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Another early 60's classic Etta James
Name: Jill McFarlane () on Wednesday, October 24, 2001 at 14:28:30
Message: Thanks Sloey for the plug! Before my folks moved to Hawthorne, our phone number was PL7, don't know what the PL stood for, pleasant maybe? We lived near the Holly Park area which was east of Van Ness, near the Hawthorne airport. Dan, I think I remember that cuda of yours. My first car was a 73 Capri. My parents had a 62 Chevy Impala until 1974. Does anyone remember a car called the Hilman, my folks had a 1959 Hilman convertible, it was cool.
Pleasant or Plymouth. How about the old Zenith numbers. Try dialing that one without "Operator Assistance".
Name: Tara Vickers () on Wednesday, October 24, 2001 at 12:53:10
Message: This message is for everyone. I am looking for my father Ron Berry. I've never had the chance to meet him or even speak to him. Unfortunately, the only information I have about him is his name and that he graduated HHS in 1970. I am now 30 years old and have a husband and children of my own. I would love to know something about my father, do I have brothers or sisters...all of the questions that have been haunting me for so many years. If anyone out there can get in contact with him or can give me info, such as an e-mail address or home address so I can get in touch with him, I would be eternally grateful. Thanks.
Hi Tara, I just looked at senior pictures from 1969 to 1971 and didn't see him listed. That doesn't necessarily mean anything but are you sure he went to HHS and not another school in the area? I'm sure if someone knows him, they'll speak out. Good Luck.....
Name: Howard Duran () on Wednesday, October 24, 2001 at 12:50:24
City and State: Lake Forest
Message: Osborne 6-2378 here, remember 4 way party lines? We were on one, what a trip. We still had them at the Pacific Telephone and Telegraph Company in Inglewood until I left in 1968. We had 2 party lines in Costa Mesa and Newport until 1970. I remember as a kid picking up the phone at a predetermined time and talk with your party line, we all new one another. There was a lot of yelling that you've been on too long also. Later...
Not me.... I always had a reason for talking and kept the conversation to 3 minutes or less.....YEAH RIGHT!!!
Name: Dan Johnson () on Wednesday, October 24, 2001 at 11:36:24
City and State: Sherman Oaks, CA
Message: High school cars. My first one was a 1965 Plymouth Barracuda. It was "root beer" colored and had one of those "hatch back" windows in the back. It played only 93 KHJ on the AM radio. When the Barracuda died, Jesse Upegi's uncle (?) came by and towed it away for free. I didn't realize at the time that I could have got $50 for salvage, doh! My second one was a 1964 Chevrolet Biscayne. It was white with red interior. The Biscayne was basically an Impala with a larger, boxier trunk. The first time I ever drove the car was to Anaheim Stadium for the Yes, Peter Frampton, Gentle Giant show (circa 1976?). I shared that car with my step-sister, Robin Cheek. Once I was out driving with two friends and we had consumed this concoction of Blue Hawaiian & Miller beer. One of my "friends" got sick and tossed chunks out the passenger side window. The stomach contents were green and left a nasty stain. Robin and I spent about a month parking the car across the street from our apartment (4672 w. 118th) so that my mom and her dad would not see the stain. It worked -- another wicked round of partying concealed from the powers that be.
Name: Mom B () on Wednesday, October 24, 2001 at 11:08:50
City and State: Thousand Oaks, CA
Message: Marsha, your story about the old black phones brought back a lot of memories. My kids also used the entry closet for phone calls. I called the phone company and had a 20 foot cord attached. The bedrooms became the closet. That lasted a month till I could not stand tripping over that thing in the hallway leading to the bedrooms anymore and had it removed. Those were the days when my husband used to call our next door neighbor and ask her to come over and tell the kids to get off the phone so he could call home.
Name: Gomez () on Wednesday, October 24, 2001 at 10:25:17
City and State: Beaver,Oregon
Message: Keith, in my mind you are Mr.Olympia.
John, I was a VW kind of gal because my dad had a VW kind of budget.
I was thinking more along the lines of "Flower Power".
Name: Linda Reynolds () on Wednesday, October 24, 2001 at 09:47:45
City and State: Chatsworth, CA
Message: Hey!! I'm a 62'er too! George Rea, what do you think? It should be easier this time because of this wonderful website making it cake to get the word out. Neil, I remember you also. We have such a good group of 62'ers. I've been in New Hampshire visiting my daughter, it's beautiful there but glad to be back to sunny CA.
Great, thanks Linda. Are there any more 62ers out there??
Name: Gomez () on Wednesday, October 24, 2001 at 06:45:27
City and State: Beaver
Message: I remember driving to the beach with only my bathing suit on. Driver's license in the glove. No towel or SUNSCREEN. Just enough money to buy food at the Annex. If I was lucky, I would make it all the way home without running out of gas. My VW had no gas gage. It was a 1954 like me. Up here in the Great Northwest the rains are back! Now watch those Beavers and Ducks shine like the sun!
