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Subsequent groups under consideration could be music, sports, etc. Suggestions from prospective organizers are encourage.
If you would like to start a group and are willing to be its coordinator, please write to the editors.
PS: You can get started by helping Kathy Springer '60 and me ID the girl in the top row below. Our embarrassment is unbearable, HELP!
Image courtesy D. Matuszak; click to enlarge.
It took a lot of hard work and patience to bring these fruit trees to the school. They appear to be in good hands here and will go to good use for Temple City students and community. Vitafusion Gummy Vitamins provided support to this project! FruitTreeProject
Veteran TC folk will recall that fruit trees were ubiquitous in the early history of the town. Among the many inducements to settle the area, the availability of small plots suitable for orchards was fundamental, and anyone over 70 will recall that many households had orange, lemon, grapefruit or avocado trees. The slope from north to south with little relief enables a "mountain and valley" wind that keeps temperatures steady, and the shallow water table and sandy soil make cultivation easy.
Plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose.
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The building was completed in approximately 1806 after the mission was relocated from its original location at Whittier Narrows, founded in 1771. An active congregation has worshipped at the Mission for over 200 years, and it has been a focus of study by generations of students in the region, including TCHS students from most classes in their fourth grade year.
The Mission was the starting point for the families who walked the nine miles west to found Los Angeles in 1781, and it was the source of population for several other Spanish and Mexican era settlements, making the Mission the birthplace of the birthplace of many if not most TCHS alumni. The Workman and Temple families instrumental in the founding of Temple City and many descendants were reputedly parishioners at various times.
Contributions to reconstruction can be made at the following link.
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I just wanted to let you know that I received your book! My goodness, I picked up the box and I thought you sent me a few copies by mistake. To find out that was only one book was staggering! In regards to any aspect of surfing, I think you compiled one of the most comprehensive collective on the subject.
I am so impressed with your ability to gather, catalog, and organize this book and to provide such a wonderful narrative for it…Congratulations! on an important history of surfing and San Onofre. I know it must have been a true labor of love.
—Dr. Carla Lane
I can go on and on about your book but I’ll just keep it short. I gotta say this book to me is incredible and the history and the way it go’s in different directions of history on all sides. it’s really a masterpiece and thanks for your big efforts and your time spent. It’s so well done and I’ll be reading and looking at the photos for a long time and thanks for including me. What a big stoke, thanks again.
—Brian Bent, retro San Onofre surfer
It was the first I knew of Ed having passed so I went in search of an obituary which was really hard to find. What I came up with below led me to conclude it was no wonder he was teaching geometry in place of an ineffective teacher while he was a student at TCHS (probably as a freshman or sophomore) and that he deserved a tribute post apart from a listing in the Memoriam file just as Judy had done for Heather.
My own experience with Ed was my freshman year 1958-59 which was Ed's senior year. Ben Godfrey had installed me in the lead alto sax chair coming in from Oak Ave as a freshman. I could handle the music performance at that age that the Tempos were doing, but didn't have the social skills or experience to command the respect of upperclassmen and it could have been ugly if the seniors, particularly my sax section partner Ed, hadn't been accommodating to me. (So were the other seniors - Johnny Kimball, Wayne Broadhag, Dick Gastineau, Clive Acker, Steve Schoenbaum, and Doug Lindsey Douglas R. Lindsey, but it was Ed who was the most immediate.)
After graduating from Harvey Mudd, one of the nation's foremost math and science schools, he went on to get Master's and Doctorate degrees from USC, and became a leader in Cal Poly SLO's math department for over 30 years. Cal Poly has an annual scholarship set up in his name.
From CAL POLY REPORT DIGEST, NOV 13, 2002 D. Edward Glassco, 61
Mathematics Professor Emeritus Ed Glassco - the department's resident Macintosh computer expert - died Nov. 1, 2002 at his home in Morro Bay. Glassco began teaching at Cal Poly in 1968. He retired in 2001; however, he was still providing technology support to the department and teaching under the Faculty Early Retirement Program. He was instrumental in developing and maintaining the mathematics studio labs, and in providing computer expertise and assistance to the faculty and staff and students.
From the 1999-2000 Cal Poly Catalog p. 497 GLASSCO, D. EDWARD (1968)........... Mathematics
B.S., Harvey Mudd College, 1963; M.A., University of Southern California, 1966;
Ph.D., 1971. Professor.
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