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Boom. 2014; 4376–85 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.3.76
Published: 01 September 2014
... agencies such as the National Park Service in dialogue with diverse communities. © 2014 by the Regents of the University of California 2014 Rue Mapp Outdoor Afro Carolyn Finney diversity National Park Service nature Parks Forward Commission social media engaging diverse communities...
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Boom. 2012; 2362–78 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2012.2.3.62
Published: 01 October 2012
...; and a Pacific Coho Salmon. Besides alerting passersby to environmental degradation, this art project, which ran throughout 2011, reverses the customary tactics of outdoor advertising. Outdoor ads promote products and block our sense of place. By contrast, wrapping images of California's troubled...
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Boom. 2014; 4370–75 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.3.70
Published: 01 September 2014
...Terence Young Young likens camping to a pilgrimage to nature but notes that, after more than a century of increasing popularity, the number of campers is declining. Although camping remains among the top five outdoor recreations in the United States, the rate of participation by Americans sixteen...
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Boom. 2015; 5286–91 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.2.86
Published: 01 June 2015
... people like themselves in parks they do. It is hoped that representing this diversity will encourage more California to use their national, state, and local parks. © 2015 by the Regents of the University of California 2015 Parks outdoors diversity social media Stamen Design CaliParks...
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Boom. 2016; 6410–15 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.4.10
Published: 01 December 2016
... or making carpenter nails in a factory. My eighth aunt and her daughter, my female cousin, actually worked in a fac- tory hammering nails until about two years ago. My other aunts helped their sister get a job selling clothes in the outdoor market. Minh Pham graduated in 2013 with a Master of Fine...
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Boom. 2016; 6439–51 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.4.39
Published: 01 December 2016
... chaos of them, I finally began to put it together, was the patina of presence. It started with people: How they touched, shaped, and occupied space determined the nature of home Indoor/Outdoor Living Since the beginning, the real California has been obscured by perception, or as historian Kevin Starr...
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Boom. 2016; 6368–79 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.3.68
Published: 01 September 2016
..., shacks, and the aforementioned cliffside mansion. The man who called himself Boxing Bob would proudly show off his handiwork on that house, with its million-dollar view of San Francisco and the Golden Gate, as well as the outdoor ring where he practiced his jabs and parries You might have met KC, a white...
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Boom. 2016; 6165–69 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.1.65
Published: 01 March 2016
...; a squared bay on the driveway likely forms a dining room hutch, an interior design feature advertised to middle-class housewives in Ladies Home Journal circa 1910; the perky outdoor furniture from IKEA is Scandinavian modern; and the plaster is a nod to the Spanish tradition. These aesthetic traits...
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Boom. 2016; 61102–107 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.1.102
Published: 01 March 2016
... functions, some new but most mid-century variations of the so-called International Style. These structures edge up to Fulton Mall, a three-block outdoor promenade and one of the great urban landscape experiments in America, with playful fountains and geomet- ric sculptures, including a Rodin, and sitting...
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Published: 01 December 2015
... Sustainability, the Department of History, and the Center for Digital Humanities at UCLA. H A N N A H C H U is a freelance filmmaker and photographer from the San Francisco Bay area. She can be found under a pile of storyboards and scripts, or exploring the outdoors. P H I L I P C L A Y T O N is the Ingraham...
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Published: 01 September 2015
... B A R C O T T is an award-winning author who writes about science, the environment, and the outdoor world. He has been a Guggenheim Fellow in nonfiction. His newest book,Weed the People: The Future of Legal Marijuana in America, was published in April 2015. R Y A N B R A D L E Y is a writer and...
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Boom. 2015; 5324–31 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.3.24
Published: 01 September 2015
... Folklore (1938): 363 438. 10 httpwww.sfgate.com/outdoors/article/Coyotes-seemingly- thrive-in-San-Francisco-5045034.php. 11 httpwww.ipm.ucdavis.edu/PMG/PESTNOTES/pn74135. html. 30 BOOMCA L I FORN I A . COM ...
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Boom. 2015; 521–3 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.2.1
Published: 01 June 2015
... Purifoy s Outdoor Desert Art Museum in Joshua Tree is a fascinating collection of assem- bled sculpture created by Purifoy in the fifteen years before his death in 2004. Part of the magic of the experience comes from the pieces themselves by turns political, funny, and powerful but part is also the way...
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Published: 01 September 2014
... Sustainability at the University of California, Los Angeles. He is the author ofBiogeography: Space, Time and Life. His research focuses on climatic and environmental change. R U E M A P P is the CEO and founder of Outdoor Afro, a social community that reconnects African Americans with natural spaces and one...
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Boom. 2014; 43129–133 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.3.129
Published: 01 September 2014
... animals I love. Thinking about genomes may seem like a stark, scientific vision of nature at odds with a love of the outdoors. I see it as an incredibly exciting view that allows me to ask very spe- cific questions of plants and animals, and get answers back. The effect can be pretty amazing. Evolutionary...
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Boom. 2014; 43122–128 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.3.122
Published: 01 September 2014
... wondered: where is it going to find a tarantula? The Nature Gardens were built on three-and-a-half acres of outdoor space surrounding the main Museum building in LA s Exposition Park. Parking lots and lawns were trans- formed into an urban habitat a place for wildlife to call home, and for visitors to...
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Boom. 2014; 4351–59 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.3.51
Published: 01 September 2014
... indigenous inheritance. What he learned young about Native American traditions came mostly through his grand- father, who taught him by way of the outdoors. Hankins What the Russians, the Spanish, the Mexicans, and Americans found here was not an untouched Eden but a practically human-made landscape. 52...
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Boom. 2014; 4386–94 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.3.86
Published: 01 September 2014
... they presented different ideas and options for new garden ame- nities. They projected photos taken from suburban public gardens, where families gathered to watch big screen movies in an outdoor space or played chess with giant- sized pawns and queens. These looked like images out of Sunset magazine...
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Boom. 2014; 4220–23 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.2.20
Published: 01 June 2014
... culture a parklet replaced scarce street parking with outdoor cafe-style seating in front of a new bakery specializing in designer cupcakes. No new demographic data has emerged to update 2010 Census figures on how the city s population is changing. Public school figures have traditionally failed to...
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Boom. 2014; 411–2 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.1.1
Published: 01 March 2014
... get out there. We ll be out here. You can count on it. Want to gather with likeminded Californians and celebrate the outdoors? Head to the Bay Area Open Space Council s annual conference on May 8 at San Francisco s Golden Gate Club. See httpopenspacecouncil.org for more information. B 2 BOOMCA L I...