President’s Message: My Friend Carol

 Rob Schraff

One of the great things about Mount Washington, and your Mount Washington Association, is the people you meet. One of the fascinating people I’ve met through the Association, whom I am now proud to call my friend, is Carol Jacques.


Rob Schraff

There is a lot of information on local crime available online, and here’s the latest way to make sure you’re getting the most up-to-date crime and policing information about our neighborhood, directly from the LAPD.

Mount Washington PTA Brings in the New School Year 2010-2011

Pilar Buelna, PTA President

It is only two months into the new school year and the Mount Washington PTA has already held two of its biggest events of the year: the Annual Pancake Breakfast and the Pumpkin Festival.

Siqueiros Panel

Natalie Seaman

There is a mural painted by one of the most famous Mexican muralist of the last century in the heart of the city of Los Angeles and most of us know nothing about it. We have the great honor to have three folks who know all about it sharing with us at our next meeting.  The panel that will be presenting includes:

Minutes of the May MWA General Membership Meeting

Bill Rumble

Michael Fisher of the Broadview Christian Science Sanitarium made a presentation on the Broadview Solar Array Project. Following his presentation, MWA members asked various questions of Mr. Fisher. Jannel (last name not recorded) of the office of Council Member Reyes made several comments regarding the Broadview project. She also stated that the Council Member would offer a motion, at the Los Angeles City Council meeting of September 21 that would have the effect of blocking construction on the project. MWA members commented on Jannel's statement and Council Member Reyes' motion.

How Do We Make the Pending Ordinance for Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems More Green?

Elizabeth Herron

In very short order, (December 2010) the City of Los Angeles through the Bureau of Sanitation is mandated to adopt a revised “Memorandum of Understanding” with the State Water Resources Board regarding the operation of private sewage disposal systems, (known as Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems or OWTS).

America Tropical

Carol Jacques

It was 1932. The Great Depression was devastating the nation. Throughout the southwest US, immigrant workers from Mexico were among those being blamed for the economic crisis. Mexicans and Americans of Mexican descent were rounded up and deported to Mexico based on the color of their skin. No questions asked.

The Mount Washington Outpost - What Is It?

Natalie Seaman

Over the summer, at a point between Figueroa and Marmion Way, something was happening.  A painting, a mural, what?  When it was done it said “Mount Washington Outpost” and it had a collection of icons, masks, skeletons, pretty pictures – what did it mean?  I had to ask.

16th Annual Holiday Lamplight Celebration

Saturday & Sunday, December 4 & 5, tours from 4 to 9 PM, starting every 20 minutes. 

Monster Drawing Rally Volunteers Needed – November 14

Outpost for Contemporary Art is seeking volunteers for one of the most anticipated art events of the year:  the Monster Drawing Rally on November 14 at Center for the Arts, Eagle Rock (2225 Colorado Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90041).


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