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Boom (2015) 5 (3): 42–45.
Published: 01 September 2015
... of flora available to them. The discovery is one of several recent examples of microgeographic divergence that point to greater biodiversity than biologists had come to expect. © 2015 by the Regents of the University of California 2015 Island scrub-jay California Channel Islands Santa Cruz...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 20–33.
Published: 01 December 2015
... California is blessed with spectacular, extrava- gant nature. John Muir called Hetch Hetchy Valley a sacred temple prior to its damming. Numerous environ- mental groups and movements began in California includ- ing the Sierra Club, the Wilderness Society, Rainforest Action Network, Earth Island Institute...
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Boom (2014) 4 (4): 4–15.
Published: 01 December 2014
... California being an island. California is not an island. In California, the storms come in from the Pacific, the salmon come in from the ocean, the whales come down from the Arctic, the geese and the ducks come in from Siberia and Alaska, the people move throughout, the transmission the air pollu- tion comes...
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Boom (2014) 4 (3): 103–112.
Published: 01 September 2014
... University of California 2014 Channel Islands Santa Cruz Island National Park Service The Nature Conservancy the University of California Natural Reserve System wilderness nature peter s. alagona Island Time On the stories we tell about nature and history T here are few better places in...
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Boom (2014) 4 (3): 113–121.
Published: 01 September 2014
... that traditional methods of observation in natural history still play a crucial role in science and our understanding of nature. © 2014 by the Regents of the University of California 2014 Coastal California Los Angeles San Francisco Big Sur Santa Cruz Catalina Island Los Angeles River...
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Boom (2013) 3 (3): 28–37.
Published: 01 September 2013
... mean? For an answer, let s go back to the aqueduct, although really, the story begins some years before. As early as 1900, Carey McWilliams observes in Southern California Country: An Island on the Land, Los Angeles, which then had a population of 102,249, began to be disturbed by the discrepancy...
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Boom (2012) 2 (4): 104–117.
Published: 01 December 2012
... Wars, identify new antagonists and considers how the Water Wars affected Paiute women. In the end, this paper demonstrates the importance of using Indigenous systems of knowledge to understand California's history. © 2013 by the Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. Please...
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Boom (2012) 2 (3): 45–61.
Published: 01 October 2012
... land. An arrest was made, but the mystery remained unsolved. Then in 2006 O’Connor came forward to take responsibility; the Buddha heads were not antiques from Asia but contemporary California art. Working from interviews, media reports, and online commentary, I track the Colfax “Buddha rush” as it...
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Boom (2011) 1 (4): 6–9.
Published: 01 November 2011
... America's immigration capital has spiritual as well as cultural and political ramifications. © 2011 by the Regents of the University of California 2011 6 boomca l i f o r n i a . c om Boom: A Journal of California, Vol. 1, Number 4, pps 6 9. ISSN 2153-8018, electronic ISSN 2153-764X. © 2011 by the...
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Boom (2011) 1 (4): 31–44.
Published: 01 November 2011
... for the Smithsonian traveling exhibit at California State University, Channel Islands. POSTER BY JOSÉ M. ALAMILLO Boom0104.indd 38 21/11/11 9:58 AM boom | w i n t e r 2 011 39 interviewed belonged to Alianza Bracero Pro-A. The organi- zation is committed to recovering 10 percent withheld from bracero...