Sunday, May 16, 2021

Pacific Tower March Newsletter 2021

                 PACIFIC TOWER FUN FACTS - MARCH 2021

 Because there are so many newbies in the building, we’ve updated our handy list of facts with new vendors, phone numbers and websites. Rules listed aren’t the ONLY rules, but these are the most often broken. Vendors and tradesmen listed are some we use but you are always free to choose your own.

Please visit our BLOG for lots of helpful articles and downloads, including our Rules and Regulations and other forms. Please see, call or text on-site Building Manager Joseph Arellano, with any and all questions, no matter how trivial at 619.339.3490.

AFTER-HOURS BUILDING EMERGENCIES: Professional HOA Consultants - 619.430.069

BALCONIES: No plants without plastic plates underneath them. No smoking, rugs,          laundry/wetsuits, towels, storage, clothes drying racks, BBQs or decorative string lights.

CATWALK: No smoking, party-ing, loud yakking, running, noise, music, wet towels or            doormats.

CONSTRUCTION HOURS: 8 AM to 5 PM Monday – Friday. Saturday 9 AM to 5 PM.

CONTACT INFO: On-Site Maintenance Office, Joseph Arellano Cell 619.339.3490.         Land. 858.272.0860

ELEVATOR RESERVATION FORM: Required for use of the elevator for delivery of        furniture or removal of remodeling debris etc. $50 per day. Available on our blog,               website or in the Lobby Office.

GARBAGE DISPOSALS: No Drano, Liquid Plumber, celery, artichokes, etc. Please use            your common sense or check the internet. And don’t forget to run lots of cold water              while grinding.

KEYS: Your large square key opens the Front Lobby doors, Dumpster Room, Exterior stairway doors, Lower Garage Lobby Doors, Pool and Rec Room. You can get a second key for  a deposit of $75. 

LOWER GARAGE GATE REMOTES are $35, available in the Lobby Office by check or money order.

LAUNDRY: You can use the machines on any floor. Leave washer door open after using to prevent mold. Empty lint filter after using dryer. Do NOT prop open Laundry Room             Doors by order of the Fire Department.

LOBBY OFFICE HOURS: 8 AM to 5 PM weekdays. Call or text 619.339.3490.

LOCKSMITHS: IF you have not given the Lobby Office a copy of your spare house key you will need to call a locksmith. Never leave your spare key in your laundry room locker as        they are easily broken into.

Dup-a-Key 858.750.2224 (local in PB), Mike Grizzly Keys 858.444.0437.

MAID/CLEANING SERVICES: Please tell maids and cleaners *not to throw boxes down the             trash chute because boxes clog the chute.)

          Spanish: Por favor no tire cajas o bolletas por el ventedero dobasura.

            French: Ne pas jeter de boĆ®tes dans la goulotte.

            *Please don’t shake mops or beat rugs on the catwalk or balconies.

            Spanish: No sacuda los trapeadores ni golpee las alfombras en la pasarela or balcones.

            French: Veuillez ne pas secouer les vadrouilles ni battre les tapis sur les podiums ou les balcons

            *Don’t dump water on or over the balcony.

            Spanish: No tirar el agua en el balcon.

            French: Ne jetez pas d’eau sur le balcon.

MOVING IN, OUT OR LARGE DELIVERIES: Moving and large deliveries absolutely forbidden on weekends and evenings. The reason is because there is no staff here to unlock the lobby double doors or to lock down and pad the elevator. Violators may be fined $250, so please take a weekday off work for this purpose and always fill out an elevator reservation form. For last-minute deliveries, text the office at 619.339.3490.

PARKING: You can rent out or swap your parking place only temporarily. It is deeded to your  unit, so you can't sell it.

PEST CONTROL: Dewey Pest 858.272.3611.

PETS: Dogs must be on a leash at all times. Anyone can download Pet Rules from   

PLUMBERS: Report any plumbing question (sink, toilet or water where it shouldn’t be or even  the sound of dripping) to the Building Manger 619.339.3490 so he can see the problem          before it gets worse. JC Plumbing 619.477.5001, Emory 858.483.6880 

POOL: Hours 8 AM to 10 PM. Don’t dive, smoke, shout, play loud music or have glass bottles  or food.

RECYCLING BINS: For paper, plastic and washed and dried cans. No garbage or containers  with food particles on them or smelly cat food cans. Flatten all cardboard boxes. Really            large boxes should be flattened and left in the upper garage next to the Dumpster Room       double doors.

REMODELING: Architectural Rules and forms are available in the Lobby Office and for download at Know the limits and get written             permission from the Board before making any revisions to your unit.

STREET PARKING: No parking 1St Wednesday of the month, Wilbur St. (North side) 10 AM  to 2 PM and Cass Street (West side) 7 AM to 10 AM. No Parking, 1St Thursday of the             month, Wilbur St, (South side) 10 AM to 2 PM Cass St. (East side) 7 AM to 10 AM.

TRASH CHUTE: No cardboard boxes of any kind, EVER! No glass. Put garbage in a sealed    plastic bag.

TV/CABLE: Free basic cable plus SHOWTIME and INTERNET from Spectrum comes with  your unit. If you want AT&T, premium channels or hi-speed, you will have to contact               them and pay for it.

WIFI: In the gym/RecRoom. 

Newsletter Written by Karyl Miller and Edited by Trish Mylet


Covid Updates and Rules

As of this writing, no one in the building has caught Covid. Yay!

Everyone must wear a mask in the common areas - elevators and stairwells of the building. Please.

Practice Social Distancing. Try to ride the elevator alone, if you are worried about catching Covid.

Only 10 people allowed in the pool area at a time and NO GUESTS allowed.

Only 2 people allowed in the gym at a time and they must wear masks (as in all common areas of the building).


On-Site Maintenance Cell Phone (Joseph Arellano) 619.339.3490 – Call or Text

On-Site Maintenance Office Land Line - 858.272.0860

Professional HOA Consultants (PHOAC) - 619.229.0044 After Hours Emergencies 619.430.0695

Community Association Manager – Keisha Kendall 619.229.0044 ext.16  email :

PHOAC Accounts Receivable -