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The Bleat Beat: Member Updates

What Wooly Quadrupeds are Saying

Rees Clark 16-Mar-2019
Noting the passing of long-time actor and KTLA personality Tom Hatten, familiar to every 50s and 60s kid in Greater LA. Link goes to nice tribute. armandsrancho.blogspot.com
Susan (Blanchard) Kline 09-Mar-2019
Living in "Wayne's Woods" in SE PA with Wayne and 4 dogs. Very peaceful here. Singing in Chester County Choral Society.
Judith (Depew) Nicholas 06-Mar-2019
Not a lot is new- Istill work for Dr. Patel in Alhambra [it's such a joy to go to work and help people]. I have 3 daughters, all grads of TCHS. I have 8 grandchildren, 4 boys & 4 girls. I have 7 great-grandchildren, 4 boys & 3 girls. I am blessed.
David Allen Morris 04-Mar-2019
It would be very difficult, but perhaps not impossible, for me to get away during May through July.
Cheryl (Johann) Mahoney 04-Mar-2019
~ Golf - Thurs AM May 16th
~ Happy Hour - Riverside Mission Inn Presidential ~ Lounge Thursday evening May 16th
~ Main Reunion Event - Riverside Mission Inn - Fri May 17th 5 PM
See Temple City High School Class of 1969 50th Reunion on Facebook
Wendy McKenna 26-Feb-2019
Important Update! In order to make our event more inclusive the "70's Rams Roundup" will now be held on Saturday, 10/12/19 at the Best Western Golden Sails Hotel in Long Beach. Mark your calendars and spread the word please! More info to follow!
Becky (Manning) Skougstad 18-Feb-2019
Still live in Lakewood, Colorado.
Susan (Harty) Millette 16-Feb-2019
Retired RN keeping busy with grand babies and traveling
Alan Arthur 05-Feb-2019
Looking forward to seeing everyone at the 45th reunion this fall.
Janet (Case) Johnson 10-Jan-2019
Got married May 2012 to my highschool sweetheart! Last name is now Johnson.
Shelley A (Koerner) Hofslund 10-Dec-2018
I graduated in 1970, moved to Wisconsin to take care of grandparents and ended up staying in Wisconsin my home state I am still here, I am divorced and a widow married twice. I have 3 children 2 girls and one boy also have 5 grandchildren
Jennifer Shlam 19-Nov-2018
After 46 years for me, and more for the rest of my family, 5 other alumnis, we all just moved to Idaho..
Melanie (Lamb) Weeston 10-Sep-2018
Happily married, blessed grandmother of 6 and living is rural Iowa..life is good!!
Kathy (Archer) Keithley 26-Aug-2018
Class of '78: Online reunion sales have closed. Please let us know if you wish to pay at the door or otherwise. www.tchsclassof1978.com
Kevin Francis Keenan 08-Jul-2018
He was one of 3 friends and the best of of us died in 1968 (Gary Craven) from bone cancer. I was just trying to see how Mark was faring.
Debbie Ann (Sasse) Bannister 12-Jun-2018
Divorced, grandmother to 6 grandchildren, currently living in San Tan Valley, AZ.
Karen Petersen 03-Jun-2018
I have been living in San Luis Obispo the the last 20 years. Retired now and enjoying life on the Central Coast.
Larry Stapleton 09-May-2018
I was a member of the 1966 graduation class of Temple City High School in my Freshman Year. I graduated from Oak Avenue Jr. HS in 1962 and Longden Elementary class of 1960.
Gregg Peterson 03-Apr-2018
Class of 1970, continued raising our family in TC until 1992 when we moved to Texas. We have twin boys that are 40 and two girls in their 30's along with 7 grand kids all living in Texas. gapaustin@aol.com.
Barbara Anderson 14-Mar-2018
Happily living in Davis, Calif. Retired from UC Davis in 2004 as associate editor of UC Davis Magazine, occasionally freelancing my editing and writing skills. Both granddaughters are at TCHS (future alumnae!).

