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.

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Thursday, January 27, 2011

Road Safety Is No Accident

Dave Sleet '61 has had an article publishing in a major magazine.  Unfortunately it's in Russian.  Part of it's in English, though.  Click HERE and get out your Russian-English dictionary.

5th Annual Class of '72 Girls' Night Out Re-Gifting Party

Giovanna DeSanti Medina '72 forwards photos of this year's fiesta, which featured school cafeteria Peanut Butter Chews.  Click HERE and enjoy!!

Janicki Is Hero!!

Crawford Junior Paul Janicki '62 scored the winning free throw AFTER the final buzzer to propel the Colts to a 50-49 win over the Cavers.  Click HERE to read this and other exciting articles in the Pacer from January 26, 1961

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Clara and Mr. Tiffany

Sue Vreeland '63 has written another book, which the San Diego Union-Tribune reviewed on Sunday, January 16th.  Click HERE to read the article.

Queen Judy and Her Court

Judy Duffield Smith '67 is teaching in Cairo, Egypt.  Click HERE to see photos of her class, hubbie Mark, and -- oh, the symbolism -- Judy at a Breast Cancer Race for the Cure among the pyramids in Giza.

Thursday, January 13, 2011

Assembling the Ford Model T

I've been hearing about this video and finally took the time to watch it when it came around again last week.  It's a fascinating video of film shot nearly a century ago of the Ford Model T on the assembly line.  Click HERE to watch Henry Ford personally ride in the Model T Number 15,000,000.

Golden Anniversary Pacer

Doug Newberry's 1929 Model A Coupe was the featured automobile in the Pacer for January 12, 1961 -- 50 Years Ago.  Click HERE to read all four pages.

Ernie Dronenburg Wears Many Hats

The Business Section of the Union-Tribune had a big article on Ernie Dronenburg on Thursday, January 12th. Turns out he's now San Diego County's Assessor, recorder and clerk.  Click HERE to read the story.

A Postcard From The Past

Recognize this tower.  Me, too, but I didn't know its name.  I knew the one across the bay, but only because Coit Tower sounded almost risque in my youth.  Bob Richardson says it's a postcard of Sather Tower at Berkeley, but I'll let him tell the story.  Click HERE

Thursday, January 6, 2011

Charlie Johnson and his Chum Salmon

How cold was it in Charlie Johnson's backyard in Montana?  It was so cold he had to go to Alaska to get warm.  Actually, the 11-day, 100-mile boat trip he took with his granddaughter was last summer.  Click HERE to see a couple of great photos.