Archive for ‘January, 2012’


Gold Futures: LA Weekly’s 4th Annual Gold Standard Food & Wine Event

Gold Futures: LA Weekly’s 4th Annual Gold Standard Food & Wine Event

Do  you religiously save Jonathan Gold’s restaurant lists in the L.A. Weekly?  Is “Ask Mr. Gold” the first thing you check in the paper’s Food and Restaurant section? If you answered yes to one or both of the above, here are three dates you’ll want to mark down. The first is Sunday March 4th for […]

Winter White

Winter White

Who needs snow when you have flowering pear trees? Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

College Admissions: A View from a Prof

College Admissions: A View from a Prof

Ah, I can see from the responses that College Admissions is going to be a rich and fertile topic here at The Chaos Chronicles. And, thank goodness, we have so many college profs amongst the Chaos Crew to keep me sane and honest as the next 18 months of my life is circumscribed by the […]

Zen Monday: #180

Zen Monday: #180

Here at the old Pasadena Daily Photo blog, we celebrate Mondays with a bit of Zen. Zen learning comes from experience, I’m told, rather than lectures or books. So please experience the photo and, in the comments, tell us what you’ve learned. There’s no right or wrong. We’re here to have fun. Read the Full […]

The State of Our City

The State of Our City

Pasadena Mayor Bill Bogaard gave the 2012 State of the City address last Thurday evening at A Noise Within Theatre. He reported on our city’s recent achievements and the details of what lays ahead. Although he was positive and took a strong, proactive tone, he was honest and open about the city’s significant challenges. You can […]

In Honor of National Pie Day…

In Honor of National Pie Day…

… which is January 23rd, we offer you this inspiration from our sister publication Eat LA to go to Pie ‘n’ Burger. Not that you likely need inspiration. Plus it just won top honors in a couple of categories in Pasadena Cheeseburger Week’s popularity contest. Pie ‘n’ Burger WHY The best pecan pie anywhere and a […]

Héctor Tobar Speaks

Héctor Tobar Speaks

Not surprisingly, as the son of Guatemalan parents, a L.A. native, a former Los Angeles Times bureau chief in Buenos Aires, and a weekly local columnist, Héctor Tobar’s fiction is infused with the desire to illuminate the complex layers, significance, and consequences of cultural and ethnic differences and conflict. His latest novel, The Barbarian Nurseries, is an […]

Feliz Cumpleaños Mr. Jimmy

Feliz Cumpleaños Mr. Jimmy

I’ve been wandering about spending time with family and friends over the holidays. I had been planning on continuing to write the blog, but truth be told I got distracted. And maybe I needed a vacation from work and volunteer activities. I think I was hungry for some “down” time. In any case, James and […]

Like Two Peas…

Like Two Peas…

(No need for a pod.) Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Rainy Day Mood

Rainy Day Mood

The Richard H. Chambers Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Building, seen from the Lower Arroyo It didn’t rain all day yesterday, just all morning. Still, I was in a rainy day mood. I craved the cozy feeling of running the heater and drinking hot tea, and I indulged. One cloudy day some time ago, PDP’s […]

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