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Boom (2014) 4 (4): 88–96.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Tom Killion This piece collects five new prints from artist Tom Killion’s forthcoming book California’s Wild Edge . © 2014 by the Regents of the University of California 2014 Tom Killion woodcut prints California coast California landscape art California artists Seaweed (1979) by Tom...
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Boom (2014) 4 (3): 113–121.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Rafe Sagarin Observations on nature and life along the California coast from Rafe Sagarin, who led a group of college students in his field class on a trip from Los Angeles to San Francisco. The essay is organized around thematically around saltwater, freshwater, fire, and people. Sagarin argues...
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Boom (2011) 1 (2): 6–16.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Rebecca Solnit; Alex Fradkin This essay documents and examines the remains of military bunkers along the California coast. These structures, monuments to the grim anticipation of war, appear to be intrusions upon the beauty of the landscape, but we might also view them as witnesses to the nation’s...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 39–51.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Coast Press, 2013). 2 Wanda Coleman, Prisoner of Los Angeles (2 in The Geogra- phy of Home: California s Poetry of Place, Christopher Buckley and Gary Young, eds. (Berkeley: Heyday, 1993), 36. 3 Jack Kerouac, Book of Blues (New York: Penguin, 1995), 35. 4 Kevin Starr, California: A History (New York...
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Boom (2015) 5 (3): 42–45.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Katie Langin While conducting research on Santa Cruz Island off the coast of California, Langin found differences in the beaks of a single species of bird, the endemic island scrub-jay. Though they lived in neighboring habitats, the size and shape of the birds’ beaks change depending on the types...
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Boom (2011) 1 (3): 5–10.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Louis Warren; Spring Warren Poet Gary Snyder talks about West Coast poetry and being a California poet. © 2011 by the Regents of the University of California 2011 geography poetry place landscape West Coast boom | FA L L 2 011 5 Boom: A Journal of California, Vol. 1, Number 3, pps 5...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 6–9.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Regents of the University of California 2016 San Francisco California coast 1980s Greenpeace Sutro Tower david l. ulin Elegy California, 1980 A ndrew Molera State Park. I didn t know it was the almost perfect midpoint ofthe California coast when I visited in late May 1980. It was also the...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 28–33.
Published: 01 December 2016
.../boom.2016.6.4.28. 28 BOOMCA L I FORN I A . COM Starr: The growing divide between the very wealthy and the very poor, as well as the waning of the middle class, as expressed geographically in California by the global wealth of the coast from San Diego County to Marin County and the rapid socioeconomic...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 1–3.
Published: 01 December 2016
... well over-the-top performances. There s Tom Lutz s LA Review of Books, which has taken the West Coast world of the literature review by storm. LARB really is a worldwide publication, and largely a book review site, accompanied by other creative print media and essays, but nobody has the California beat...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 74–79.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Diego, which may be the most litigatedreligious symbol in America, is here to stay. Set aside for a moment matters about separation of church and state on the coast of California and specific features that were part of the recent controversy, and an opportunity emerges to reflect on the role of the...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 62–69.
Published: 01 December 2016
... never name the intoxicating elixir of plants, animals, and dirt, for we were East Coast in origin, summer visitors and hedonists, not scientists. We would leave the diagnostics to people like Gary Snyder who lived year BOOM: The Journal of California, Vol. 6, Number 4, pps 62 69, ISSN 2153-8018...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 68–79.
Published: 01 September 2016
... caught in a storm off the California coast. She situated her home on a low bluff with a view of the Bay overlooking the Amphitheater. The Amphitheater was just one of the many public spaces the residents of the Bulb built or adapted as the kind of agora or marketplace found in any small town. The...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 12–17.
Published: 01 September 2016
... the city as an object of study intrinsically carries implications about action and about the future. This manifesto offers a call to action for scholars to become engaged, creative urban practitioners. © 2016 by The Regents of the University of California 2016 creative practices LA River the...
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Boom (2016) 6 (2): 22–31.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Jonathan Simon California’s newest prison—the first one commissioned since the 1990s—is also the first in decades not to be called a prison. The California Health Care Facility, Stockton (CHCF), opened in 2013 on the site of the former Karl Holton Youth Correctional Facility. Designed to hold 1,722...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 4–11.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Keith Schneider Underlying so much of the economic and ecological turmoil unfolding in California and the rest of the world now is a slow collision between the operating systems of the resource-wasting, vertically managed twentieth century and the much more volatile ecological and economic...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 102–107.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Aris Janigian Fresno is moving beyond its agriculture roots, transforming itself from the inside out, taking strands from its past, present, and future to build a new kind of California urbanism. The city has the bones upon which to construct an appealingly Californian city, but more importantly...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 45–50.
Published: 01 March 2016
... throughout California and beyond. By understanding the development and design of freeways over the decades, we can better determine what we want this infrastructure to become in the near future. © 2016 by The Regents of the University of California 2016 Freeways infrastructure parkways freeway...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 130–136.
Published: 01 March 2016
... considers the creation and re-creation of Treasure Island and the problem of building for an uncertain, ultimately unknowable future. This article is a critical appreciation of Andrew Shanken’s Into the Void Pacific , a design history of the fair. © 2016 by The Regents of the University of California...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 58–64.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Colin Marshall The author tells of how he once loved the Case Study houses, commissioned from several modern architects by Arts & Architecture magazine in the years after World War II with the goal of developing a new style of housing in southern California, and why he eventually came to see...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 14–19.
Published: 01 December 2015
...-minded, were human enough to baptize. Early Americans considered them the most primi- tive of Indians, because the California Indians, unlike those of the Plains, did not display organized warfare not at first anyway. In my region, just north of San Francisco, approximately 20,000 Southern Pomo and Coast...