Petey, Now how did I know you were a VW kinda' person.
Name: Keith D. Jones () on Wednesday, October 24, 2001 at 01:50:09
City and State: Honolulu, HI
Message: Folks, I'm not entering the Olympia. I am going to see some of my friends compete and see some of my sponsors at the show. My diet and training right now would barely make me eligible for the Belly-Flop contest at The Candy Store in Ft. Lauderdale. But thanks for the encouragement
Name: Loretta Cuiper () on Wednesday, October 24, 2001 at 01:18:27
City and State: Hawthorne, Ca
Message: My Mother still has the same phone number (Osborne) since 1946. Boy, that sure brought a big memory back, I still can see that funny looking black phone sitting in the sunroom. Now, on to the 62 reunion, Yeah,it's time for this 40th get together. Looking forward to hearing from George Rea's Group and I'm sure we can all help in someway. Always a Coug....PS: John and Janet, Thanks again for being there for Mom's 88th Party....
We wouldn't have missed it, Loretta. Thanks for inviting us.
Name: Dewey () on Tuesday, October 23, 2001 at 22:20:59
Class: sometimes..but not not now
City and State: Live From Dallas
Message: Hey John..Sometimes I think the homeless have the right Idea?I mean I already have my shopping cart (with 4 good wheels) and I have my palm tree picked out at Venice Beach
Name: Marsha Russell Hood () on Tuesday, October 23, 2001 at 20:42:48
City and State: Redondo Beach
Message: Hey Kell, my mom still has the same number they have always had. As you said, they say 67 instead of Osborne..............I liked the Osborne. I remember when we got our first phone and we didn't have an extension cord on it long enough to take it to my room...........I spent many an hour sitting in the entrance closet yacking on the phone. We had one phone for the four of us, now kids have their own cell phones..........I would have loved that!!!!!
I saw a homeless guy pushing his shopping cart and talking on his cell phone. Whatta COUNTRY!!!
Name: Doris () on Tuesday, October 23, 2001 at 20:27:09
Message: OSborne 6-6360 Our phone number in Hawthorne. OSborne 6-4827 My niece's number. OSborne 5-1487 My ex's That's it for the OLD memory tonight! This was almost too much for it ... I have a headache!
Name: JIM SLOEY () on Tuesday, October 23, 2001 at 19:46:26
City and State: rb, ca
Message: I just got the new catalogue, ok its my wife's, from Victoria Secrets and you'll never guess who is on the cover. Jill McFarlane! She looks like she is 22. Hey Doris, nice going! RAGBRAI JULY 21-27, 2002 its the cougartown prom of 2002 with an attitude.
Yeah, and you sound like..........never mind.
Name: Kelley () on Tuesday, October 23, 2001 at 19:23:47
Message: nobody has an Osborne number in Haw. I remember mine OS6-4046. Estrada OS6-6348. Who has those phone numbers now? I bet Steve Frasers parents still have there same number. Gosh I'm a little overly obcessed with this. I'm sure it's not my libido. ha
Ours was OS6-1814
Name: Jill McFarlane () on Tuesday, October 23, 2001 at 18:42:01
City and State: Mission Viejo
Message: I know exactly JB's birthday, he happens to share his birthday with my youngest son Trevor.
Sloey, if you want to spread rumors, you can tell people that I am a Victoria Secret model! and that I am 22 years old.
Thats my 2 cents. Everyone have a nice week!
Name: Debra Lee McGregor () on Tuesday, October 23, 2001 at 17:29:47
City and State: Lancaster, CA
Message: Yeah! I finally got my own computer at home! Of course, sharing it with two teenagers is extremely enjoyable, but it's my own at home! My e-mail has changed and I think it fits much better. Hope all is well with all ya cougs.
Name: Mike Hinsch () on Tuesday, October 23, 2001 at 17:03:53
City and State: North Plains, OR
Message: Hey Keith, If you are looking for a unique 1958 car that not too many people have....try a 1958 Edsel. I've owned several over the last 23 years and they always get people talking. Everyone has an Edsel story to tell.
One of my favorite 58's is the first Pontiac Bonneville. It was the first 50's American car that I can remember with bucket seats, and it had those chrome "Nomad looking" headliner pieces. Very cool car...
Name: doris () on Tuesday, October 23, 2001 at 16:26:22
Message: Hey Sloey!
