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Boom. 2016; 6416–27 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.4.16
Published: 01 December 2016
... Development 6. 11 Godfrey, Ethnic Identities 50. 12 Contreras, The Politics of Community Development 32. 13 Godfrey, Ethnic Identities 49. 14 Contreras, The Politics of Community Development 6; God- frey, Ethnic Identities 46. This is likely a conservative and low number because there were many...
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Boom. 2016; 6294–97 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.2.94
Published: 01 June 2016
... Prop. 47. If someone is convicted of multiple misdemeanors, that person can be sentenced to multiple years in jail. Significantly, the law is also retroactive, meaning that anyone in California with a felony conviction on his or her criminal record for one of the six low-level crimes impacted by Prop...
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Boom. 2016; 6222–31 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.2.22
Published: 01 June 2016
... to Pelican Bay State Prison Secure Housing Unit. Photograph by California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. BOOM | SUMMER 2016 23 address issues impacting health care was, as a practical mat- ter, being treated as a second class priority the Receiver expressed dismay at the basic attitude...
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Boom. 2016; 6124–33 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.1.24
Published: 01 March 2016
... housing shortage and climate change. The Bay Area and Southern California dominate lists of the most expensive metropolitan regions in the country. Greedy developers, young gentrifiers moving into low-income neighbor- hoods, and NIMBY groups are frequently blamed for skyrocketing housing costs; but in...
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Boom. 2016; 6165–69 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.1.65
Published: 01 March 2016
...-needy. Much criticism has been waged against small-lot developments from low-income- housing equity groups who see the type replacing desper- ately needed apartment housing in the region. When they see a clutch of dense homes appear on a lot that had previ- ously been home to fewer people, neighborhood...
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Boom. 2016; 6145–50 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.1.45
Published: 01 March 2016
... Halprin coauthored might have had more of an impact if it had been better distributed. But he also knows that designing the landscape of freeways was a low priority back at the height of the interstate era. I wouldn t want to blame engineers and say they were insensitive to these problems, but it just...
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Boom. 2015; 5444–53 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.4.44
Published: 01 December 2015
... firsthand. This reversal of the standard missionary dynamic—where American Christians bring their style of religious practice to places such as Kenya—has had a profound impact on this suburban California religious community. In the last decade, Mariners has become more involved in its wider community...
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Boom. 2015; 5360–75 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.3.60
Published: 01 September 2015
... spine of the Colorado River. The nomadic Chemehuevi people, whose traditional lands include the Ivanpah Valley, are known as those who play with fish Human impacts were minimal until the arrival of miners and ranchers in the mid- to late 1800s. The Clark Mountains attracted swarms of grubstakers...
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Boom. 2015; 5129–37 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.1.29
Published: 01 March 2015
... of the low-income community of Wilmington adjacent to the Port of Los Angeles, rattled off a series of anecdotes about people in his neighborhood facing serious health pro- blems. The ships at the port are not even regulated for their impacts, yet we face the consequences every day Marquez told the...
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Boom. 2015; 5171–78 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.1.71
Published: 01 March 2015
... themselves as the pinnacle of human progress and conquest, distinct from a supposedly primitive nonwhite past and a romantic Spanish interlude. The impact of this view of California history can still be seen and still troubles the state today. © 2015 by the Regents of the University of California 2015...
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Boom. 2014; 4360–69 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.3.60
Published: 01 September 2014
... heart of his preservationist, wilderness- centric vision for California. At present rates of greenhouse gas production, the average global temperature will likely increase by around 7 degrees Fahrenheit by the end of the twenty-first century. In California, the impact of this anthro- pogenic climate...
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Boom. 2014; 4351–59 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.3.51
Published: 01 September 2014
..., httpwww.ucpressjournals.com/reprintInfo.asp. DOI: 10.1525/boom.2014.4.3.51. BOOM | F A L L 20 14 51 Satisfied that this mouse at least was now adequately known to science, he returned it to civilian scurrying. While Hankins hasn t yet formally analyzed the impacts of this set of burns in a projected series over the next few...
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Boom. 2014; 4395–102 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.3.95
Published: 01 September 2014
... onlookers recognize something in a space of shared impact writes Stewart.9 A sense of place isn t the acquisition of an idiosyncratic sensibility but a communal achievement that requires something from all those who dwell in common. I have to call it a moral imaginationthe sympathetic imagination by which...
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Boom. 2014; 43113–121 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.3.113
Published: 01 September 2014
... and rockfish, however. These extremely long- lived fish have been virtually wiped out from many of the more accessible reefs in California. Because of their long lives (several live well over 100 years), late maturation, and low reproductive rates, it will take a long time for this diverse group of...
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Boom. 2014; 4276–86 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.2.76
Published: 01 June 2014
... potential projects to be measured against alterna- tives, having blanket EIRs for entire neighborhoods should speed up the planning process considerably. CEQA was created in the 1970s with the intention of ensuring large- scale development projects were studied for potential impact prior to approval...
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Boom. 2014; 42103–113 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.2.103
Published: 01 June 2014
... wages and options for the 1,500 jobs that Twitter brings. How will Twitter s presence impact low-income residents of the Mid-Market area and the Tenderloin, which some wags are already calling the Twitterloin? While the city s tax break deal included provisions that encourage good faith efforts to...
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Boom. 2014; 4154–61 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.1.54
Published: 01 March 2014
... direct total economic impact of international students is nearly $19 billion a year. The real economic impact is likely much larger than this, if indirect impacts such as job creation and additional potential for interna- tional business ventures are included. While those numbers may sound large, only...
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Boom. 2013; 3395–101 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.3.95
Published: 01 September 2013
... with water scarcity can maximize their water use with the right type of urban design. © 2013 by the Regents of the University of California 2013 Los Angeles aqueduct San Fernando Valley watershed urban design water scarcity low impact development hadley and peter arnold Pivot...
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Boom. 2013; 3454–66 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.4.54
Published: 01 December 2013
..., which has developed something of a national center in low income and majority nonwhite cities of the Bay Area such as Oakland, East Palo Alto, and San Jose, where urban agricultural movements are now thriving. These movements emerged alongside of and were influenced by the alternative food movement...
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Boom. 2013; 3467–72 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.4.67
Published: 01 December 2013
..., and consumers to get with the same low- and even no-carbon vision for California. The California Energy Commission s alterna- tive and renewable fuel and vehicle technology program (created by Assembly Bill 118) invests nearly $90 million during the 2013 fiscal year to develop new transportation...