Category Archive: events

“Past and Future of the Gold Line” – 2016 Annual Meeting

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Ethan will discuss the recent history of the Gold Line and its prospective future, if Measure M, Los Angeles county’s transportation tax and master plan to build out a world-class, comprehensive transit network

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How Should Pasadena Grow? A Strong Towns Curbside Chat about “Productive” vs “Unproductive” Growth in American Cities

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What are the financial realities facing America’s cities, towns and neighborhoods? The financial productivity of our places. This stunning presentation is a game-changer for communities looking to grow more resilient and obtain true… Continue reading

Will Pasadena’s New Mayor be Terry Tornek or Jacque Robinson?

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Election for Mayor of Pasadena The Primary Municipal Election was held on March 10, 2015. Six Candidates competed, Jason Hardin, Don Morgan, Jacque Robinson, Allen Shay, Bill Thomson, and Terry Tornek. Jacque Robinson and Terry Tornek won the primary, at 30.7% for… Continue reading

Election for Pasadena Mayor: DPNA Candidate Forum

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Mayoral Candidates Forum A chance for Pasadena voters to meet and compare the candidates who are vying to replace Bill Bogaard as Pasadena’s next mayor. Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 6pm Who’s Running? Jason Hardin, Magazine… Continue reading

Save the Date #2: “Designing the Ditch” – Connecting Pasadena (CPP) Visioning Workshop

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NEW STORIES.  50 years ago, the state seized a gigantic swath of valuable land in the center of Pasadena, and demolished thousands of people’s property in order to build the planned extension of… Continue reading

Food & Fun at our 2014 Annual Meeting

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The public is invited to: The Downtown Pasadena Neighborhood Association’s ANNUAL MEETING OCTOBER 16, 2014, 6:30pm The Gamble Lounge of Pasadena Presbyterian Church THEME:  “DOWNTOWN PASADENA – A WORK IN PROGRESS” Food and… Continue reading

Raffle! Win tickets to Pasadena Heritage Bridge Party

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DPNA, proud sponsor of Pasadena Heritage Colorado Street Bridge Party, Invites lucky raffle winners — and all others – to join us for a pre-Bridge Party reception at Picnik before an evening of… Continue reading

Growing Our Organization

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The DPNA is Moving into a New Phase Reaching to Meet Our Goals The Month of September was the deadline we gave ourselves. Here’s what we need to accomplish: Complete the DPNA Bylaws. (Important for our… Continue reading

DPNA convenes “Complete Streets Forum” in response to cyclist’s death

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Complete Streets Advocacy Group is Formed An Action Plan for improving the safety and livability of our streets. On MONDAY, July 1st, the DPNA hosted a coalition of Pasadena organizations to discuss “Complete… Continue reading

Economic Vitality IS Quality of Life

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Jobs (Economic Vitality) and Transportation (Walkability) are Big Issues at Candidate Forum The March 5th primary election is fast approaching that will likely decide who will represent District 3 on Pasadena’s City Council.… Continue reading

District 3 Candidate Forum

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Benson, Kennedy, & Trone vie to represent Downtown & Northwest Pasadena March 5th primary election may determine Councilman for District 3 If no candidate receives a majority, then the top two candidates will… Continue reading

December Dinner Celebration + Metro Discounts

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Ride the Metro and receive exclusive discounts at some of Old Pasadena’s most popular restaurants and retail outlets. Downtown Residents who take the Gold Line or use Metro can turn those Metro passes… Continue reading

Pasadena and the 710 Freeway Extension

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October Monthly Meeting–How the 710 Tunnel Option would impact Pasadena: a special presentation Join us for our regular “Third Thursday” members meeting on October 18th for a special presentation on the 710 Freeway… Continue reading

Stefanos Polyzoides on “Form-Based Codes”

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June 14th: Noted Architect & Urbanist to discuss ideas for a Livable Pasadena How do you envision the future of Downtown Pasadena? Thoughtful development that preserves and protects our historic, architectural, and cultural… Continue reading

Dec 6th Holiday Meeting of the DPNA

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The Downtown Pasadena Neighborhood Association will be meeting on Tuesday, December 6, 2011 from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. Please join us! We will be enjoying a little holiday cheer and also discussing strategies… Continue reading

Leading Urbanist to Present Talk about “The Future of Placemaking in Economic Development …and How This Has Particular Meaning for Downtown Pasadena”

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The Playhouse & Old Pasadena Management Associations will present a very special discussion with Christopher Leinberger. He will present “The Future of Placemaking in Economic Development …and How This Has Particular Meaning for… Continue reading

Why We Love Pasadena: “Big City” Arts and Culture

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Saturday night, Pasadena music lovers scowled in consternation as they studied their date books and were forced to make a choice between TWO excellent orchestras, both performing in central Pasadena at the same… Continue reading

Chris Holden Sponsors Block Party for District 3

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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… Continue reading

June 15th Meeting, 6:30 pm

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2 of the 4 General Plan Alternatives that are being presented to Pasadena residents will cap growth in Downtown Pasadena.   Many Downtown residents appreciate the growth and revitalization that have occurred in the past… Continue reading

“Playhouse Park” Design Excites Downtown Residents

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10,000 residents in Downtown Pasadena live within a half-mile radius of the historic Pasadena Playhouse, and enjoy the shops, theaters, restaurants, and urban amenities of our beautiful downtown, but they lack one thing:… Continue reading

SUNDAY, 2PM – Let’s Get Together! – Downtown Pasadena Neighborhood Meeting

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Friends and neighbors are gathering this Sunday, May 1, at 2pm. The Downtown Pasadena Neighborhood Association is off the ground, and is holding its first public meeting.  We’re spreading the word, to encourage… Continue reading

Workshop Series: A New Urban Park in Playhouse District

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Please consider attending this fun and engaging workshop tomorrow (Thursday evening) where anyone interested in the future urban park planned for Union/El Molino in the Playhouse District will be able to brainstorm and shoot out… Continue reading

Next Meeting TBD

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Please stay tuned for our next upcoming meeting! Please subscribe to our blog (to your right) for updated info.

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