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Boom (2015) 5 (2): 122–130.
Published: 01 June 2015
... dendrochronology tree rings White Mountains topographic contour map India ink watercolor paper tree limestone line drawing journal California michael p. cohen Tree Lines Drawings by Valerie Cohen A Map of Time Cut across the body of an old bristlecone pine, as someone has done here abovethe...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 74–79.
Published: 01 December 2016
... biblical character Eve and believe that it is a promise to individuals about finding happiness but it is not. In Paradise Lost, an angel says this line to Adam in a manner that draws in all creation. The quote on the book sculpture, then, hints to the cross on Mount Soledad off in the distance. This quote...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 39–51.
Published: 01 December 2016
... over and find humane ways to coexist. When I speak of paradise I m not referencing elabo- rate McMansions built to the very edge of property lines or elaborate six-foot-high retaining walls that obscure your (and our) collective sense of place. I m speaking of a vision of personal beauty seeking...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 52–61.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Loathing in Las Vegas in its image. The final factor was Thompson s deci- sion to write that landmark book in the voice of Raoul Duke. It was an attempt, he later told Tom Wolfe, to prevent the grey little cocksuckers who run things from drawing that line between Journalism and Fiction23 Well before...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 34–38.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Alex Espinoza Novelist Alex Espinoza examines ways in which memory and place are tied to specific geographic sites of knowledge throughout his life as a Californian. His journey from the factory-lined streets and avenues of the San Gabriel Valley and the greater Los Angeles metropolitan area to the...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 100–109.
Published: 01 September 2016
... California andMexico (and even internallydivide each city) grow wider and harder to cross. These borders include theUS-Mexico border, which for centuries was little more than an imaginary line on a map, but now are violently drawn in the landscape out of rusty steel, barbed wire, and police. But they are...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 110–119.
Published: 01 September 2016
... this. [Walter begins drawing a horizontal line with points of demarcation.] So in a traditional design process, you think you re supposed to go from here to there. Along this linear process, there are points in the road. You get the money; you deliver the concept; you do the fabrication; you do the...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 68–79.
Published: 01 September 2016
... line, and clouds of pink, magenta, and white valerian, golden California poppies, and crimson roses spill down the causeway s precipitous hillsides. A castle perches on a pile of rubble with a gothic arch for a window and a small turret. The castle is covered with paintings of human-sized rabbits. You...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 12–17.
Published: 01 September 2016
...- spective in urban thought is brutally apparent. The number of households living below the poverty line in Mexico City, toxic air emissions in proximity to freeways in Los Angeles, suicide rates among Tokyo s youth, or miles of subway built in Shanghai over the last decade such cold metrics need translation...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 126–129.
Published: 01 March 2016
... were lining up at check-in counters preparing to cross into Tijuana. They were heading south, over a fortified border fence, toward a more interconnected future. B Photograph by David Harrison. BOOM | S PR I NG 2016 129 ...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 4–11.
Published: 01 March 2016
... drought in California, it was some-times hard to tell much was amiss. Dirt-lined canals in northern California werefilled to the brim with water destined to irrigate thousands of hectares of rice, sunflowers, peaches, corn, soybeans, and all manner of California s agricultural cor- nucopia. Unlike in the...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 24–33.
Published: 01 March 2016
... 27 banks replicated race-based zoning by drawing red lines around black neighborhoods on property maps and refused to lend to prospective homeowners there. This process, called redlining, prevented black Americans from buying homes during the postwar boom and locked them out of the legitimate credit...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 58–64.
Published: 01 March 2016
... Problem Our house culture is L ike so many fascinated by Los Angeles, I grew up worshiping the Case Studyhouses. With their crisp edges, clean lines, muted colors, and vast planes ofglass, they struck me as the perfect objects of aesthetic desire, especially when seen through the loving, era-defining eye...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 34–44.
Published: 01 March 2016
... that I got when I included that comment in one of my pieces was surprising. People still have this idea that the river can be restored to some past that never really existed, a green landscape full of water, with tree-lined banks. I think that particularly when the river gets really wide as it goes...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 34–43.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Carey recalled that, ten years ago, People were scared to come here. Now on Sunday morn- ings they line up all the way down the block waiting in line for brunch There was no sarcasm or animosity in Carey s voice, but, gazing philosophically at the sharply dressed lunch crowd, he asked, I wonder if...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 94–99.
Published: 01 December 2015
.... It s like open source coding, where each engineer adds line after line, layer after layer, of code. Each person makes the code stronger and more integrated. We strengthen shari a in California by being better people to our loved ones, to our coworkers, and to our neighbors, one person at a time...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 64–71.
Published: 01 December 2015
...- typical Buddhist monk. Yet he wasn t cloistered in a temple leading Buddhist sutra chanting. He lived across the court- yard from me and acted as a Kru Khmer, a traditional healer and community leader. His tattoos, which lined his arms and crossed his belly, were yantra, Sanskrit geometric fig- ures that...
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Boom (2015) 5 (3): 46–55.
Published: 01 September 2015
... microbes in a drop of water, inspires unique colors, shapes, and lines that then come alive on my canvas 46 BOOMCA L I FORN I A . COM BOOM: The Journal of California, Vol. 5, Number 3, pps 46 55, ISSN 2153-8018, electronic ISSN 2153-764X. © 2015 by the Regents of the University of California. All rights...
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Boom (2015) 5 (3): 60–75.
Published: 01 September 2015
... a.m., the first of Ivanpah s three units comes online. It starts small, generating six megawatts. Then nine. Then eighteen. At 8:14, an engineer calls from across the room. We re synced Solar power shoots down the line. In San Francisco, customers of PG&E check their email and brew their coffee with...
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Boom (2015) 5 (3): 4–11.
Published: 01 September 2015
.... Over the next few years, those same type of search- lights would come to arc and dance in front of movie theaters lining the new cinematic corridor of Hollywood Boulevard, a symbol of local industry and glamour visible from anywhere in the Los Angeles basin. The mid-century city, with neon signage...