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reesclark60 - Mar 18, 2019 at 12:11 PM
Calling all Marrs From an old admirer (of TCHS, no doubt): I am not an alumnus but looking for an old friend who I believe transferred to...
reesclark60 - Mar 18, 2019 at 12:02 PM
A friend of TCHS writes, "Looking for my husband's sister. They lost touch after their mom passed a decade ago. Her maiden name is Kimberly...
reesclark60 - Mar 16, 2019 at 11:01 AM
Sadly, TCHS has no comprehensive list of all former students. We have relied on members to submit lists. If you have the time, claim your...
reesclark60 - Mar 16, 2019 at 10:53 AM
In the 17 years since we first opened this site, the number of former students has grown. Using 400 per class for 54 years, we now estimate...
reesclark60 - Mar 16, 2019 at 10:15 AM
We always need coordinator-monitors for class/reunion topics; care to volunteer? Light duty, easy tasks. [LINK]
jgregson - Mar 08, 2019 at 3:23 PM
Class of 1960: Watch for 2020 reunion info soon. Follow the link to a discussion of the plans. [LINK]
reesclark60 - Mar 08, 2019 at 2:50 PM
Attention all: A bit hard to coordinate from thousands of miles. Soon we will need SoCal colleagues; this would be a good time to jump in...
reesclark60 - Mar 06, 2019 at 9:54 AM
I have all four yearbooks. After the first round, perhaps we can go through those, too. There are numerous people who were part of our class...
flyingtiger - Mar 06, 2019 at 9:46 AM
A list of missing names would be very helpful. Thanks Janell.
reesclark60 - Mar 06, 2019 at 9:45 AM
Thanks, Dave! I've put a "warning" on my Facebook page that about 20 should see.
flyingtiger - Mar 06, 2019 at 9:36 AM
Rees, Thanks for the reset. I mistakenly thought we were starting a new group for this reunion. I believe I have some contact information...
reesclark60 - Mar 05, 2019 at 2:39 PM
DM, Janell indicated she'd make a list of the balance of classmates not already in alumni system (those who have not participated in...
reesclark60 - Mar 05, 2019 at 2:32 PM
OK! We're on course to share information and ideas. This will be shared by committee and classmates for maximum distribution.
flyingtiger - Mar 05, 2019 at 2:16 PM
It would be very difficult, but perhaps not impossible, for me to get away during May through July. The reunion could be held here in...
reesclark60 - Mar 02, 2019 at 8:25 PM
We're working on our first mailing for 2020. This would be a good time to ask your friends to update their contact data on this website.
reesclark60 - Mar 02, 2019 at 8:14 PM
Back by popular demand, the ever popular Class of 1960 reunion. We've hidden the planning comments from 2010; but historians may request...
reesclark60 - Feb 28, 2019 at 5:01 PM
The obituary intake form has been improved. Editorial functions have been updated, so when you write to confirm, we can turn your...
reesclark60 - Jan 30, 2019 at 12:22 PM
'The Ramble' seems to have gone silent; no new episodes since Nov. 13, 2018. Will it return? [LINK]
reesclark60 - Jan 20, 2019 at 2:11 PM
reesclark60 - Jan 19, 2019 at 12:31 PM
I'm curious about whether the man accused in the murder has ever been prosecuted. Local media have nothing since 2017 about the case.
reesclark60 - Jan 16, 2019 at 11:49 AM
I find myself wondering when this year's exploration of the limits of dorkiness on The Ramble will end.
jancase56 - Jan 10, 2019 at 6:41 PM
Sorry to hear about Mark. Only knew him through Dan. You might want to also report on Dan and Rosie. Condolences to you and family on all...
jancase56 - Jan 10, 2019 at 6:33 PM
Thanks for setting this up Rees. Hopefully we can reach even more alumni than we currently are able to.
reesclark60 - Dec 07, 2018 at 5:14 PM
The nice folks of '78 invited me to attend their reunion, which was a first class event managed by Kathy Keithley and Brad Fagan. The...
reesclark60 - Oct 22, 2018 at 5:47 PM
Hi, jdang13! I'm the editor of the site. No one has brought a reunion for 2009 to my attention. Perhaps the Universe wants you to take up...
jdang13 - Oct 15, 2018 at 1:12 PM
Not sure how active this website is, but I am wondering if there will be a 10 year reunion planned for the class of 2009? Thanks!
reesclark60 - Sep 21, 2018 at 10:04 PM
How can we improve this site? We welcome your ideas and criticism.
