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Boom (2013) 3 (3): 3–7.
Published: 01 September 2013
...William Deverell; Tom Sitton This article places the 1974 film Chinatown alongside the historical events that the film portrays. Rather than a simple comparison between fact and fiction, Deverell and Sitton instead explore what we can learn about the people, places, and events in both Chinatown and...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 76–87.
Published: 01 March 2016
...-Latino Quarter, Little Tokyo, Koreatown, Chinatown, Little Italy, Little Armenia, The Far Eastside, Little Seoul, Little Arabia, and Little India. © 2016 by The Regents of the University of California 2016 Ethnic enclaves Historic Filipinotown The Byzantine-Latino Quarter Little Tokyo...
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Boom (2015) 5 (2): 28–41.
Published: 01 June 2015
... waterwheel she plans to build for a spur of the Los Angeles River that will sit adjacent to her studio on the edge of Los Angeles’s Chinatown. © 2015 by the Regents of the University of California 2015 Lauren Bon Metabolic Studio Annenberg Foundation art Los Angeles water Bending the River...
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Boom (2015) 5 (1): 20–28.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Wendy Cheng While Los Angeles’s San Gabriel Valley is best known for being the “first suburban Chinatown,” it is actually a lively, multiethnic, and multiracial community with a complex past, and an emerging arts scene that celebrates that complexity. Today, the “SGV” constitutes the largest...
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Boom (2015) 5 (3): 4–11.
Published: 01 September 2015
.... That means not only that the city will appear different, but it will no longer correspond to memories of its coloration, or to its depictions in famous films. © 2015 by the Regents of the University of California 2015 light-emitting diodes Los Angeles Blade Runner Chinatown color vision...
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Boom (2014) 4 (2): 20–23.
Published: 01 June 2014
... California 2014 Chinese Americans China San Francisco Clement Street Chinatown Gentrification Asian Americans david lee Clement Street A transect of change Chinese are leaving the Chinese city of San Francisco at the very moment thatSan Francisco has become, spectacularly, America s most...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 25–31.
Published: 01 September 2016
.... The last of the grand train stations built in the United States, it was approved in 1926 and completed thirteen years later during the throes of the Great Depression and a world war. What was then Chinatown was demolished in the process, whitewashing the site of the largest mass lynching in US...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 120–128.
Published: 01 September 2016
... can be and how knowledge is generated. The classroom is not fixed; in fact, the chairs and tables themselves are mobile, rolling around to form new combinations. The walls are used as work space as well as the floor. Over three weeks, the classroom moved from Westwood to La Placita and Chinatown. One...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 64–71.
Published: 01 December 2015
... like mine. The GI Bill, which overwhelmingly benefited non- black veterans of World War II, enabled my dad to attend San Francisco State College for free, where he met my mom. He then used his veteran s benefit to purchase a home outside of Chinatown, enabling my siblings and I to attend excellent...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 20–33.
Published: 01 December 2015
...- cisco s Chinatown dates to the Gold Rush. Cameron House, a vibrant social service agency, started as a Presbyterian women s mission to combat the indentured servitude and coerced prostitution of Chinese women. The San Francisco Buddhist Center is a Japanese Pure Land Buddhist temple founded in 1898...
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Boom (2015) 5 (2): 112–121.
Published: 01 June 2015
... Anza Crossing, there is an arroyo called Tequesquite, named by the Cahuilla people who once lived here. There is a tiny street called Wong Way, named for the last resident of the historic Chinatown that, like so many others in California, flourished for decades before white Americans turned on the...
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Boom (2014) 4 (2): 94–102.
Published: 01 June 2014
... called it home since the 1920s. Sitting at the north end of Kearny Street, the hotel was squarely in the path of the expanding Financial District at a time when the zone just east of Chinatown was being eyed by major investors. Hundreds of young activists flocked to the cause when residents of the I...
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Boom (2013) 3 (3): 1–2.
Published: 01 September 2013
..., but still engaging biography of William Mulholland and an intrigu- ing portrait of Los Angeles in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Watch Chinatown. Though never intended to be a faithful retelling of history, the movie is all many people know of the battle to build the aqueduct. It s...
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Boom (2013) 3 (4): 12–26.
Published: 01 December 2013
..., Lightstorm Enterntainment, 1995 Plot time: 1999 Location: Old Chinatown Central Plaza, Los Angeles Kathryn Bigelow s Strange Days depicts a Los Angeles that shares roots with Blade Runner s xenophobic dystopia. Seven years on, the 1992 Los Angeles riots appear to have permanently encompassed all of downtown...
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Boom (2013) 3 (4): 79–84.
Published: 01 December 2013
... solu- tion to one set of problems, only to discover later that the Artists and scientists mastery of materials science and computer code has given them command over the effects of awe and wonder. Stand/Deliver at Perform Chinatown. PHOTOGRAPH COURTESY OF FINISHING SCHOOL. BOOM | W I N T E R 2013 81...
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Boom (2013) 3 (3): 60–67.
Published: 01 September 2013
....2013.3.3.60. 60 BOOMCA L I FORN I A . COM Nichols knows the territory. He knows it won t be easy. And, yes, he has seen Chinatown. Boom spoke with him about the legacy of the LA Aqueduct and the challenges ahead. Boom: When we told people we were working on a special issue about the one hundredth anniversary...
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Boom (2013) 3 (3): 8–10.
Published: 01 September 2013
...- rably in the film Chinatown, a fictional account of the LA skirmishes in the water wars. (That one of the two charac- ters in the film who stand in for Mulholland is an incestu- ous, Machiavellian rapist has done his reputation no favors.) The critics did not stop once the water started flowing. Carey...
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Boom (2013) 3 (3): 102–109.
Published: 01 September 2013
.../reprintInfo.asp. DOI: 10.1525/boom.2013.3.3.102. 102 BOOMCA L I FORN I A . COM From The California Water Atlas, 1979. COURTESY OF DAVIDRUMSEY.COM. We believe that the days of Chinatown are over for California. Secrecy is dying out in favor of openness, trans- parency, science, and full accountability. We want to...
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Boom (2013) 3 (2): 72–81.
Published: 01 July 2013
... Manila who escaped the rural town of Stockton, California, by running away to San Francisco where she could go to the Cow Palace and catch Smokey Robinson Hey Nellie . . . you remember the barrios and how it s all the same: Manila, the Mission, Chinatown, Harlem, L.A., Kearny Street, the Fillmore. Here...
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Boom (2013) 3 (1): 70–79.
Published: 01 May 2013
... the West, 1881, and Later (Bos- ton, 1931), 122. On violence against indigenous peoples, begin with Brendan C. Lindsay, Murder State: California s Native Amer- ican Genocide, 1846 1873 (Lincoln, 2012). On violence against Chinese, see Scott Zesch, The Chinatown War: Chinese Los Angeles and the...