• Sunday, August 16th, 2009
Thanks to several of our canyon residents for providing some stunning photos of the fire and the efforts of our local firemen and women. I hope this helps archive and document the fire that threatened the homes in our canyon on August 4, 2009.
Glenoaks Canyon resident and GOCHA board member, Paul Chamberlain also wrote a nice piece that was published in the Glendale News/Press. You can read it here.
In addition to the photos here, there are some interesting videos that have been posted on Youtube. Be sure to click “more” to see the full post.
• Thursday, August 06th, 2009
In the past few days there has been a rash of vehicle burglaries in the area below the entrance of Glenoaks Canyon: 1 in the 1600 Block of Royal, 2 in the 500 Block of Woodbury Rd, 2 in the 1900 Block of Eden Ave and 1 in the 1500 Block of East Glenoaks. A witness in one of the burglaries described the suspect vehicle as a dark blue older model Volkswagen GTI further described as having tinted windows and a “racing type” exhaust system. The witness stated he has seen the GTI in the area the past few nights and fears they are casing the neighborhood.
Please share this information with your members. If they see suspicious activities in their neighborhood please have them call 911.
Detective Barba is handling these cases and can be reached at (818) 548-3127
• Wednesday, August 05th, 2009
August 4th, 2009 was certainly a scary day for all of us in Glenoaks Canyon. After getting a call at work from my wife that our canyon was on fire and having to hike up to our house from Harvey, I thought the worst. more…