reesclark60 - Sep 08, 2018 at 4:19 PM
We really do welcome ideas to make this better. All will be considered subject to evaluation of community interest and availability of...
reesclark60 - Sep 07, 2018 at 11:34 AM
I am confident that even after 60 years I could identify any of my fellow runners from a distance of several meters behind as they recede...
reesclark60 - Sep 07, 2018 at 11:27 AM
In the 1950s, Mr. Bregoli, Mr. Applegate, Mr. Martínez, Ms. Samorajcic (sp?) and several others gave many of us a head start toward our...
reesclark60 - Aug 20, 2018 at 3:04 PM
Any other bucket-list suggestions are welcome, of course.
reesclark60 - Aug 20, 2018 at 3:03 PM
It is time to reawaken the troops for the big 6-zero. We could all go to Alaska and hang with Dave Morris or to Colombia to annoy Bill...
reesclark60 - Aug 08, 2018 at 11:40 AM
Who's coming, event details... Click the following link. [LINK]
kkeithley - Aug 08, 2018 at 11:38 AM
Kathy Keithley and Brad Fagan '78 write: Our Sepember 15 reunion has been relocated to the Double Tree in Monrovia. BONUS: we are lowering...
reesclark60 - Jul 08, 2018 at 11:09 AM
Note news in this case posted June 14, 2018. RC [LINK]
harmon - May 07, 2018 at 6:24 PM
I'm glad Mr. Wilson lasted 93 years, he was a forgiving soul. I was sports editor of the Rampage in 1959-60. The journalism class was right...
reesclark60 - Mar 28, 2018 at 10:32 AM
Sadly, in the interim we've lost Dick Beckley, Shelley Hawkins, Joyce Roberts Dolan, Dave Parker, Phil Thorndyke, Barbara Kahn Millard,...
Babz61 - Mar 14, 2018 at 10:40 AM
Sorry to read this news. I remember Jon from our mutual days in the clarinet section of Mr. Godfrey's band. He was funny and cute. The photo...
reesclark60 - Apr 07, 2017 at 1:14 PM
We all hope our classmates will go far, but it's very likely Lindsey has set the standard for many decades to come. One hopes he remembered...
lynn162 - Feb 26, 2017 at 4:31 AM
Class of 1967. Live in Port Orchard, WA. Interested in Class mates in our area. Lynn Wilson [LINK]
dbilar - Mar 23, 2015 at 1:00 AM
Bill Schmidt made us junior highers SEE! No one else had as big a heart for students as he did.
rveit - Mar 04, 2015 at 9:14 AM
From 1958 to 1971, we lived on the southwest corner of Oak and Ardendale. Just a bit westward down the latter, toward Rosemead Blvd., was a...
reesclark60 - Feb 03, 2015 at 4:05 PM
This is a test obit comment.
sapeer1 - May 05, 2014 at 7:53 PM
Please note: The correct date for the TCHS 70s Beach Bash is JUNE 21 not July.
reesclark60 - Apr 10, 2014 at 9:26 AM
Editor's privilege: It is easy to add a comment. You must be a registered member. Sign in, go to the article and find the comment option...
reesclark60 - Jan 14, 2014 at 10:32 AM
Hard to give Kathy and Brad enough credit for a well organized, well attended gathering of alumni ranging from 1960 to 2004. Easy to...
reesclark60 - Mar 30, 2012 at 11:10 AM
More on security. No problem, but a problem. The person who sent the messages falsely joined the assn. We've blocked the person's message...
reesclark60 - Mar 29, 2012 at 1:40 PM
No more LA Times links. We've discovered the Times now wants you to sign up and pay for this. Sorry, but we didn't do it.
jgregson - Dec 23, 2011 at 12:34 PM
In either 1951 or 1952 my mother won a contest to name a theme for the parade, which was "Hours of Enchantment." Watching Hoppy on tv could...
reesclark60 - Aug 29, 2011 at 11:08 AM
Hey, hey! That was back in your "Nonie" days or before. Kathy sent in the pic. The C. Festival folks used to be sure the whole town was...
showalter1 - Jul 27, 2011 at 11:36 AM
This picture brings back happy memories. I believe the title of our float was "Watching Hoppy on TV". The little boy was Kathy Springer's...
reesclark60 - Jun 24, 2011 at 2:59 PM
Hint: At least one of them wasn't allowed to cross Rosemead Blvd. alone.
