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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 4–11.
Published: 01 March 2016
... Pacific Gas & Electric zero waste Jerry Brown Keith Schneider Irrigation ditch in Grass Valley, California. Photograph by Erin Johnson, via Flickr. keith schneider The California Code An ecologically sensitive development model for a fuming world E ven toward the end of a blistering four-year...
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Boom (2015) 5 (3): 4–11.
Published: 01 September 2015
... of the East, was touting lights more brilliant than Chicago s and a Great White Way to rival New York s. Leapfrogging to electric technology gave the city s leaders a kind of legiti- macy. You can imagine that in New York and Boston the gas industry fought against electrification says Sandy Isen...
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Boom (2015) 5 (1): 29–37.
Published: 01 March 2015
... huge warehouses to the east of Los Angeles, where they are reloaded for their final destinations across the country. But along every stop of that journey, there are communities and environments dealing with the consequences of trans-Pacific trade. This has resulted in new community-based movements...
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Boom (2014) 4 (3): 46–50.
Published: 01 September 2014
... Indians. In 1969, American Indians in San Francisco occupied Alca- traz Island. Two years later, Mickey Gimmell, members of the American Indian Movement, and other Pit River people took over Pit River land that was owned by Pacific Gas and Electric. In 1979, Tillie Hardwick, a Pomo woman, led a Supreme...
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Boom (2014) 4 (3): 51–59.
Published: 01 September 2014
... filled with rich soil, create the literal groundwork upon which further diversity here flourishes. The Pacific Ocean does its part, driving our climate with the clockwise circulation pattern of the Califor- nia Current. This dynamic cycle brought marine abundance to people here and still does, but also...
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Boom (2013) 3 (4): 67–72.
Published: 01 December 2013
... greenhouse gas emissions. In 2013 Tesla reported record revenues and announced plans for a lower-cost $35,000 electric car to supplement its Model S sedan. IBM s Battery 500 Project aims to design lithium-air batteries that would boost the ability of electric cars to drive without a charge beyond their...
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Boom (2013) 3 (3): 28–37.
Published: 01 September 2013
... institutions (the Times, the Water Bureau, the Pacific Electric Railway) built the city in the image of their greed? The aqueduct, the Valley real estate scheme, the Owens River Valley grab . . . these are just the earliest in William Mulholland addresses the crowd. BY LOS ANGELES TIMES STAFF. COPYRIGHT © 1913...
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Boom (2012) 2 (2): 92–99.
Published: 01 June 2012
... big Creek Project are called lakes, while the bodies of water behind the dams of Pacific gas and electric s significantly later helms Project, in the Kings river watershed, are called reservoirs. as the camera can be used to create an artificial vista, so the dam can be (and generally is) used to...