Community News

For the latest Walnut Country news, scroll through the following articles listed in reverse chronological order (newest to oldest). If you would like a weekly email digest of stories, join our eSignal mailing list using the form at the far bottom right of this page.

Summer Hours for Main and Side Pools

May 19, 2017 – To use the Main and Side Pools you must have a pool key and your CHOA badge. No lifeguards will be on …

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Signal Delivery Volunteer Needed (30 min. per month)

April 10, 2017 – If you have 30 minutes of free time to give back to our community, please consider volunteering to deliver copies of the …

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Business Office Closed 12-5p, May 3-15; Clubhouse Open

April 3, 2017 – Pat Magee, our General Manager, will be on leave from May 3 to May 15. The Business office will be open from …

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Teenagers Trespassing in Side Pools

April 10, 2017 – Lately teenagers were caught trespassing in one of our smaller pools before the water was ready for use. The East and West …

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New Main Pool Opening Hours

May 2, 2017 – Thanks in part to resident feedback, the Main Pool will now open at 9a, seven days a week until May 27 …

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Crossings 27th Annual Community Garage Sale

April 21, 2017 – The Crossings Annual Garage Sale, sponsored by Nancy Bennett, takes place on Saturday, May 6, 8a-1p. The entire community will be awash …

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South Larwin Gasline Project Update

April 21, 2017 – The South Larwin gasline project is in full swing and if you’ve been on the road recently you’ve had to drive over …

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Activities Committee Meeting Rescheduled

April 21, 2017 – Did you enjoy the Spring Festival and have ideas how to improve it? Want to help shape future CHOA events? Then attend …

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RSVP for Wine Tasting Now

April 21, 2017 – CHOA’s annual wine tasting takes place on Sunday, May 21, in the Clubhouse from 3-6p. To enjoy a select sampling of wines …

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Soccer League Cancelled

April 1, 2017 – The CHOA soccer league will not take place because too few players signed to play. We needed a minimum of 10 players …

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PG&E Gas Line Replacement Update

March 31, 2017 – PG&E’s project to replace gas lines along South Larwin had been scheduled to begin on Monday, April 3, but has been …

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New Main Pool Hours Starting April 1

March 31, 2017 – Pool availability dates and times are subject to change without notice. For the latest schedule, please visit: http://walnutcountry.com/facilities/pools. To use the …

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RSVP for Spring Festival Now!

March 26, 2017 – Our grand Spring Festival takes place on Saturday, April 15, 10a-2p, on the upper Greenbelt. This event only works if we …

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New LED Bulbs Installed In All Outdoor Lights

March 22, 2017 – The project to replace all of the outdoor lights in the community with LED bulbs has been completed. Thanks to the hard …

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Bike Lane Clarification on Larwin Avenues

February 28, 2017 – At a meeting in 2016 with the city traffic engineer and police, we were told that the solid white lines on either …

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Summer Lifeguards Only At Main Pool

February 28, 2017 – This year, for the security of the lifeguards we will have two lifeguards on duty at the Main pool June to August, …

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Greenbelt LED Light Retrofit Almost Done

February 28, 2017 – The project to replace all of the outdoor lights in the Community with LED bulbs will soon be completed.  During this …

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PGE to Replace South Larwin Gas Line; February – June

February 3, 2017 – From mid-February through June, PGE plans to replace a South Larwin gas line that runs from Clear Creek Court to the West …

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2017 Main Pool Schedule – Opens February 29

February 3, 2017 – The schedule for the Main Pool for 2017 is now posted. The pool is open to residents when the Walnut Country …

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2017 CHOA Social Events Calendar is Here!

February 3, 2017 – The list of all CHOA social events for 2017 along with their dates and descriptions is now available. To view the …

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Tree Trimming – Jan. 31 – Feb. 6

January 13, 2017 – Our annual tree trimming and removal is scheduled to begin on Tuesday, January 31, and finish on Monday, February 6. Trees …

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Three Kiosks Ordered

January 13, 2017 – The CHOA Board has also purchased three large kiosks to further improve how community news reaches our residents. The plexiglass kiosks will …

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Main Playground Sunshades Delayed

January 3, 2017 – As you can tell with a quick glance, the main playground sunshade installation did not finish as planned last week (and …

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Stolen Packages in Our Community

November 26, 2016 – In the last month, several residents have had delivered packages stolen from their doorsteps. If you see a suspected theft in progress, call …

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RSVP for the New Year’s Eve Party

Back and better than ever after a long hiatus…CHOA’s New Year’s Eve Party at the Clubhouse! Join your fellow CHOA friends, 21 and over only, …

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LED Retrofit Project Update

November 7, 2016 – At their October meeting, the Board approved a proposal to retrofit all of the outdoor lights – on the greenbelt, pools and …

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Next CHOA Board Meeting – December 8

October 31, 2016 – The CHOA Board meets on the fourth Thursday of every month at 7p in the CHOA Business Office; however, due to …

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Annual Meeting Election and Voting Results

October 27, 2016 – At the annual meeting held on October 27, the following election results were announced: CHOA Board Members Elected Barry Collins Donna …

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Oktoberfest Replaced with Safety and Security Town Hall

October 9, 2016 – Due to lower participation at the previous Oktoberfest, the Activities Committee along with the CHOA Board has decided to cancel this …

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Signal Delivery Volunteers Needed for Sheepberry and Smoke Tree Courts

October 7, 2016 – The hardcopy Signal is delivered each month to every home in the community by some great volunteers. If you live on …

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CHOA Board Elections Ballot Quorum Not Reached

October 7, 2016 – For a CHOA election to proceed, a minimum of 51% of all ballots must be received by the Annual Meeting. This …

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