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From Richard Rahl: My wife and I were in the end zone where the touchdown was made, so we could see the whole thing developing in front of us.  We were in the Stanford section because we have a mixed marriage – I graduated from Cal in 1955 and Boalt in 1961.  She graduated from […]

Class of ’68 Class Gatherings are for Cal ’68 members and friends of Cal. Contact for details and to join the Class of ’68 email list. Learn about upcoming Class of ’68 events as they evolve. The Center on Civility & Democratic Engagement (CCDE), founded by the Class of ’68, cosponsored a panel discussion with the […]

Karen Shinberg Czapanskiy recently published a law review article about denying paternal rights to rapists and others who coerce conception. “The Constitution, Paternity, Rape, and Coerced Intercourse: No Protection Required,” Vol. 35, Journal of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, pages 83-122 (2022). Also, became a Professor Emerita at the University of Maryland Carey School […]

Greg Miller‘s Now and Then Here and Now: New and Selected Poems 2022 has been released by Sheep Meadow Press, distributed by Syracuse University Press. Greg edited with Anne-Marie Miller-Blaise at the Nouvelle Sorbonne a book of essays just published by Manchester University Press: Edward and George Herbert in the European Republic of Letters.   Greg’s author page includes […]

Pat and Jim Griffin

It was great to gather at our recent 68th Class Reunion with old friends Carl Walker, Bill Morrish, Bob Merrick, Jack Ken, Jim Griffin, and Beryl Smith Voss at the Golden Bear Luncheon during Homecoming. The entertainment was super, as was the food and drink.

From *Jerry Blalock*: Sorry I missed the class of ’54 reunion. Had other obligations, please forgive. It’s so nice hearing from you all and knowing you’re up and active; probably still inventing great stuff, *Bob Merrick*? Bringing in billions. And *Jim Griffin*, I hear you got the contract to repair the leaks in the Nord Stream 2 pipeline-more […]

To: The Class of ’52  From: Your Co-Secretaries, Bob Rowell and Elaine (Hartgogian) Anderson  In the Fall issue of “California” magazine, we were informed that Class Notes would no longer appear in the pages of the magazine. Like so many other traditions, the notes will now be available only online. To submit a note, go to: You […]

Aaron Bauer has joined as an associate in Duane Morris LLP’s Employment, Labor, Benefits and Immigration Practice Group in its Chicago office.

From the Archive: The Rock ‘N’ Roll Industry

From the June/July 1967 issue of California Monthly, "The Generation Gap." A panel discussion featuring Bob Bonis, Tom Donahue, Ralph J. Gleason (moderator), Bill Graham, and Phil Spector, industrialists in the economy of the young.

This past summer, Sonya Sigler, ’89, was busy publishing the audio version and accompanying workbook for What’s Next for My Career? and the workbook for WELCOME to the Next Level, all of which are part of her PractiGal Career Mentor series. She and her husband Keir Morgan recently moved to Vancouver, WA where they enjoy picking berries, singing […]

Photo by Keegan Houser

Hello Classmates – Here are pictures of your Class co-secretaries greeting the group and thanking the Chancellorfor making our 70th reunion so successful.

Sixty Out from ’62 — Reunion ’22!  Friday, September 23, 2022  5:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.  The Great Hall of The Faculty Club  We’re just four weeks away from our Sixtieth (Diamond!) Year Reunion-don’t miss the chance to hear Chancellor Christ and raise a glass and song in celebration of our last six decades as proud Cal […]

Jamie Bowman ’80 just published her first book, Bike Riding in Kabul: The Global Adventures of a Foreign Aid Practitioner.  Getting roughed up by Islamic fundamentalists, the weekly “feline sex-fest” in Kyiv, bribing Russian police to avoid jail in Moscow, sheltering under the sink (with the lizards) when the ammo dump exploded in Juba, automatic weapons training in Indiana, […]

This is the 100th anniversary of Beryl Smith Voss’s father’s graduation from Cal – Charles Sheridan Smith, Jr. – who received his bachelor’s in 1922. This served as inspiration for Voss to attend Cal and also her son, Tim Curran (1984). Here’s his photo from the 1922 Blue & Gold.

Cal was a place to “Grow Up”! Bob Burrows’ participation in fraternities (Beta Theta Pi), Civil Engineering and Chi Epsilon, Winged Helmet, Skull and Keys, Big C and Crew with Ky Ebright, Order of Golden Bear, ROTC (when most young men were avoiding the draft for the Korean War). That segued into a year in […]

After Cal, Richard Bartalini graduated from UC Hastings College of the Law. He married Anne Evanoff and they had three children, Robert, Denise, and David; two grandchildren Christopher and Jessica and two great-grandchildren Joshua and Jordan. After Hastings, Bartalini worked for the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office and then as General Council for the Key […]

Usually when Georgia Wilcox McDaniel talks about UC she raves about the Daily Cal, but it occurs to her that one class has given her many, many hours of follow-up pleasure: Anthropology 1 taught by Theodore McCown. He spent a couple of weeks on Archeology and that lit a flame such as no other class […]

Approximately a year ago, Ginger and Alan Parcells ’54 moved into an assisted living facility in Lowell, Michigan. This puts them considerably closer to Ginger’s daughter who is being helpful in many respects. Having turned 93 last January, Parcells ain’t going anyplace! He wishes all his fellowclassmates a happy reunion.

William Prucha married Joan Lesley (’53) two days after graduation. Started as a reporter for the Hayward Daily Review, which led to advertising in San Francisco with Doyle & Hawley. Transferred to Atlanta with three children and became involved with three mergers leading to selling print sports publications nationally. Back to the Bay Area in […]