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Boom. 2013; 3467–72 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.4.67
Published: 01 December 2013
... University of California 2014 Climate Resolve Jonathan Parfrey climate change fire sea-level rise Larry Goldzband Bay Conservation and Development Commission Sierra Nevada Pacific Ocean energy Glen MacDonald Juan Matute UCLA Jonathon Porritt Breakthrough Institute Michael Shellenberger...
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Boom. 2016; 6452–61 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.4.52
Published: 01 December 2016
...Peter Richardson Like Mark Twain, Hunter S. Thompson arrived in San Francisco as an obscure journalist, thrived on the city’s anarchic energies, and departed as a national figure. His literary formation played out in San Francisco during what he called ‘‘a Main Era—the kind of peak that never comes...
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Boom. 2015; 5398–108 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.3.98
Published: 01 September 2015
...Michael Hiltzik Ernest Lawrence’s invention of the cyclotron in Berkeley more than eighty years ago did more than introduce a uniquely efficient and effective atom-smasher to the world of high-energy physics; it launched the paradigm of capital-intensive, large-team research known as “Big Science...
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Boom. 2012; 2325–44 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2012.2.3.25
Published: 01 October 2012
...Peter S. Alagona; Clinton F. Smith The Mojave Desert in California is undergoing a boom in renewable energy, mostly in the form of utility-scale solar power plants. These projects have met with resistance from diverse groups concerned about impacts on desert landscapes, ecosystems, water resources...
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Boom. 2014; 44110–124 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.4.110
Published: 01 December 2014
... emptiness create a new energy and we take away a visual experience that might have otherwise gone unnoticed. © 2014 by the Regents of the University of California 2014 photography photojournalism night photography low light photography street photography digital photography San Francisco...
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Boom. 2013; 3156–62 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.1.56
Published: 01 May 2013
... with subsidiary galleries in Arcata and North Bend, OR. All these tidal galleries have become state parks, nature reserves, or otherwise closed to sculpture-building. Given the creative energy of people in the area, future galleries in other tidal locations are likely to arise. © 2013 by the Regents...
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Boom. 2016; 646–9 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.4.6
Published: 01 December 2016
... those broadcasts, all those voices, all that electricity pulsing through my body, lines of energy. The closest I ever came to making something like that hap- pen was one night at Twin Peaks, where a group of us came to drink and get high and dance to the boombox someone brought. The Grateful Dead or the...
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Boom. 2016; 6492–98 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.4.92
Published: 01 December 2016
... its differences with the wider world7 California happened to the world in 1849, and in the rush to extract something from becoming Californian, the world in the form of every race and ethnicity met itself here.8 The meeting was chaotic, brutal, often tragic, and sometimes redemptive, and its energies...
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Boom. 2016; 6462–69 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.4.62
Published: 01 December 2016
... the other by his handsome Paul Bunyan nephew who built a Shwartzwaldian zendo in homage to Yogananda. Both of these men loved the land, raised their families, and earned legal livings. Their eventual schism has always stood vaguely iconic of the larger cultural splits that infuse menacing energy into...
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Boom. 2016; 6480–91 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.4.80
Published: 01 December 2016
... Daniel Galvez. Photograph by Wally Gobetz, via Flickr. John, what is the plan after we carry the trailer into People s Park Dammit, Nancy, we ll make a giant cauldron of oatmeal and one of grits, and we ll start feeding people Yes, but what do we do when the police arrive Bag your negative energy...
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Boom. 2016; 6416–27 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.4.16
Published: 01 December 2016
... her local Mexican restaurant: I had burritos delivered from Pancho Villa twice before I ever stepped in the well-known staple in my Mexican-influenced neighborhood. . . . I felt the energy of the staff wrapping per- fectly cylindrical burritos at light speed and heard each order called out in Spanish...
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Boom. 2016; 631–3 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.3.1
Published: 01 September 2016
..., marijuana legalization, green energy, and a whole lot else, besides. If there s an issue you care about and with seventeen state-wide propositions on the ballot, plus local initiatives and countless candidates, there s bound to be at least one find out how to get involved, and do it! Talk to friends and...
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Boom. 2016; 6380–83 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.3.80
Published: 01 September 2016
... pedestrian had a signifi- cantly better impact with significantly less energy use than a path that was fully lit or any other regime. In the resulting research paper, we argued that the positive effect occurred because pedestrians felt acknowledged by the interactive and anticipatory lighting. They felt more...
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Boom. 2016; 63110–119 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.3.110
Published: 01 September 2016
... about how this museum operates, presents itself, behaves internally and externally as a civic entity. Hood: Yep, and if you re going to get it to behave differently, what do you have to work with? So we looked at this hermetic box, the Brutalist energy of the museum s archi- tecture, and then we had to...
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Boom. 2016; 6252–56 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.2.52
Published: 01 June 2016
... construction, energy and utilities, finance and business, public service, manufacturing and product development, and transportation. Many CTE programs include green employment skills relevant to solar, geother- mal, and smart energy management practices. Each pro- gram aligns with a positive employment outlook...
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Boom. 2016; 614–11 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.1.4
Published: 01 March 2016
... cities, Oakland established a state-of-the-art watershed protection program that released creeks from their concrete straitjackets and simultaneously cleaned up stormwater. That saved the cost and energy needed to operate pocket treatment plants and beautified the city. The city also converts biological...
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Published: 01 March 2016
... energy around the world. He is a former New York Times national correspondent. A L I S S A W A L K E R is the urbanism editor at Gizmodo and the 2015 recipient of the Design Advocate award from the Los Angeles chapter of the American Institute of Architects. B R O C K W I N S T E A D is a freelance...
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Boom. 2016; 61v–vi doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.1.v
Published: 01 March 2016
... these systems. That s software. This creative recoding runs through this issue of Boom. You can see it in the changes coming to water and energy management, planning and zoning, housing and transportation, agriculture and open space, from urban neigh- borhoods to our international border, from Oroville...
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Boom. 2016; 6124–33 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.1.24
Published: 01 March 2016
..., building safety and energy efficiency requirements, historic preser- vation zones, and infrastructure considerations are brought into the mix, California s city planners are left to navigate not only a Byzantine but an often contradictory set of rules. A city planning department may want buildings to have...
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Boom. 2016; 61130–136 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.1.130
Published: 01 March 2016
... standards, with on-site composting and storm- water treatment, all powered by fully renewable energy, some of it generated right on the island. There s even something called an urban agricultural park which sounds like what you get when you torture the words community garden The redevelopment plan, in...