Chris Holden Sponsors Block Party for District 3

The DPNA will be attending Chris Holden’s annual block party on Jackson Street this Saturday, August 6th, from 11am to 3pm. Stop by our table and say hi!

[Update Aug 7: the event was a success! Pasadena residents of all our neighborhoods are so friendly. A special shout-out to the Orange Heights Association, whose neighborhood was the site of the party.
Pictures from the event are below.]


DPNA’s table on Jackson Street


Jonathan & Diane answered questions from residents.


Classic cars and a “dragon” slide were a big draw for families.

Pasadena City Council District 3

Chris Holden is the Pasadena City Councilperson for District 3, which includes the part of Downtown Pasadena that is north of Colorado Blvd and west of Lake Ave. Chris has served District 3 for 21 years, and recently announced his candidacy for California State Assembly. The son of former Los Angeles City Councilman Nate Holden, Chris served as Pasadena’s mayor from May 1997 to May 1999. Chris Holden hopes to replace current Assemblyman Anthony Portantino, who has reached his term limit and is running for US Congress.

Chris Holden

Pasadena City Councilman Chris Holden

invites you to an

Annual Block Party

Saturday August 6, 2001

11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Jackson Street between Molino and Los Robles (North of Mountain Street)

For additional information call: 626.744.4738


Hot Dogs Grilled by Pasadena Firefighters, Robin’s Woodfire BBQ Lemonade Stand, Learn “Hand Only” CPR, Giant Slide, Live Music, Raffle Prizes, Career Opportunity Information, Get Information About Health Care



About the DPNA:

The Downtown Pasadena Neighborhood Association  is the voice of the residents of the Central District of Pasadena, California.

We meet monthly on the Third Thursday at 6:30pm in the Gamble Lounge of Pasadena Presbyterian Church at 585 E Colorado Blvd.

The DPNA promotes a walkable urban lifestyle in a city that is vibrant with thriving businesses, excellent arts, good government, and active public spaces.

The DPNA advocates for urban parks, wider sidewalks, pedestrian-biased street design, bike lanes, trees & shrubbery, mixed-use & transit-oriented development, enduring architecture, a streetcar, and other amenities that improve life for residents of an urban city center.

Downtown Pasadena is defined roughly as the 210 freeway (north), Catalina Ave (east), California Blvd (south), and Pasadena Ave (west).

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