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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 34–44.
Published: 01 March 2016
.... Hawthorne discusses the evolution of public and private space in Los Angeles, competing plans for the future of the Los Angeles River, freeways, housing, climate, and much more. © 2016 by The Regents of the University of California 2016 Third Los Angeles Los Angeles River Frank Gehry boulevards...
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Boom (2015) 5 (2): 28–41.
Published: 01 June 2015
... comes from, what we owe the land and communities, and our moral, economic, and political relationships. In this interview she discusses her work, including recent and forthcoming projects such as Not A Cornfield, 100 Mules Walking the Los Angeles Aqueduct, and Bending the River Back into the City —the...
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Boom (2013) 3 (1): 80–85.
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 (2015) 5 (2): 42–51.
Published: 01 June 2015
.... Watkins’s images, made in the late-nineteenth century, helped to sell scenic, monumental California and the West to the nation. In contrast, Kolster’s photographs of the Los Angeles River, a degraded and often ignored urban waterway, suggest how older photographic techniques might be employed to create new...
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Boom (2013) 3 (3): 50–59.
Published: 01 September 2013
... Lower Owens River Project. The material is drawn from Stringfellow's There It Is—Take It! project. © 2013 by the Regents of the University of California 2013 Owens Valley Owens Lake Los Angeles Department of Water and Power Los Angeles Aqueduct water environment ...
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Boom (2015) 5 (2): 64–77.
Published: 01 June 2015
... during the Gold Rush was used to build Sacramento, San Francisco, and the levee system in the Delta of the Sacramento and San Joaquin Rivers. Limestone mined by the Monolith Cement Company in what is now Tehachapi built the Los Angeles Aqueduct. The brutality of the landscapes captured in this photo...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 12–17.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Humanities university Urban Humanities cities manifesto Berkeley UCLA LA School of Urbanism dana cuff and jennifer wolch Urban Humanities and the Creative Practitioner A manifesto T he flow of the Los Angeles River, ever-precarious and never navigable, attractedsettlement along its shifting course...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): iii.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Claremont Graduate University, and his work has been exhibited and published widely. C A I T L I N M O H A N is an educator and writer living in West Marin. She is currently working on a collection of essays and can be found every summer swimming in the rapids of the Yuba River. P E T E R R I C H A R D S O...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 39–51.
Published: 01 December 2016
... just ours but one made up of artifacts of generations of family members: Bibles and Sunday hats, old wallets still filled with gasoline Charg-a-Plates and oxidized pocket change, a cache of antique cameras still spooled with film, and a river of photographs documenting their journey west. A few...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 34–38.
Published: 01 December 2016
... giant thumb parting the sky, the rivulets and swirls of my fingerprint denting the land to form rivers and thin roads that looped around and around one another. Fresno is located in the fertile San Joaquin Valley in the central part of California, about halfway between San Fran- cisco and Los Angeles...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 74–79.
Published: 01 December 2016
... to airplane pilots, UFOs, angels, and anyone with access to Google Earth. Maybe it is best to think of this assemblage as a grand quadrapartite-geoglyph, bigger than the ancient Blythe Geoglyphs in the desert near the Colorado River and the ancient Serpent Mound in Ohio. However one thinks about it...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 10–15.
Published: 01 December 2016
... to work in the nail industry and how Americans became accustomed to manicures and pedicures is entwined with the loss of home and landscape. © 2016 by The Regents of the University of California 2016 Vietnam War American military reeducation camps Mekong River refugees boat people...
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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): 84–88.
Published: 01 September 2016
... downtown, a Buddhist temple in Little Tokyo, as well as the art galleries and lofts in the Arts District right before going up on the bridge and crossing the LA River. Along this route his atten- tion is divided between looking down at the sidewalk and up to the urban landscape. Once on the east side of...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 18–24.
Published: 01 September 2016
... tracks and the LA River. Jason Sexton: Do you think of yourself as a California writer? Yamashita: I m California-born, in Oakland, and raised in LA, and the history of my family begins in San Francisco turn of the century 1900. I ve also lived and studied in Minnesota, Japan, and Brazil, but we raised...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 34–43.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Kadampa Meditation Center Centro Cristiano Pentecostal Holy Spirit Silver Lake experimental congregations Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles Flowing River Sangha Los Angeles Cartography: Beau MacDonald, University of Southern California Spatial Sciences Institute, 2015. Data: USC Center for...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 4–11.
Published: 01 March 2016
... that are helping to increase the river s salmon runs. Or Modesto and Turlock, which are closing in on plans to pump treated wastewater to irrigate Central Valley farms and orchards in Patterson. Or the western side of the Klamath Mountains on the North Coast, where tribes and communities are working...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 20–33.
Published: 01 December 2015
... religions reflected relations with natural local landscapes and animals, yielding practices, rituals, cosmologies, and myths. Morro Rock is sacred to Chumash and Salinan. The Medicine Lake Highlands near Mt. Shasta is a site of healing energy for Shasta, Wintu, Modoc, Pit River, and Karuk. BOOM: The Journal...
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Boom (2015) 5 (3): 32–41.
Published: 01 September 2015
.... is doing a lot of interesting things with conservation. The whole notion of restoring the Los Angeles River is just wild. L.A. was a leader in dealing with coastal pollution decades ago. And now L.A. is facing a big water shortage, and how it is dealing with that, in everything from residential to...
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Boom (2015) 5 (2): 112–121.
Published: 01 June 2015
... Jurupa, a few miles away. Trujillo founded La Placita, on the east side of the Santa Ana River, and other settlers stayed in AguaMansa, on the west side. By the mid 1840s, this was the largest community between New Mexico and Los Angeles. The settlers dug irrigation ditches and canals, planted grain...