VERY PASADENA BY LIAN DOLAN

“Mind the Droplets” and Motivational Phrases For 2021

I’ll know for sure the joy has returned when I’m in my box at the Bowl in my acid-washed jeans and John and Daryl tear into “Maneater.”

Letting it Shine This Season With Unbridled Holiday Décor

We’re all home for the holidays this year, whether we like it or not, so let’s make them shine.

“Top Take-Away: colonoscopies save lives. Like mine.” -Lian Dolan

My first order of business is to change the messaging. Get over the prep and get the procedure. Please speak to your Top Doc about making an appointment.

With the Community Coming Together, Pasadena Meets the Moment.

If the country was run like the Vons on West California Boulevard in Pasadena, there would be toilet paper for all. 

The Widget Factory: Lian Dolan Talks Book Tours While Social Distancing

Lian Dolan talks book tours while social distancing.

Lian Dolan

Lian Dolan is a writer and podcaster. Besides her regular column for Pasadena Magazine, she’s the author of two LA Times best-selling novels, Helen of Pasadena and Elizabeth the First Wife. Her next novel, The Sweeney Sisters, will be published by Harper Collins in April 2020. She also hosts Satellite Sisters, a long-running podcast. She graduated from Pomona College in Claremont, California with a degree in Classics. She lives in Pasadena with her husband, two sons, and one big German shepherd.