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.

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Londa Galley Warren's 1962 Centaur

Click HERE if you want to visit the web site and sneak a peek at the Senior yearbook belonging to Londa Galley Warren '62.  I'm hoping they post her high school diary next.

Monday, June 27, 2011

Eazy Turf Commercial with Tom Gilliland '64

Click HERE to see a video of Doris and Tom Gilliland's '57 Chevy 210.  OK, it's also a commercial for Easy Turf.

The Last Dairy Farms

Fifty years ago there were 130 dairies in San Diego County.  Click HERE to read the article in Monday's Union-Tribune about the four that remain.

Thursday, June 23, 2011

The Defibrillator

The Defibrillator, built by Bob Biehler '61, was purchased recently by comedian Jeff Dunham, who sent a film crew to Bob's garage to document the acquisition.  Click HERE to see some of the still shots Bob shared.

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Crawford's Auto Shop

Mike Fry '60 reports in from the San Diego County Fair that Crawford's Automotive Technology Class has a great display entitled "Some Assembly Required".  Click HERE to watch Heather Ford's 15-minute report from Crawford, then click HERE to go to the Fair..

Anne Radtke Hoefert '61

Sherry Dennstedt Zullo '61 sends word of the passing of her classmate Anne Radtke Hoefert (pictured) on June 10, 2011.  A memorial service will be held July 10 in Calimesa, CA.  You can get details AND sign the on-line guest book on the Class of '61 Obituary Page 

Thursday, June 16, 2011

Marsha Rubin Steinfield Outstanding Probation Volunteer

Click HERE to read the article in the Orange County Register about Marsha Rubin Steinfield '74 winning the Outstanding Probation Volunteer award.

Bob's Hats

That's Bob Urbach '62 shaping a cowboy hat at his shop in Ramona.  Click HERE to read the article in the Ramona Patch.

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

1964 Cougar

Janice Gard Johnson '69 shares her 1964 Horace Mann Cougar yearbook.  Click HERE to watch it as a Picasa slide show.

Monday, June 13, 2011

Paul Christian Andersen '59

A third-generation San Diegan, Paul Andersen '59 passed away June 6, 2011.  Boy oh boy, did he lead an interesting life.  Click HERE to go to the 1959 Obituary Page and read the obituary that appeared in the June 12th Union-Tribune.  You can also sign the on-line guest book while you're there.

Senora Brownell's Birthday Photos

Oh, man -- I KNEW I should have driven up to Irvine for Mrs. Brownell's 100th Birthday Party.  They had MARIACHIS!!!  Click HERE to see a slide show of photos taken by Emily Levin Lodmer '66.  I'm pretty sure she's the hottie in the Little Black Dress.

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

KCBQ Top 40 February 19, 1971

Boy, the songs of February 19, 1971 were nothing, if not eclectic:  "Me & Bobby McGee", "Mr. Bojangles", "My Sweet Lord", "Amos Moses".  Click HERE to check out the whole list.

June 6, 1961 Pacer

Click HERE to peruse the 6-page 1961 Graduation Issue of the Pacer.  It contains the 1960-61 Senior Standouts and the always-popular Senior Will Page.

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

San Diego's "Most Interesting" Man

Union-Tribune columnist Logan Jenkins thinks Sandy Shapery's idea to use 1915 Trolleys to reduce traffic in Balboa Park makes him San Diego's most interesting man.  Click HERE to read the column.

Thursday, June 2, 2011

May 25, 1961 Golden Anniversary Pacer

Click HERE to find out who was chosen as Song and Cheerleaders for the 1961-1962 school year.  Lots of other goodies too.  Remember Sandy Shapery's winning auto?  How about Senior Sketches.

Historic El Cajon Boulevard

Click HERE to take a trip down Historic El Cajon Boulevard.

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Jan Philipsen Richardson '69

Jan passed away peacefully on May 27, 2011 after a short battle with Multiple Myeloma.  You can read more about her on the Class of '69 Obituary Page as well as sign the On-Line Guest Book