For people who attended Crawford High School or would have attended if they hadn't
moved -- or just have fond memories of San Diego in the '40s, '50s and '60s.

Check out the Crawford High web site.

Thursday, October 28, 2010

That Crazy Ernie Cowan

Photographer Ernie Cowan '62 moved north early on as an employee of the San Diego Union.  He later served Escondido as a council member and as mayor.  You won't believe his latest adventure.  Click HERE to read the whole story.


Crawford made the front page of the U-T last Saturday.  Sadly it was the story of the football players who didn't make grades.  Still, it was nice story about Homecoming with quotes from #1 Colt Susan Marshall Gordon '64.  Click HERE to read it for your own self.

Peanut Butter Chews

We've finally uploaded the San Diego City Schools Cafeteria Peanut Butter Chews recipe, courtesy of Debra Rogers Park '72.  Marcia Williams Carver '76 jumped the gun and whipped up a batch.  The verdict?  Yummm.  Oh -- did you want the recipe?  Click HERE.

Monday, October 25, 2010

Crawford Foundation

Every little bit helps.  If you're a Von's (or --  in Northern California  --Safeway) shopper, Crawford Foundation member Susan Marshall Gordon '64 hopes you'll take the time to sign up for the Escrip program, which will benefit Crawford.  Click HERE to sign up.  Remember to type in Crawford Foundation.

Thursday, October 21, 2010

Doesn't Seem Like A Half Century!!

She's smiling NOW!!!  A year's hard work has paid off for Sharon Culver Considine '60 and her talented reunion committee.  Click HERE to check out some photos from the Friday Night Mixer at Old Town Mexican Cafe and the Saturday Night Gala at Bali Hai.

The Responsive Guitar

Ervin Somogyi '61 has gone from ASB President to world-renowned luthier.  Click HERE to go to The Responsive Guitar page of his web site -- and make sure you watch the gorgeous video.

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Convair Aircraft of the 1950s

That's John Muir 5th Grader Ron Jagodinski pointing at the Convair XFY-1 Pogo Stick.  Ron also sent along snapshots of the B-36 Peacemaker and R3Y Tradewind.  Click HERE to check them out.

Jazz West Colts

That's Joe Dyke '65 on trumpet at last week's gig in the Turquoise Room at the Riviera Club.  Click HERE to see a 22-photo slide show featuring two other Colts -- Doug Kvandl and John Oatman, both Class of '68.  (Hint:  Click on the first little image to activate the slide show)

In Memoriam

Laverne Sather Christina '68 passed away in Huntsville, TX on October 11th.  Click HERE to sign the Guest Book

Thursday, October 7, 2010

New Town 1876

Downtown San Diego was known as New Town when this photo was taken in 1876.  Click HERE to see a larger view, and what details I was able to cobble together.

Camp Cuyamaca Songbook

Susan Marshall Gordon '64 shares the 12-page booklet she brought back from camp in 1958.  Click HERE to enjoy.

Cuyamaca Memories -- And One Other Thing

Lyn Gillis Parker '65 has three great memories of Camp Cuyamaca.  Click HERE (and scroll down) to learn what they are.  Lyn would also like to gently remind you that it's been three years since her grand-daughter and daughter-in-law were killed in a traffic accident.  The foundation Lyn established in their memory has donated $26,000 to charities in Lyn's neck of the woods.   Says Lyn, “Thank you for considering a donation & please join us Saturday, October 16th at Santa Fe Park on  “Route 66” in Needles for the 2K, 5K and 10K runs, raffles, auctions, games for kids, and community BBQ"  Click HERE to learn about the photo at the left.  (Lyn's the hottie in the middle)  Email Lyn if you have questions.

Restored San Diego State Mural Dedicated

George Sorensen '69 was in town this week for the dedication of the restored mural his father painted in 1936.  The San Diego U-T did a nice article on it.  Click HERE to enjoy it.  George says he's going to give me a little more warning next trip so we can get together.  Perhaps you'd like to join us.

Tony Kent Charger Party

Friends of the late Tony Kent '74 will gather on Sunday to watch the Chargers-Oakland game at Nico's Steak & Chop House, 2015 Birch Road, in Chula Vista.   (Hint:  It's across from AMC Theaters at Otay Ranch Town Center).  The doors open at 11 AM.  Contact Kim McGee if you have questions.