fwilliams - May 31, 2011 at 5:31 PM
We have spent time in the basement waiting out storms. Many trees came down in our neighborhood, but no other damage. I traveled to...
kkramer - Sep 26, 2010 at 6:14 PM
Bob, I had to cancel the Nov 2/14 trip but am scheduling a trip to Yunnan and Zhijang provinces March 1125, 2011. I'll have the itinerary...
bhahn - Sep 23, 2010 at 1:40 PM
hi karen. what is the cost of your china trip ? i am usually in hong kong so would need to meet up with your group in hk or china. please...
mabrams - Aug 30, 2010 at 8:14 AM
Cloverly did not have a jungle gym of that sorts during the time this was taken
mabrams - Aug 30, 2010 at 8:13 AM
I believed it at the time, still do, no reason not to.
SDWatson - Apr 18, 2010 at 4:21 PM
We went to the Pico Rivera train station to get the train. I remember those all night parties with fond memories because - for the class of...
rcurtiss - Feb 06, 2010 at 3:18 PM
It is the Sunnyslope Little League All Star team of 1956 which now plays at its permanent facilitiy on the corner of Muscatel and Broadway...
reesclark60 - Jan 29, 2010 at 2:12 PM
It's a Little League All-Star team, whose constituent teams played at Emperor. The venue is Emperor School, ca. 1956/7. For about 2.5 years...
twykes - Jan 28, 2010 at 10:40 AM
Hi Rocky, This picture has been driving me crazy, Steve Judy is in the back row 4th from left. Ed Calvert is bottom row 1st on left? are...
mayflower - Jan 10, 2010 at 6:04 PM
Isn't that one of the Elder boys in the front row, with glasses? There are other familiar faces but I'd have to dig out my yearbooks to -...
reesclark60 - Nov 23, 2009 at 8:12 PM
Fixed the class lists issue. Fixed the message name problem. Don't be surprised when your address appears on your profile; it's just...
reesclark60 - Nov 20, 2009 at 8:27 AM
Names are incorrectly displayed on messages in the Message Center. Stored values are correct.
reesclark60 - Nov 20, 2009 at 8:13 AM
Oh, swell! Sorry, but the class lists are deranged due to an upload error. We're working on it.
reesclark60 - Nov 19, 2009 at 7:05 PM
ONE MORE THING: Please sign in and have a look at the member list. Some members were never or incorrectly linked to a class year in the old...
reesclark60 - Nov 19, 2009 at 7:03 PM
KNOWN BUGS AND INCOMPLETE FEATURES: First, In order to get the interactive profile data moved to the new platform we have not brought...
reesclark60 - Nov 19, 2009 at 6:35 PM
UPDATE: The content update is complete. Two additional features will be added soon, a Friends list and a Favorites list. Profile editing...
reesclark60 - Nov 10, 2009 at 10:01 AM
OK, I've waited long enough. I see Steve Judy, Danny Adams, ? Calvert, R. Curtiss, Lorrie Gardner and several others I recognize but cannot...
dawnnelson - Nov 01, 2009 at 4:48 PM
Anyone planning on attending?? It would be fun to get a group together. Dawn Nelson Pierce
dufouchard - Oct 23, 2009 at 11:37 AM
Did Arnie Godfrey really put a duck pond in the Principals office with floating ducks? Then rigged the summons bells to falter? Truth or...
reesclark60 - Sep 13, 2009 at 12:20 PM
Can someone in TC please send us a picture of the "Piazza" project? Just attach to a letter to the editor. - RC [LINK]
rwatters - Sep 12, 2009 at 2:12 PM
Not surprising. I recently visited my old friend, Steve Pulley, in T.C. enroute to Asia. I shopped at the K-Mart...parked my rental car in a...
reesclark60 - Sep 09, 2009 at 11:35 PM
I recently found a notice in the Social Security index for a Rubén F. Martínez whose birthdate and birthplace closely match "our" Mr. M....
reesclark60 - Sep 09, 2009 at 11:32 PM
On behalf of a visitor: "I am looking for one of your alumns, Cathy Alden. I went to San Jose State with her back in 1968, and I lost track...
reesclark60 - Sep 06, 2009 at 10:48 AM
Ray: Look up "pirrie" in List Members. Click his name in the results list. On his profile find a small envelope or the link "write to Tim"...
kelso67 - Sep 03, 2009 at 8:08 PM
A girl by the name of Niki Pehlivanos. Graduated in 2001 from TC and I have asked numerous people I still stay in contact with but with no...
