GOCHA

2019 Membership Drive Now Under Way

The Glenoaks Canyon Homeowner’s Association depends on the generosity of the community to be able to provide the services and contributions that help make our canyon great. Annual funds go towards things that are important to the community including our Disaster Preparedness Program, the fight agains the Scholl Canyon Landfill, the Pancake breakfast, Dog Parade, and many other things that help preserve the specialness of the neighborhood.

Please take a moment to become a member. The 2019 Membership form can be found here.

Annual Pancake Breakfast

Come one, come all. Tomorrow (Saturday) is the annual GOCHA Pancake Breakfast. If you haven't been before, its a great way to get a free breakfast, but more importantly, a fantastic way to meet your neighbors. Our time-honored griddle masters will be there turning out great pancakes and sausages. There will be coffee, juice, milk and other tasty treats. Hope to see you there.pancakes

 

GOCHA Annual Pancake Breakfast Glenoaks Park Saturday, October 14, 2017 8:00am - 11:00a

GOCHA Annual Membership Drive Happening Now.

Now that we are settled in to the new year, its time for everyone to send in your annual membership dues. We depend on these dues to fund such things as the Annual Meeting and Pancake Breakfast and to fight the expansion of the landfill. We hope that you will take the time to download the 2017 GOCHA Membership Form and send in your dues today. Thank you in advance.

2017 GOCHA Membership Form

Don't Miss This Year's Pancake Breakfast

This Saturday, September 17, 2016, from 8:00am to 11:00am, come to Glenoaks Park to enjoy a free pancake breakfast courtesy of GOCHA. Its a fun way to hang out with friends and meet some of your neighbors. And, as an extra bonus, this year, our new GOCHA President, Rick Marquis, will be manning the griddle. Hope to see you there!pancakes

Glenoaks Canyon Homeowners Association Annual Meeting 9/14

This is a reminder that the Annual Meeting for the Glenoaks Canyon Homeowner's Association (GOCHA) will be held on:

Wednesday, September, 14 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm

The meeting will be held at Joe Bridges Clubhouse at Glenoaks Park located at 2531 E. Glenoaks, Blvd., Glendale CA

Please join us to learn more about:

The Canyon's Disaster Preparedness Program Come listen to Isabel Meyer discuss the details of the Canyon's Disaster Preparedness Program. The Glendale Fire Department and Glendale Police Department will also be present to discuss how their efforts will dovetail with the Canyon's in the event of a fire or natural disaster.

The Scholl Canyon Landfill City Manager Scott Ochoa and Council Member Vartan Gharpetian have graciously offered to speak at our meeting to share with us the current status of affairs with the landfill.

Hope to see you there.

Please Join or Renew Your Membership for 2016

If you haven't already renewed for 2016, it's not too late. You can download the form right from here. GOCHA relies on your membership funds to host events, publish the ECHO four times a year and provide a voice for the canyon to fight things that might impact our quality of life (and property values) like the landfill expansion.

Thanks in advance.

2016 GOCHA Membership Form

Mayor Najarian Addresses Canyon Residents at GOCHA Annual Meeting

Mayor Najarian

Mayor Najarian

On Wednesday, September 16th, Mayor Ara Najarian addressed a lively crowd of Glenoaks Canyon residents at the GOCHA annual meeting held at the Joe Bridges Clubhouse. The mayor talked about the growth in Downtown Glendale and how the city council has focused on the downtown area so that they could limit the growth in the hillside communities like Glenoaks Canyon.

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Najarian went on to say that there will be 4,000 new apartment units available in downtown over the next twelve months. With that will come new restaurants and nightlife. The downtown region is flourishing although there is concern about additional traffic that will impact the area. There is also concern that the units being developed are apartments which will cater to more transient residents. Some of these apartments will be renting for up to $4,000 per month which will most likely not attract young families which is what the city wants. 

The mayor also brought up that there will be a new transportation measure coming before voters in the next year that could provide the funds for a light rail system to connect the Orange and Red lines (Pasadena and North Hollywood) with two stops in Glendale.

There was a lot of dissension among the residents at the meeting towards the mayor and city council for allowing this kind of "irresponsible" development to happen.

Residents also asked the Mayor and Steve Zurn who was also in attendance about the Glendale water rate hikes as well as the Scholl Canyon Landfill. There were really no satisfactory or definitive answers coming from the city on either topic. The landfill expansion continues to be evaluated but nothing concrete has been discussed.

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GOCHA also awarded Mark and Veronica Tharp with its annual resident appreciation award for all that they have done for our community, most notably organizing the annual dog parade and being great neighbors. Congratulations Mark and Veronica!

GOCHA Annual Meeting on Wednesday 9/16

The Glenoaks Canyon Home Owners Association is having its annual meeting on Wednesday September 16 at 7:30pm in the Joe Bridges Clubhouse at Glenoaks Park.

This year's guest speaker is Glendale's Mayor, Ara Najarian.

Please join GOCHA and your neighbors at this once a year event. It's a good time to catch up and discuss important issues pertaining to our canyon.

GOCHA ANNUAL MEETING Wednesday, September 16, 2015 7:30-9:00pm Joe Bridges Clubhouse