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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 50–57.
Published: 01 September 2016
... dropped from almost 25 percent in 1970 to less than 10 percent in 2010. Perhaps this demographic shift, coupled with the full mural’s removal from public view, has made it difficult to remember that Bearden’s Berkeley originated in a moment of racially charged civic conflict. Bearden’s Berkeley envisions...
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Boom (2015) 5 (1): 4–11.
Published: 01 March 2015
... San Francisco world s fair a reality, planners and investors put in time and talent and a lot of money. Prominent San Francisco business and civic leaders spent 6 BOOMCA L I FORN I A . COM the decade before the fair planning and building. Forty-one nations participated an amazing number considering...
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Boom (2015) 5 (1): 95–105.
Published: 01 March 2015
... California politics into that issue the issue of are we going to reinvent ourselves so that we have a more prosperous future or do those who are currently benefitting have the right to keep it playing out for a little while longer, no matter what? I actually think that conflict between those who see their...
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Boom (2014) 4 (2): 87–91.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Leah Reich The author explains her ambivalence and conflict over working in the technology sector in the Bay Area. The conflict comes from her perception that some in her industry are making San Francisco a less welcoming and inclusive place to live, while also appreciating the opportunities the...
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Boom (2014) 4 (1): 24–35.
Published: 01 March 2014
... a California soul? Rodriguez: I don t know. That s a really good question. I do think that I tended to read California as a Midwesterner. I had conflicting images of California. One was my uncle from India. The others were my parents from Mexico and the Irish nuns, to whom I dedicate Darling. They...
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Boom (2013) 3 (4): 27–34.
Published: 01 December 2013
... guide to our present gives full expression to the uncanny sense of being lashed to the decrepit infrastructure of the past. It is this complex expo- sition of how it feels to be a creature of civic infrastructure and not teleporters, psionic readers, and hyperdrives that turns out to be the most...
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Boom (2013) 3 (3): 14–21.
Published: 01 September 2013
..., and creating a space for civic dialogue in Los Angeles, Owens Valley, and beyond. What do we gain from preserving and contextualizing the archival records of the aqueduct? The most striking and immediate reward is a history of technology, a story of engi- neering prowess. Glance at the photographs of...
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Boom (2013) 3 (3): 110–114.
Published: 01 September 2013
... We Learned to Love Los Angeles But not stop worrying Editor s Note: We asked noted writer Bob Sipchen and his son Rob, both ardent Angelenos and environmentalists, to defend LA s right to exist. Here is their somewhat conflicted response. BOOM: The Journal of California, Vol. 3, Number 3, pps 110 114...
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Boom (2013) 3 (3): 102–109.
Published: 01 September 2013
...-friendly, useful informa- tion about our water systems. Once we have the information, we can start to change the way we communicate about the issues. In the open govern- ment movement, there is a kind of emerging civic collabo- ration called participatory budgeting. We are inspired by this process, through...
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Boom (2013) 3 (2): 52–71.
Published: 01 July 2013
... involvement. © 2013 by the Regents of the University of California 2013 citizenship suburb San Diego southern California suburban scott vandehey Civics in the Suburbs Where NIMBYism reflects community A new approach to citizen activism is steadily gaining strength among suburban communities. It...
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Boom (2012) 2 (4): 68–78.
Published: 01 December 2012
... into five days of fires, looting, and civic disturbances that become known as The Watts Riots or The Watts Rebellions. Chief Parker calls in National Guard troops and the ensuing conflicts leave Watts with thirty-four deaths, 1,032 injuries, 3,438 arrests and over $40 million in property damage...
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Boom (2012) 2 (3): 45–61.
Published: 01 October 2012
... fashionable to have life-size Buddha heads in our meditation rooms or smaller heads hanging around our necks as pendants. But we may make these spiritual and lifestyle choices unaware of a not entirely happy history, one in which the Buddha s image and the term Buddha head have had diverging and conflict...
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Boom (2012) 2 (2): 86–91.
Published: 01 June 2012
... breaks. The fact that Mr. Castro and so many of his generation remain ignorant of the debt they owe suggests how steep a climb the campus movement confronts. Changing the minds of voters and state lawmakers will require not only demanding the same rights louis s. warren We Want the Deal You Got A civics...
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Boom (2011) 1 (1): 36–49.
Published: 01 March 2011
... racial disparities, they obscured the presence of looming structural failures and contradictions within the state as a whole, and reinforced the fatal myth that California was a place without limits. Fair Employment Protections and the Jobs Crisis To understand the depths of conflict behind California s...
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Boom (2011) 1 (1): 15–19.
Published: 01 March 2011
... interest in learning from other traditions. Both the city s effort to embrace religious diversity and the willingness of most religious groups to play by the rules for this holiday celebration signal that a civic-minded cul- ture is widely shared. Despite the unpredictable nature of a lottery or perhaps...
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Boom (2011) 1 (1): 25–35.
Published: 01 March 2011
... decades of failed attempts to put meat on the bones of that first constitution, culminating in the 1878 79 con- stitutional convention, perhaps the greatest civic disaster in the history of a state with a talent for disaster. The men who gathered at the state capitol in Septem- ber 1878 were not strangers...