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Boom (2014) 4 (3): 134–142.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Jared Dahl Aldern This article explores the connection between the land, grizzly bears, and people in Southern California, from the time all three coexisted, through the hunting of the last grizzlies in the area in 1899, and up to the present. © 2014 by the Regents of the University of California...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 62–69.
Published: 01 December 2016
... hosted the only female hanging in California Juanita in 1851. At least the gallows had a crude plaque bearing meager details that belie a story of racism and sexism made obvious with hindsight. But Malakoff Diggins was just another place, leaving me to wonder what we Californians make of our own history...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 80–91.
Published: 01 December 2016
... he rode into People s Park in his green pickup truck bearing steaming vats of hot coffee and donuts. Coo- per was an impossible, irascible Berkeley saint. He had a Ph.D. from Stanford in physics and a tough addiction to alcohol. When he hit rock bottom, he lived as a tramp. He managed to recovered...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): v–vi.
Published: 01 September 2016
... University of California Berkeley and Los Angeles. While the LA School was critical, situated in social science, urban planning, and geography, another movement has emerged as more speculative, generative, and future-oriented. It brings urban planning, art, architecture, and the humanities to bear on...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 1–3.
Published: 01 September 2016
... California after a ninety-year absence, and the campaign to keep Yosemite s bears wild, Pratt-Bergstrom celebrates a new paradigm for wildlife conservation: coexistence. Tune in to Radio Imagination with a musical tribute to Octavia E. Butler. The Los Angeles arts organization Clockshop has been...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 68–79.
Published: 01 September 2016
.... These trailers carried metal that residents mined from the landfill and sold at Ber- keley scrap dealers, as well as five-gallon jugs of water for drinking and bathing. The Bay Trail, designed as a recrea- tional amenity, was a highway for the homeless supply chain. Mom-A-Bear s home was a social center...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 12–17.
Published: 01 September 2016
... additional dimension one that bears the risk of speculation about the future. Returning to the river, poems drift out from the poets public readings to form collective visions in and about the urban landscape that in turn guide new possibilities for action. Looking left from the Left Coast That these...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 25–31.
Published: 01 September 2016
... message from a soothsayer, amidst flutists, a pair of characters who bore an uncanny relation to the twins from Kubrick s The Shining, and handfuls of raining rose petals. While the narrative wasn t immediately clear, I could certainly sense a bit of the supernatural in it all. A limousine bearing a...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 102–107.
Published: 01 March 2016
... productiveness, it was no idle dream. In 1920, Mary Bartlett wrote of her father, who farmed next door to Kearney: He started with pump- kins, watermelon, squash, corn, and tomatoes and by the time the young vineyard was at the bearing stage he also had several varieties of peaches, apricots, plums, oranges...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 130–136.
Published: 01 March 2016
... parking, though some lots are chained off with regularly spaced red, white, and blue shields bearing the words US GOVT PROP- ERTY NO TRESPASSING The word NO is the largest element. Other parts of the island are closed to entry with a different kind of sign: yellow rectangles warning of radio- active...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 14–19.
Published: 01 December 2015
... societies. There were many secret societies or cults, often associated with animals grizzly bears, birds, snakes and sometimes with certain places, a cave, maybe a spring, or some other body of water. Societies were often gender-based. Women s bear cults were considered among the most pow- erful. Sometimes...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 85–89.
Published: 01 December 2015
... LORD shall come in power, His arm commanding for Him. Look, His reward is with Him, His wages before Him. / Like a shepherd He minds His flock with His arm He gathers lambs, and in his lap He bears them, leads the ewes. B BOOM | W I N T E R 2015 89 ...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 78–84.
Published: 01 December 2015
... as well as The Gospel of John. He has images on perforated blotter paper of Jesus and Judas two of which bear markings indicating they were confiscated by the FBI at some point and a Berkeley Bonaparte print by Griffin called Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory depicting a Jesus- looking Zig-Zag man...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 54–63.
Published: 01 December 2015
...- der s throat catches afterward the rush of remembrance, the feeling as the bus approaches Manzanar, is visceral in every former internee, now pilgrim. On this bus, Bo is sev- enteen years old again, and everyone here is about to bear witness to ghosts that they harbor and caress in this place where...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 20–33.
Published: 01 December 2015
... world study in this remote section of northern California. The City of Ten Thousand Buddhas sits on more than five hundred acres of meadows, orchards, and forests. Peacocks roam freely and streets bear names such as Bod- dhi Way and Mindfulness Way In our migrant study, we concluded that the...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 44–53.
Published: 01 December 2015
... sun rises over the master-planned streets of the city ofIrvine, a fleet of dusty pickup trucks bearing peaches, carrots, tomatoes, bokchoi, and other farm-fresh produce trundles into the parking lot of one of California s largest evangelical megachurches. Therein lies the future of American...
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Boom (2015) 5 (3): 24–31.
Published: 01 September 2015
... Che- mehuevi,7 in which Wolf is a brave warrior who saves the day and his little brother when the Bear people attack. Wolf fights in a magnificent multicolored robe, which becomes the rain- bow. He is wiser, more stately and in charge than his little brother Coyote. This reminds me of stories from...
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Boom (2015) 5 (3): 32–41.
Published: 01 September 2015
... Environment and Sustainability senior capstone practicum research course, conducts a survey on water use at UCLA s Unicamp near Big Bear. Photograph by John Vande Wege. BOOM | F A L L 20 15 37 everybody is an environmentalist. And to a certain extent, everybody is an environmentalist. You ll find very few peo...
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Boom (2015) 5 (3): 98–108.
Published: 01 September 2015
... control table of the 27-inch cyclotron taken in 1933 or 1934. michael hiltzik The Origins of Big Science And what comes next One October evening in 1981, Molly Lawrence, widow of the fabled physicistErnest Lawrence, took to the podium at the Berkeley laboratory bearing hisname to mark the fiftieth...
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Boom (2015) 5 (2): 112–121.
Published: 01 June 2015
.... He married a New Mexican woman, moved to Agua Mansa, and loved to hunt bear, which he did until one fateful 1854 encounter with a grizzly. His grave marker reads Pioneer Hunter Trapper Killed By a Bear Near Cajon Pass I meet people who tell me the road is still haunted, by a woman, by a man and his...