Archive for February, 2010

Doggie Walk Bag Dispensers Installed in Old Pasadena

Wednesday, February 24th, 2010
Dog walk bag dispenser on Green Street

Dog walk bag dispenser on Green Street

Picking up after our four legged friends is part of being a responsible pet owner. In addition, the Pasadena Municipal Code requires that you clean up after your dog within five minutes, whether your pooch leaves their “business” on public or private property. So as a service to our residents and visitors, Old Pasadena Management District has installed dispensers, throughout the District, which provide pet owners with (biodegradable) bags to retrieve and dispose of pet droppings. These dispensers can be found at the following locations:

• 50 East Green Street (Castle Green Hotel)
• 33 West Green Street (Aaardvark’s Odd Ark)
• 67 West Dayton Avenue
• North Side of Dayton Avenue (Condo Complex)
• South Side of Green Street (Westgate – Sares-Regis Project)
• 54 South Pasadena Avenue (Harmony Nails)
• 84 S. Fair Oaks Avenue
• 112 S. DeLacey Avenue

Please be a good neighbor, obey the law and pick up after your pets. Thank you.

Posted by: Anna Addis, Vice President of Operations

The New Old Holly Street Clock

Thursday, February 18th, 2010

Holly Street Clock and the Shops on Holly signage

Holly Street Clock and the Shops on Holly signage

A stately vintage-style corner clock has taken its proud perch at the corner of Holly Street and Fair Oaks Avenue to anchor what property owner, Jim Plotkin, has christened “The Shops on Holly”. Jim conceived of this project about a year ago and has been working diligently with historians, design experts, and city officials to design, manufacture and install an authentically styled clock to crown the unique independent mix of stores and restaurants that line Holly Street.

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Pasadena Police Department – Safety First!

Thursday, February 11th, 2010

Several examples of the great efforts that the Pasadena Police Department puts forth follow:

Nixle – A Community Information Service
by Anna Addis, OPMD Vice President of Operations

After meeting with our friends at Pasadena Police Dept. the other day, they told us about a very useful and free website called Nixle that you may want to try. Nixle is a community information service that helps you stay connected to the information that matters to you and is keyed to your physical location. You can stay connected to your local police department, your children’s schools, sports and club teams, local community agencies and organizations and get information about each instantly. Nixle provides you with information immediately on your cell phone via text messages, by email and over the web. Your account can be customized so you only receive the information that matters to you most.

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Pasadena General Plan – Get involved and be heard

Thursday, February 4th, 2010

We recently received the February newsletter from the Pasadena Chamber of Commerce and found a piece written by Paul Little, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Pasadena Chamber of Commerce, to be particularly timely and very pertinent to the businesses of Old Pasadena.  Paul Little is on the Planning Division Committee, so he is well informed as to the importance of this revision.  Old Pasadena Management District urges the business and property owners and management to participate in the revision process to ensure that your interests and concerns are represented and addressed in the updated General Plan.  Paul says it well… here is the complete article.

City of Pasadena General Plan Update

Pasadena General Plan Revision Requires Attention of Business Community

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