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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 70–75.
Published: 01 March 2016
... the University of California 2016 Los Angeles Los Angeles River Bowtie Parcel Clockshop California State Parks urban art Amigos de los Rios Madrid Middle School billboards LA Open Acres LA2050 Farm LA Free Lots Los Angeles Community Health Councils urban farming farming CicLAvia...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 12–17.
Published: 01 September 2016
... seemingly endless sprawl of the city reversed when thousands of new housing units were built downtown, and artist-activist Lauren Bon turned thirty-two acres of urban wasteland into cornfields. Her next project, Bending the River Back into the City will create sustain- able public spaces along the LA...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 108–115.
Published: 01 March 2016
..., watching Van- ishing Point and Baghdad Cafe´, and even watching Roadrunner cartoons. I d read Travels in America Deserta and Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas. And in due course I trav- eled to Barstow solely because of that opening: We were somewhere around Barstow on the edge of the desert when the drugs...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 51–57.
Published: 01 March 2016
... 9,000 acres of land along its freeways in LA and Ventura counties. By contrast, LA s Griffith Park, one of the largest urban parks in the country, is about 4,000 acres. Over the past half-century, LA neighborhoods that were severed by the construction of our freeway system have suffered the most. Blocks...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 102–107.
Published: 01 March 2016
... Garage, a two-car garage where the art dealer showed work by many artists who later became famous. You can find a lot of this same DIY culture incubating in Fresno today. Every first Thursday of the month, around a hundred artists open their studios to the public for what the city calls 104 BOOMCA L I...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 20–33.
Published: 01 December 2015
... of Guadalupe, is present in churches, and on candles, murals, and tattoos. Lesser-known saints such as San Toribio Romo (the Mexican patron saint for immigrants) and Jesus Malverde (patron saint for drug traffickers, migrants, and the poor) live here, too. Our Lady of La Vang resides in Vietnamese...
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Boom (2015) 5 (3): 60–75.
Published: 01 September 2015
... Las Vegas into the dark Mojave Desert. With the glitz of the Strip in ourrearview, we follow Interstate 15 south across dry desert lakes and wide alluvial fans, through miles of scrub and sand. The road is lonely, just a few long-haul truckers and crapped-out gamblers limping home to L.A. It s a quiet...
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Boom (2015) 5 (2): 28–41.
Published: 01 June 2015
... every inch of the LA Aqueduct now, probably better than most people, because I walked that slowly the entire network of open channel, pipes, siphons, and underground channels covered with concrete from the intake through the Alabama Hills, through the canyons like Jawbone Canyon where the heroic siphons...
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Boom (2015) 5 (2): 100–111.
Published: 01 June 2015
... particular that part of it that runs from Los Angeles inland to Las Vegas, south to Tijuana, and north up through the Central Valley of California it helps to know something about boundaries and contrast. To know why it s important to behold her work, it s critical to know about how that dividing line of...
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Boom (2015) 5 (1): 29–37.
Published: 01 March 2015
... establish- ing a Pacific Littoral that would stretch from LA to Asia but reversed. Los Angeles was supposed be the center not an entrepo t in a maritime world economy with China at its center. Clarence Matson, the long time head of the LA Harbor Department, in a 1935 book about the history of the...
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Boom (2014) 4 (4): 54–63.
Published: 01 December 2014
... Makelas olive ranch. Aside from the social entrepreneurship of planting olive trees to help nonprofit organizations, though, the Make- las are energetic businesspeople. They recently received a patent for Oleavicin, a lip balm made from olive leaves. As this Mission olive tree on the State Capitol...
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Boom (2014) 4 (4): 26–36.
Published: 01 December 2014
... the train tracks and turn east on Edison Highway, heading in the direction of the Tehachapi Mountains. The road runs between vast citrus fields, past the fruit packing sheds with names I know. They look run-down, with their open weigh- ing floors and conveyor belts standing idle. It strikes me that...
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Boom (2014) 4 (3): 60–69.
Published: 01 September 2014
... intensified when Pinchot became a leading advocate for the Hetch Hetchy reservoir proposal. During that battle, Muir declared: Pinchot seems to have lost his head in coal and timber conservation, & forgotten God and his handiwork. Abandoned windbreak, 2007, from LA Environs. PHOTOGRAPH BY BARRON BIXLER. 62...
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Boom (2014) 4 (3): 113–121.
Published: 01 September 2014
... San Pedro Port of Los Angeles Garapata Ballona Estuary Rancho Marino Research Reserve rafe sagarin On Observation Notes from a field course on the California coast In The Log From the Sea of Cortez, John Steinbeck and Ed Ricketts wrote, Wedetermined to go doubly open so that in the end we...
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Boom (2014) 4 (3): 122–128.
Published: 01 September 2014
... in LA for a breather on their way back. During the day, they hang out by the LA River and other open spaces, eating their fill of insects. But, every evening the group which can range up to tens of thousands comes home to roost in abandoned chimney shafts. You can witness this massive influx of birds...
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Boom (2014) 4 (3): 86–94.
Published: 01 September 2014
... Franklin Community Garden a pseudonym is a pocket-sized oasis of trees, flowers, and Mesoamerican vegetables and herbs growing in an otherwise very cemented part of inner-city Los Angeles. It s open to the public from dawn to dusk, 365 days a year, and the front section serves as an informal gathering spot...
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Boom (2013) 3 (3): 95–101.
Published: 01 September 2013
... famously callous remark upon opening the spigot of the LA Aqueduct in 1913, There it is. Take it The research recognizes that maximizing recovery and reuse of rain and stormwater will be central to establishing a robust localized water portfolio for any drylands city seeking to buffer the effects of...
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Boom (2013) 3 (3): 11–13.
Published: 01 September 2013
... section in the Owens Valley is open to air. We have an unlined stretch I call it the big ditch it s just a 40-foot wide ditch that the water flows in. The groundwater is so high in that portion of the Owens Valley that it makes water. More water comes in than is lost to groundwater infiltration. Then it...
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Boom (2013) 3 (3): 28–37.
Published: 01 September 2013
...David L. Ulin David L. Ulin's essay finds William Mulholland doubly generous—he gave LA both water and a motto to live by. Ulin begins with the Los Angeles Aqueduct's inauguration photographs taken in November 1913. Here is where Mulholland said the five words that Ulin proposes as LA's manifesto...
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Boom (2013) 3 (1): 80–85.
Published: 01 May 2013
... Era believers in the social benefits of parklands hired the sons of Frederick Law Olmstead in the 1930s to create a plan for seventy thousand acres of open space along the river. That plan was ditched after floods killed 130 people. You would read about the final solutiona loaded term for...