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Boom. 2013; 3180–85 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.1.80
Published: 01 May 2013
...Laurie Glover This poetic environmentalist account traces the history of the Glendale Narrows reach of the Los Angeles River, the one section where its movie-set-famous channelization is thwarted by the power of the river itself. This archival retrieval considers the relationship between humans and...
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Boom. 2016; 6384–88 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.3.84
Published: 01 September 2016
... the sidewalks were narrow and too crowded with people, vendors, and other obstacles. Trying to understand his regular commute to the day labor center, I asked Jose´ where he lived. He wouldn t tell me. At that moment, another worker, Miguel, intervened and announced, He is homeless Jose´ seemed...
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Boom. 2015; 5242–51 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.2.42
Published: 01 June 2015
... between Kolster s work and his forerunners. At the Glendale Narrows, leafy branches of overhanging trees drape a light dappled pool dotted with exposed rocks. Absent the caption, it would be hard to see this lush riverside idyll as the much ridiculed version of the Los Angeles River. But other images turn...
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Boom. 2012; 2460–67 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2012.2.4.60
Published: 01 December 2012
... Los Angeles, he worked in a restaurant and eventually married the owner s daughter. He saved enough money to start a small winery in LA, and he bought a small vineyard in Glendale. But according to legend, he visited the sandy Cucamonga Valley and thought there might be water under the dry land. He...