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moved -- or just have fond memories of San Diego in the '40s, '50s and '60s.

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Wednesday, July 22, 2015

July 24, 2015

Once upon a time, in a land known as East San Diego, girls would ride the bus to North Park and shop at Whitneys.   Greg May has added two photos of Whitneys to the North Park album on his Vintage San Diego Facebook page

Later on, driver's licenses in hand, those girls would go out in the evenings to the movies.  One popular venue was the Valley Circle Theater, about where BevMo is in Mission Valley today.  Greg May has two photos and a great Grand Opening advertisement for the Valley Circle.  The Grand Opening took place December 26, 1966.

From the collection of John Pacheco, here's the

Speaking of the Horace Mann Cougars, Vivien Messick Isom drove by the old school the other day and noticed that it was now "The Home of the Tigers".  She wonders if female faculty members didn't want to be thought of as Cougars.

Victor Perez sends word that Naida Groff, his Biology teacher at Crawford, has passed away.  Click HERE to go to the Faculty Obituary Page.

Lee Cook '66 shares the sad news of the passing of his classmate Carole Kudrna Coleman.  Click HERE to go to the Class of '66 Obituary Page and learn more.