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Boom (2016) 6 (2): 42–51.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Paige St. John Since restoring the death penalty in 1978, California has condemned more than 900 individuals, yet executed just 13. The hundreds who remain are housed at San Quentin State Prison in a highly restricted cell block plagued by suicides, drugs, mental illness, neglect and idleness. This...
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Boom (2013) 3 (1): 70–79.
Published: 01 May 2013
... the settlement period—are better witnesses of California’s past. Lynching was common in frontier California, and native trees, mainly oaks and sycamores, were used by vigilance committees for extrajudicial executions. Once the Gold Rush was distant enough for commemoration, hang trees became objects...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 80–91.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Avenue and conducted a survey of the student residents to see if there were any objections to our using the site for our second childcare unit. The students were positive, and one morning we seamlessly executed the plan, bringing in cribs, playpens, blankets, and toys so that another thirty children of...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 39–51.
Published: 01 December 2016
... school, or write, or who knows what; but the interactions I was having on a daily basis with customers junior film executives, agents, wannabe movers and shakers effectively doused what was left of my affection of LA at the time. The sharp edges and crass- ness deeply fractured my constructed sense of...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 110–119.
Published: 01 September 2016
... permission to photocopy or reproduce article content through the University of California Press s Reprints and Permissions web page, httpwww.ucpress.edu/journals.php?p¼reprints. DOI: 10.1525/boom.2016.6.3.110. OMCA Executive Director Lori Fogarty says that addres- sing questions of art, economics, identity...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 58–67.
Published: 01 September 2016
... crisis ends up in places like San Bernardino. If you concede that the stabilization of land values is the precondition for long-term democratic planning, there are two major nonrevolutionary solutions. George s was the most straightforward: execute land monopolists and profit- eers with a single tax of...
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Boom (2016) 6 (2): iii.
Published: 01 June 2016
... executive director of Healing Dialogue and Action. P A I G E S T . J O H N is a journalist currently working for The Los Angeles Times who does investigative reporting and writes about criminal justice in California. She received a Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting in 2011 while writing for the...
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Boom (2016) 6 (2): 104–110.
Published: 01 June 2016
... Prison s Executed Men (Fresno: Craven Street Books, 2013), 37. 6 httpletsfreeamerica.com/. 7 Jim Brown, Folsom Prison (San Francisco: Arcadia, 2008), 105. 8 Ibid., 104. 9 Michel Foucault, Power/Knowledge: Selected Interviews and Other Writings 1972 1977 (New York: Vintage Books, 1980), 144. BOOM | SUMMER...
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Boom (2016) 6 (2): 32–35.
Published: 01 June 2016
... models of providing treat- ment and education, improving the futures of young people in the system. Margot Gibney was the founding executive director of Youth Treatment and Education Center (YTEC) in San Fran- cisco, the city s first juvenile drug court which provided treatment, therapy, and high...
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Boom (2016) 6 (2): 22–31.
Published: 01 June 2016
..., prisons were largely left to philosophies of their chief executives and the general lack of adequate fund- ing provided by state legislatures almost everywhere. As courts dropped their historic hands-off policy toward prison litigation in the 1960s and 1970s, prisonmanagers adapted to the threat of...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): iii.
Published: 01 March 2016
... an historian and cultural heritage advocate who currently works as the executive director and CEO of the California HIstorical Society and serves on the State Park and Recreation Commission. MA R K H O G A N is a principal at OpenScope Studio, an architectural services firm, and a senior lecturer at...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 102–107.
Published: 01 March 2016
... Fresno s renaissance. His strategy, executed with the city s cooperation, was to preserve the more handsome older structures that remained and replace the dilapidated ones with mixed-use buildings retail below and living spaces above made of glass and steel but painted in playful colors, like three...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 4–11.
Published: 01 March 2016
.... Among the most significant measures: A 2002 statute to require sharp reductions in climate- changing emissions in vehicles, which account for 40 percent of greenhouse gases. A 2005 executive order that mandates a 20 percent cut in climate emissions from all sources from 1990 levels by 2020...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 130–136.
Published: 01 March 2016
... buildings were executed and received. Within his design history, Shanken considers the fair as an expression of identity and ambition, a projection of power America s, California s, and San Francisco s power into a new Pacific world order. Shanken s book is also about how we try to build for a future that...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 34–44.
Published: 01 March 2016
... ability to execute visionary plans. So I don t think we re magically going to get good at doing that. But we are in the midst of reshaping the whole landscape of the city. That s just going to accelerate. We ll do some things well. We ll do some things not so well. But we re already further into this...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 44–53.
Published: 01 December 2015
... program. In her Rooted meetings in 2011, Williams began exploring what has God created me to do and how am I going to make an impact on other people s lives in the community She joined Christian Mungai on one of his trips to Nairobi, where she met a Mavuno mem- ber named Ken Oloo, a marketing executive...
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Boom (2015) 5 (3): iii.
Published: 01 September 2015
... Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, the Department of History, and the Center for Digital Humanities at UCLA. He is also a partner in Stamen Design. J O N A T H A N F O L E Y is the Executive Director of the California Academy of Sciences, where he is also theWilliam R. and Gretchen B. Kimball...
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Boom (2015) 5 (3): 90–97.
Published: 01 September 2015
... McCollum had been executed earlier, he would not have lived to see the day when DNA evidence exonerated him and implicated another man Jurassic Park wouldn t exist without PCR, either. Michael Crichton, an MD, heard about how the system had been adapted and was being used by paleontologists to amplify...
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Boom (2015) 5 (1): 4–11.
Published: 01 March 2015
... container ships and move their goods onto trucks and trains are critical factors now. So far, California s ports and their Pacific Coast rivals are doing well on this front, compared to East Coast ports, according to Geraldine Knatz, the former executive director of the Port of Los Angeles. More than 90...
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Boom (2015) 5 (1): 71–78.
Published: 01 March 2015
...-California Exposition Company (PCEC Fore-Glance at Panama-California Exposition, San Diego 1915; Unique Inter- national Year Round, Jan. 1 Dec. 31 (San Diego: Panama- California Exposition Company, 1910; C.F. Lummis, Letter sent by me to all my associates in the Executive Committee of BOOM | S PR I NG...