Name: Melinda Farrow () on Tuesday, October 23, 2001 at 15:30:53
City and State: Redondo Beach, Ca
Message: To all Class of 82 Alumni's: We are in the works of putting together our 20 Year Reunion being held August 10th 2002 at Barnabys Hotel in Manhattan Beach. Please get the word out to all the class of 82 alumni's. Or anyone else out there, if you can pass the word along to people you may know that may know someone from our class. I can be contacted at the email address above.
Thanks for everyones help! John again, thank you for posting our reunion information in the Reunions section..Linda class of 82 committee member.
Name: JIM SLOEY () on Tuesday, October 23, 2001 at 14:38:11
E-Mail: ijustdothistoseeifanybodyreadsthesesoif youdosayheysloeynexttimeyouwritein.com
City and State: rb
Message: Why are you always accusing me? Why? Did I ride off and leave you this morning? I did not tell anyone it was your birthday today, if you got wishes for a birthday its not my fault, everybody loves you little Johhny Baker and they probably just felt like wishing you a happy birthday. Here is what I wrote to a group email that for some reason had your name removed. "tomorrow is NOT JOHN'S birthday so email him tomorrow and wish him a NOT BIRTHDAY." As the Walrus said, its time to talk of other things...You will be available that week, Dan said so.
Name: Doris () on Tuesday, October 23, 2001 at 13:28:37
Message: HEY KEITH! Good luck at Mr. Olympia! HEY JOHN! Happy NO birthday!
Name: JIM SLOEY () on Tuesday, October 23, 2001 at 12:54:52
City and State: rb, ca
Message: Keith why would you go to Mr. Olympus? Stay away from the guy your credit card company has all the rights now. Well John hope you have a great day on your special day, and remember RAGBRAI is July 21-27.
I'll be busy that week, but thanks for thinking of me.
On the other note, Sloey the trouble maker has done it again folks. Thanks for all the birthday greetings from everyone, but it's NOT my birthday. Please, if he sends out ANYTHING to you, it's ALWAYS A LIE!!! He's a lawyer, remember?
Name: Keith D. Jones () on Tuesday, October 23, 2001 at 11:53:43
City and State: Honolulu, HI
Message: Hey Alan, take you VW down to Tijuana and have them do the entire interior. It shouldn;t cost you much more than a couple hundred bucks. You can get the seat redone, headliner and door panels. The work is top notch. My first car was a 59 MGA back when I was a junior at HHS. I have decided to find a car built in 1958 (the year I was born) and rebuild that. I want a car built in that year, Any suggestions on what car I should buy. I like foriegn but would definitely buy American. I don;t want a 58 Chevy though. SO many of those. I want something that not many people have. By the way I love being back in Hawaii. One more thing, had about 11 charges on my credit card that weren't mine. Though my Barnaby Jones instinct and skill I have found the person who got my credit card number off the internet. He paid his electric bill the past two months and his cable bill plus bought a bunch of stufff off the internet. He lives in Anaheim and has a business called Stormmin's. My credit card company was great. They cancelled and fedexed me a new visa card. I have found out this guy has been doing this for awhile. I have his address and on Thursday I fly into LAX (on the way to Vegas for the Mr. Olmpia) so I will be visiting him. Jimbo what legal crap can I do to this guy (of course after Jones law deals with him). He has a business. Advise me. Aloha
Hey Keith, What weight class are you entered in? I'll be watching.
Name: Don La Daga () on Tuesday, October 23, 2001 at 10:51:08
City and State: Hawthorne, CA
Message: OK, I'm here!!!
Name: Rick Trullinger () on Tuesday, October 23, 2001 at 01:15:52
City and State: Independence, Ca.
Message: Hey John, whats more strange is the actual process, and there isn't any trout that look like me.
I'm not so sure about that Rick
Name: Alan Nelson () on Monday, October 22, 2001 at 23:20:46
City and State: Parker, Az
Message: Not exactly a hot rod, but I just picked up a '69 VDub to play with and fix up. Anyone out there have any tips and/or good sources for OEM VW parts? If you want to watch it come together as it happens, I'll be putting up the progress at http://www.boatcop.com/project.htm.
Maybe when it's done I'll bring it over for one of the Fosters runs.
Sounds great Alan. We'll be watching the progress on the website.
Name: Janet Burkett () on Monday, October 22, 2001 at 21:59:05
Message: Hey Neil.....I remember you! I'm looking forward to our '62 reunion and I think plans are under way for an O.C. venue. Wish some other 62ers would get back in control of this feedback page! I agree with the observation JB1....I was beginning to think this was becoming a senior's fantasy ad page! How BOUT those cougars???
Let's hear from some 62ers. We've got a reunion coming up next year. Let us know what you think.
Name: CHERYL NICOCIA () on Monday, October 22, 2001 at 20:28:52
City and State: Keno,Oregon(ontheriver)
Message: Hey Neil! I'm a 62er. I remember you. Where is Dallas Oregon? I live in Keno (big town) . Yes, where is George Rea anyway. We NEVER see him up here, huh John? Our 40th reunion. Who'da thought? .....