Guest - Aug 29, 2009 at 2:36 PM
I knew a girl in grade school at Longden Avenue by the name of Patricia Flaherty. I would like to connect with her and find out what...
Guest - Aug 29, 2009 at 2:34 PM
Hello everybody, I'm looking to connect with Tim Pirrie and I can't seem to get in touch with him. I know he is on this website and listed...
reesclark60 - Aug 28, 2009 at 2:23 PM
If you have issues about how the Forums work, post them here. Issues needing prompt resolution should be communicated to the editor via the... [LINK]
mykolg - Jul 31, 2009 at 6:47 PM
Oh, that is sad to hear. I remember looking forward to weekends when Ward fired up the train and blew the whistle. My brother and I would...
harmon - Jul 06, 2009 at 12:02 PM
Jon Greene at jgreene13@verizon.net should be able to contact Dick Beckley, Gino & Pam Brunengo, "Little Hair" Denning, Joey Buccola, Rex...
rveit - May 13, 2009 at 2:28 PM
Remember your all-night party after graduation? The class of 1966 traveled by train down to San Diego. We probably climbed aboard at the...
rveit - May 13, 2009 at 1:55 PM
Oh, yes! Coach Moore and warball at Oak Avenue Junior High. How well I remember, though I don't recall playing it at TCHS. That ball could...
ckohnle - May 01, 2009 at 11:31 AM
I don't remember playing warball at Oak Ave., but do remember playing it in the gym at TCHS.
ckohnle - May 01, 2009 at 11:26 AM
Any word if the class of 79 has a 30 year reunion planned for this this year?
mpeterson - Apr 03, 2009 at 3:55 PM
It looks like a photo of Recreation leaders taken at Live Oak Park. The guy on the bottom right maybe Bob Oaks. I use to spend my summers at...
reesclark60 - Mar 04, 2009 at 9:38 AM
Hmmmm. It seems someone at Twitter made a change, and our timeline disappeared. Ah, the joy of mashups! Help, anyone?
reesclark60 - Feb 13, 2009 at 7:19 PM
Back in the day, girls' sports were almost an oxymoron. "Young ladies" avoided sweating no matter how exceptional their talents. The boys'...
jmassie - Jan 27, 2009 at 10:26 AM
Wow! I haven't thought about Warball in years. I loved it!! I'm sure it couldn't be played in schools anymore. I remember looking forward to...
kmassie - Jan 17, 2009 at 2:17 PM
So sad to hear of the ol' railroad leaving the home I grew up so close to as a child. The Kimballs orange grove area extended south to...
jjenkins - Jan 09, 2009 at 6:51 PM
I remember Bill as being a great trombonist in the high shool band as well as the dance band. Looking at his picture, he hasn't changed...
reesclark60 - Dec 12, 2008 at 9:55 AM
(Donning one's Sherlock Holmes hat, one observes...) This looks like a publicity photo. Clues: 1. Kiddies in background are probably the... [LINK]
mcaho - Nov 14, 2008 at 6:22 PM
bdohle - Oct 10, 2008 at 5:46 AM
Looking for contacting info for Pamela Fergusen. She is in Classmates but no response. Anyone have contact? Thanks Bruno Dohle...
rwatters - Oct 06, 2008 at 3:48 PM
I do believe the old guy in the front row...second from right...is a fellow who was in my 8th grade class. He's the one in the red...
twykes - Aug 26, 2008 at 2:54 PM
For the Boys of May picture I think Dick Swan is in the bottom row far right. Rocky, You and Bill Gorisek haven't changed a bit. Is Gary...
wtolmachoff - Aug 25, 2008 at 9:16 PM
I won a Spud Gun playing the Big Whistle at the grand opening of the A&P Market (Las Tunas & Baldwin). Whoooo-whoooo. The train has left...
twykes - Aug 19, 2008 at 10:31 AM
I was sad to read about the passing of Mrs. Ackerman. To me she defined the term "Class Act". She was without a doubt one of the best and...

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