Roundup: September 11, 2019

Almansor Court – 700 S. Almansor, Alhambra, CA.
Social Hour: 5:00 PM
Dinner: 6:00 PM

Our Speaker: Elizabeth Pomeroy
Her Subject: Glen Dawson, a Man of Many Interests

Elizabeth Pomeroy is a native Californian and has been active in the education field for many years as a teacher and administrator.  She holds a Ph.D. in English from UCLA.  Elizabeth founded her own publishing company, Many Moons Press, in 2000 and publishes books on Southern California.  She is a member of the Los Angeles Corral of Westerners and the Huntington Corral in addition to numerous historical societies in the area.

Elizabeth will present an illustrated program on the life and accomplishments of Glen Dawson, who was a founder of the Los Angeles Corral in 1946, sheriff in 1959, and a dedicated member for many years.  He was a man of books as well as an avid climber.  The program will also trace the 105-year history of Dawson’s Book Shop, founded by his father.  

Join us for what should be a notable evening with a program presented by one of our own members about an outstanding member of the Corral who is no longer with us, but is not forgotten.

Posted by Ann Shea, Deputy Sheriff

Future Los Angeles Corral Events

October 19, 2019
Rendezvous at Royal Oaks
Home of Jim and Amy Macklin

November 13, 2019        
Roundup and Annual Hat Night      
Stephen Gee on the Los Angeles City Hall

Dinner Fees, Reservations & Meal Choices

The Roundup Dinner Fee is $40 including ample, convenient and free parking. 

The dinner choices for this Roundup are beef, chicken and vegetarian. The beef will be roasted sliced top sirloin with a mushroom sauce.  The chicken dish will be a delicious Pancetta Chicken breast topped with rosemary, garlic and pancetta.  The vegetarian dinner will be an amazing penne pasta in a tomato basil sauce with flavorful carrots, peppers, zucchini, mushrooms and green beans.  The dessert this month is the popular Chocolate Royale. 

Please choose your entrée and make out your check for $40 to “Westerners, Los Angeles Corral,” or submit your payment online as EARLY AS YOU CAN but no later than one week before the Roundup date. Just log onto our website and go to the Members Only tab. Click on the Roundup Store option and follow the instructions. Walk-ins can be served, but entrée choices will be limited to what is on hand. The “late price” is now $45.00.

If you are paying by check, mail it to Ms. Therese Melbar, Registrar of Marks and Brands at 549 South Aldenville Avenue, Covina, CA 91723-2909. Late reservations or questions may be addressed to Therese via Email: or by telephone: (661) 343-9373.

Travel Assistance to Our Fellow Members

Please keep in mind that some of our members can no longer drive or are uncomfortable driving on the freeways at night. If such members live in your area, please get in touch to see if they would come with you to the Roundups. Call Michele Clark, our Sunshine Wrangler, at (626) 822-1522 if you need a ride.

Books and Art Pieces for Sale

Once again, you can buy books, art pieces and other ephemera donated to the Corral. You can order items on the lists below. Contact Brian Dillon via email at

Updated List

To view the items included in this year’s auction, click here.

Contact Ann Shea, Deputy Sheriff, at 13613 Barlin Avenue, Downey, CA 90242-5107 at or at (562) 408-6959 with any questions or news.