MAY THE COUGAR BE WITH YOU. JAKE N JUDE.
I'm with you on all fronts EL. The butt ugly uniforms of Oregon don't hold a candle to those Baby Blue numbers from Yuckla. Now that's a scary color if I ever saw one. I had a baby sitter that dressed scarier than the Wandas of Westwood. Now you take those USC Unis. They say, "Get outta my way or I'm gonna ram this football right down your throat"!! Be a Coug Russ......