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Boom (2014) 4 (3): 86–94.
Published: 01 September 2014
... Angeles immigrant communities pierrette hondagneu-sotelo Paradise Transplanted Paradise lost? C omadre, tanto tiempo! . . . Comadre, it s been a long time It s themonthly Saturday morning cleanup at the community garden, and it sa happy and unexpected reunion when Susana and Elvia spot Bertila. The...
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Boom (2011) 1 (1): 36–49.
Published: 01 March 2011
... content through the University of California Press s Rights and Permissions website, httpwww.ucpressjournals.com/reprintInfo.asp. DOI: boom.2011.1.1.36. daniel hosang Race and the Mythology of California s Lost Paradise I n the late summer of 1963, as hundreds of thousands of civil-rights support-ers...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 74–79.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Diego UCSD Stuart Collection Mount Soledad Cross La Jolla San Diego Art Geoglyphs Assemblage Art Paradise Lost rick kennedy Lying in Plain Sight La Jolla s assemblage of religious art On 8 September 2016, the Ninth US Circuit Court of Appeals decided that thecross on Mount Soledad in San...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 92–98.
Published: 01 December 2016
..., and the presence of too many of us are said to be the cause. But perhaps what Californians can no longer find is in themselves, in what they lost by becoming Californian. We forget that the California Dream didn t come with a moral compass. I cannot say that the dream did not serve us. It provided the...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 39–51.
Published: 01 December 2016
... down history as if it were a set. It s my childhood home, not the first, but the one we inhabited the longest. Moving through rooms, closets, and overstuffed drawers, I ve unearthed all manner of lost treasures: pocket watches, maps, deeds to homes long razed. This house, I realize, became a nest not...
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Boom (2014) 4 (3): 113–121.
Published: 01 September 2014
... healthy red abalone populations live on a northern Cali- fornia ranch that returned to the public after over 150 years of private ownership. The population lost about twenty years of reproductive potential in the first year of public access, as abalone hunters, with the blessing of the Department of Fish...
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Boom (2014) 4 (2): 76–86.
Published: 01 June 2014
... want to live in an urban environment4 This repre- sents a fundamental change in the way cities are viewed within the United States. San Francisco lost population for much of the second half of the twentieth century; its popu- lation peaked in the 1950 US Census and declined until 1980, similar to most...
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Boom (2014) 4 (1): 46–53.
Published: 01 March 2014
..., a city rich and vigorous and full of pride, a city lost and beaten and full of emptiness What else could he be describing if not California itself? Chandler was a romantic also, but he understood that romance only goes so far. It all depends on where you sit he wrote in The Long Goodbye, which...
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Boom (2014) 4 (1): 86–97.
Published: 01 March 2014
... wall s makers have lost faith in their creation. Confronted by criticism of the fortifica- tions effectiveness, the US Department of Homeland Secu- rity long ago conceded that the wall was never intended to stop migrants, merely to slow their progress so that they could be apprehended more easily...
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Boom (2013) 3 (3): 28–37.
Published: 01 September 2013
... rather as a real place populated by real people, a city in the words of Chandler, no worse than others, a city rich and vigorous and full of pride, a city lost and beaten and full of emptiness That s a terrific description all the more so because it holds up. This is the aftermath of Mulholland s...
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Boom (2013) 3 (2): 34–51.
Published: 01 July 2013
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Boom (2013) 3 (2): 52–71.
Published: 01 July 2013
... insiders and outsiders. When, however, the two models work across one another, the system breaks down and the claims made by suburban citizens fall on deaf ears. HOAs, therefore, have lost much of their enforcement capacity. In response to this shift in the mid-1990s, the Homeowners Association in Rancho...
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Boom (2012) 2 (3): 13–17.
Published: 01 October 2012
...Georgia Jeffries A family heirloom testifies to generations of California history, most especially its history of people struggling to hold on to what they have, to get back what they lost, or to climb towards economic prosperity. © 2012 by the Regents of the University of California. All rights...
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Boom (2012) 2 (2): 86–91.
Published: 01 June 2012
... (University of California Office of the President, 2010). 2 US Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of economic Analysis, at http www.bea.gov/iTable/iTable.cfm?ReqID=70&step=1&isuri=1& acrdn=1 (accessed 25 March 2012). 3 Arguments about racial diversity and taxpayer hostility from Peter Schrag, Paradise Lost: California...
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Boom (2012) 2 (2): 76–81.
Published: 01 June 2012
... friend s wife. Old British folk ballads grab us with melodramatic tales revealed in the sparest language, and Long Black Veil borrows from that tradition. The lyrics cut back and forth from the trial and hanging to the windswept graveyard where the woman weeps over her lost lover. More than the story...
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Boom (2012) 2 (2): 13–21.
Published: 01 June 2012
... can really only do in comics, where you can shift a style like that and all of a sudden it shifts the perceptions of the reader, but not to the degree that they get lost. They still follow the story, and after a few of these shifts, they re used to that and it s not jarring at all. The shifts become a...
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Boom (2011) 1 (4): 88–92.
Published: 01 November 2011
... actually decreased in recent years, and despite the estimated $253 million in lost economic output that Arizona has endured since the passage of SB 1070, polling has suggested that a ma- jority of California voters support the Arizona measure.1 As Michael Erickson, the Tea Party activist behind the...
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Boom (2011) 1 (4): 80–87.
Published: 01 November 2011
... cultural fabric of a place already strained by a complex socio-eco- nomic infrastructure. Hundreds of billions of dollars are lost annually to overburdened justice and healthcare sys- tems, decreased productivity, and environmental destruc- tion.5 Besides threatening the tenuous economic balance of...
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Boom (2011) 1 (3): 13–29.
Published: 01 August 2011
...-century of po- litical reform efforts would be devoted to undoing its worst provisions. Boom0103.indd 16 16/08/11 3:40 PM boom | FA L L 2 011 17 The Swiss System: Lost in Translation California wasn t the first state to embrace direct democ- racy. South Dakota was the earliest, in 1898, followed by Utah...
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Boom (2011) 1 (2): 6–16.
Published: 01 May 2011
... his pas- sion for simple monumental form, would have loved them, though he would have inscribed them all et in Arcadia ego lest the hasty hiker miss the point. And they have the seduc- tion of all ruins, the seduction of the past, of lost history, of irrecoverable time, of the sense that something...