Yep, it's getting time to start the planning.
Name: Kelley () on Monday, October 22, 2001 at 20:11:41
Message: I just got a phone number for someone in Hawthorne and it's a 676 # or what used to be OS6, which was Osborne. Man I had forgotten all about that. How many of you living in Haw. have a 676 #?
Name: Royal Wm. Lord Jr. () on Monday, October 22, 2001 at 19:41:38
Maiden: Same as above!
City and State: Cerritos, California
Message: Hi Mr. Kyllonen, I know you didn't plan on saying "Thank you Lord" just by the look on your face and your reaction. You were speechless and laughing so hard you couldn't start class for 15 to 20 minutes. Those were some good times! We kidded before class but when the bell rang we got right to work. (Right, Mr. Nyman) I know I would do real well on your quizzes because I always listened to your every word. (HA!HA!) Hi, Russ and Judy, Thanks for those kind words, I am glad you are getting better. Does anyone know how to get in touch with Suzanne Barton ('61). Her e-mail on the Alumni list is not right. Thank God I'm a Coug! Royal
Name: Neil Andersen () on Monday, October 22, 2001 at 18:05:17
City and State: Dallas, OR
Message: Looking for Class of '62 people
Hey Neil, you've found one right here, and there're plenty more up here to talk with. We need some plans for our 40th next year too. George Rea, are you out there??
Name: Sammy Sunbather () on Monday, October 22, 2001 at 16:23:52
City and State: Wetnwild,USA
Message: UH....Dizzy, now I know your libido is runnin in overdrive and I know that long 16 hr. drive will give you plenty of time to think about them young men. But you might need to put ‘rain gear’ on those handsome young men after you rub them down with sunscreen. (Cause they’re gonna have to go back outside when she’s done an the sun wont be shining) Now try to picture it in your mind. Yes that’s right. (We’ll see her come down off the ceiling in a week or two)
So.....how about HHS and those Cougars huh?? This ain't the libido chat room.......
Name: Estrada () on Monday, October 22, 2001 at 12:17:40
City and State: R.B.CA
Message: Hey Ewe, Surfbabe. Put your thinkin' cap on. I'm a single women with a libido in overdrive. Do you really think I'd drive 16 hours to put 'rain gear' on those handsome young men OR rub them down with sunscreen? Now take your time. Try to picture it in your mind. Yes, that's right. Now, get back to work. Jeeze, I have to explain everything! DZ
Name: surfbabe () on Monday, October 22, 2001 at 09:52:55
E-Mail: of course
Maiden: of course
City and State: nowheresville
Message: Liz, sunscreen you must be thinking with your ewe. You mean rain gear!!! bonzi on up babe, I'll get you a job at club 101 they need some new ewe.
Name: Doris () on Monday, October 22, 2001 at 09:22:07
Message: HEY GUYS! I screwed up and wrote Regina Jensen's email address incorrectly. It is: firstname.lastname@example.org.
As I said on Friday, she had a slip and fall accident, broke her ankle and would, I am sure, LOVE to hear from all with a cheery email. And by the way, CHEERY MONDAY TO ALL COUGARS, wherever you are!
Name: Mike Riley () on Monday, October 22, 2001 at 09:07:01
City and State: Moutain Home, AR.
Message: I just got back fron North of San Fran. It was good to get by the water again. Got to watch a few surfers. I didn't know there were so many wineries up there. I just had a new grand son, my daughter lives in Santa Rosa, Ca. I wish I had my house out there, it's got to be a million dollar house there. Ground can't be worth that much. It was nice to be back in Calif. again even if it was way up there.
Name: Lyman Moss () on Monday, October 22, 2001 at 07:56:16
City and State: Everett, Wa.
Message: Hey Russ, I think that you have a team this year that could be Rose Bowl bound unless there is an upset in their future. They looked real good against my Dawgs. The only defense I have is that Cody Pickett was injured so you didn't get to see the Dawgs at their best. In fact Picketts last game against Arizona was not very good because he is still not 100% but enough with excuses. U.C.L.A. is one dam good team. And about the Rams, I have been a Ram fan for many years. I would like to see the Seahawks get their act together so I could have a local team to root for. Well thats all for now folks. Take care all of you Cougars, speaking of Cougars, don't forget those Wash. St. Cougars. There is still a chance that a Washington team could see Roses this year.
Name: Gomez () on Monday, October 22, 2001 at 06:07:23
City and State: Beaver
Message: Hey Liz the Bonsai run only takes 16 hours but be careful who you drive up with. You could end up with three hots and a cot. Kell saw more than red that day. And as far as that sunscreen goes....Give it to a Beaver.