To Our Readers
Philips Publishing Group is the proud new owner of CruZin Magazine and we look forward to shepherding the magazine into a new decade dedicated to the Northwest classic car community.

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We’re excited to welcome CruZin' Magazine to our portfolio. We don’t plan any changes to the magazine as we learn about the classic car community that CruZin’ has served over the years. We are committed to growing the value of CruZin’ to the northwest classic car community, and I encourage you to provide us your feedback to ensure we stay on the right path. Call or write me anytime to tell me how we are doing, and to offer your suggestions on what we can do better.

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Philips Publishing Group
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CruZin' Magazine Event Index
A visual index of the Northwest auto events CruZin' covered this issue, both online and in the print magazine. Check it Out!

CruZin' Into the Next Chapter
Peter Philips

My brother, Chris is the real gearhead in the Philips family, though like most kids growing up in Seattle in the 70s, I knew how to change the oil, gap the plugs and clean the carburetor in my 1969 Ford Falcon ...and I was pretty good with a Chamois, too. Still am. Read More!

Meet the CruZin' Correspondents

Learn a little more about our CruZin' family! Read More!

The Portland Roadster Show Was NOT a Drag
Annette Barton

Portland, Oregon - the 63rd Annual Portland Roadster Show packed three buildings at the Expo Center March 15-17, 2019 under warm, sunny skies. Read More!

Azalea Fest - Curry County Cruisers Celebrate 25th Anniversary
By Phil Nutzhorn

Residents and visitors traveled to the southern Oregon Coastal communities of Brookings and Harbor to join in the festivities as the Curry County Cruisers presented the 25th anniversary car show. Read More!

Eagles Club "Show & Shine" Soars Over Yakima
By Purdy Conrad and Marti Sondgeroth

Yakima, WA - Sunshine, blue skies and temperatures in the upper eighties helped make the Yakima Eagles Car Show a resounding success. More than 60 vehicles were on hand, May 11, 2019 for the festivities, each made all the more enjoyable with the knowledge that all proceeds went to the Kidney Fund. Read More!

Ocean Shores... And a Mighty Wind Did Blow
By Bob Roseberry

Almost everybody at High Rollin' Hot Rods reported hitting heavy rain on the way to Ocean Shores, some at Montesano, others, like us, at Hoquiam. When we arrived at the Quinault Beach Casino on April 27, 2019, we were admiring the bright sunlight and congratulating ourselves for beating the rain - until we opened the car door! We were immediately assailed by a Mighty Wind (sound like a good movie title) that pretty much continued for the remainder of the show. Our CruZln' jacket under a windbreaker became the uniform of the day. Read More!

Hall of Fame Installs New Honorees, Awards Scholarships and Raises Donation to Charity
By Bob Roseberry

The Lynnwood Washington Convention Center, once again, was the site of the Washington State Hot Rod Hall of Fame's Awards Banquet on September 28, 2019. Seven new members were inducted, six scholarships were awarded to students of Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWIT) and over $8,300 was raised for charity, Life Experience Opportunities of Issaquah. Read More!

2018 Law Enforcement Torch Run for the Special Olympics
By Jim and Laura Scharf with Patricia Duemmell

Mount Vernon, Washington-The Law Enforcement Torch Run® (LETR) was held August 4, 2018. It is the largest public awareness vehicle and grass-roots fundraiser for Special Olympics. Known honorably as Guardians of the Flame® - law enforcement members and Special Olympics athletes carry the Flame of Hope into the Opening Ceremony of local competitions, and into Special Olympics State, Provincial, National, Regional and World Games. Read More!

Auto Angels Car Club Services Their Community
Story by Steve Chandler, Photos by Auto Angels Car Club

Bellevue, Washington - We would like to invite you to be a part of a community tradition since 2007 - "Auto Angels Annual Car Show" is our club's only fundraiser and helps cover the cost of our mission of providing the needed revenue to operate our 8-bay Service & Repair Garage located at BelPres. Check us out at: where you can get more details, volunteer or make a donation. Read More!

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