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Topic: All-Night Party

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Last Reply: Apr 18, 2010 4:21 PM
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May 13, 2009, 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 passenger station in Alhambra, but I can't say for sure. All I recall about the trip was playing pinball machines in the Coronado Hotel with a bunch of the guys (probably Dennis Beveridge, Mike Lannom, and others). I was too shy to mingle with the girls, which (now that I think back upon it) is rather sad, because our class had some real lookers!
Joined: Apr, 2010
Apr 18, 2010, 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 1966 all night party, I was only a sophomore but I was the lead guitar in the band (The Lighterside) that played in the train boxcar going down to San Diego and coming back. I remember playing in that boxcar coming home at about 3-4AM in the morning, it was a lot of fun.

We also played in the boxcar for the class of 1967 all-night party to San Diego too. So by the time I graduated in 1968 and we went down to San Diego it wasn't a big deal anymore like it was for the rest of my classmates.

I do remember though the Del Coronado Hotel and that cool game room that they had.
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