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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 80–91.
Published: 01 December 2016
... community activism and advocacy for the homeless together with Berkeley Catholic Workers, eventually resulting in a café inside of Berkeley’s People’s Park in 1989, providing rationale for Scheper-Hughes’s own well-known applied anthropology and activism, which has made her famous as one of today’s leading...
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Boom (2015) 5 (2): 86–91.
Published: 01 June 2015
... Instragram, Flickr, Twitter, and Foursquare who have shared content in one or more of the 11,826 parks in California. The project, like this photo essay, shows that parks are social—that is, people do things in parks that they do in the rest of their lives. They also show that diverse Californians will see...
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Boom (2013) 3 (1): 56–62.
Published: 01 May 2013
... with subsidiary galleries in Arcata and North Bend, OR. All these tidal galleries have become state parks, nature reserves, or otherwise closed to sculpture-building. Given the creative energy of people in the area, future galleries in other tidal locations are likely to arise. © 2013 by the Regents...
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Boom (2014) 4 (3): 51–59.
Published: 01 September 2014
... fire by the Plains Miwok, the article considers the experience of the Martu in Australia, and the attempt to restore the landscape at Quiroste by the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band in Año Nueva State Park. © 2014 by the Regents of the University of California 2014 Fire cultural burn Miwok Don...
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Boom (2014) 4 (3): 76–85.
Published: 01 September 2014
... stuff usually. It is: how can I practically fit outdoor experiences into my life? So I just think some- times this issue gets so weighted down. And we re not cap- turing what s already happening, and not thinking more practically about what people s lives really are, and how local parks might be able to...
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Boom (2014) 4 (2): 68–75.
Published: 01 June 2014
...: Crimespotting, an interactive map of crimes in San Francisco and Oakland; Parks.stamen.com visualizes the stories and images that pour out of parks, open spaces, and natural areas in the city and state; Surging Seas highlights what will be lost as rising sea levels take back land, put property underwater, and...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 70–73.
Published: 01 December 2016
... is impossible for me to be an effective state poet laureate unless I collaborate with arts councils, libraries, schools, parks, museums, and city book festivals. As chair- man of the National Endowment for the Arts, I learned how much could be accomplished through partnerships. I con- sider myself a...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 4–5.
Published: 01 December 2016
... wildflower season typically runs from February to May where the reserve s rolling hills are covered with blankets of gorgeous multi-colored flowers. You will be able to walk right through the beauty as the parkhas eightmiles of hiking trails, a picnic area, and visitor center. The park is opendaily from...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 62–69.
Published: 01 December 2016
... California Indians, I learned a potent lesson in California history by visiting Malakoff Diggins, now a state historic park in Nevada City that preserves California s largest hydraulic mining site. The eerie lunar landscape hills blasted bare as skin by massive water hoses between 1853 and 1884 told me of a...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 92–98.
Published: 01 December 2016
... after the Gold Rush cataclysm was not between nature and its despoiled remnant, but the terms on which our encounter with nature would be framed. The environmentalist John Muir gave nature a privileged autonomy, a kind of green divinity. Frederick Law Olmsted, a builder of New York s Central Park...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 68–79.
Published: 01 September 2016
... tobacco farm in southern Ohio and had been on the road most of his life. Like a num- ber of landfillians, as they called themselves, Jimbow used to live at People s Park, the university-owned piece of land in downtown Berkeley, about four miles from the Bulb as the crow flies, that has been disputed...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 110–119.
Published: 01 September 2016
... circumference of the garden needs to change. I ve had to start thinking about wider exteriors, larger parts of the city. And now we re think- ing about this whole area, this neighborhood, or district, around the museum, around Lake Merritt. What if we could think about this whole area as a park Jackson...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 58–67.
Published: 01 September 2016
... residents had been dumped in tenements near MacArthur Park. Walking to the bookstore I several times encountered the bodies of these elderly poor people on the sidewalk who knew what dreams had brought them to LA in the 1910s and 1920s? We finally settled on studying Witmer Street, between Third and...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 40–49.
Published: 01 September 2016
... its windswept dunes into parks and urban neighbor- hoods, it dammed the Tuolumne River in the Sierra Neva- da s Hetch Hetchy Valley, drowning a valley as spectacular as Yosemite s. Starting in 1934, it brought the Sierra snow- melt through 160 miles of aqueducts to a reservoir south of the city and...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 50–57.
Published: 01 September 2016
... involved in the counterculture and draft-resistance movements who had experienced bloody confrontations with the police and National Guard, particularly during pro- tests over People s Park that began in 1969. Two new black city council members D Army Bailey and Ira Simmons both civil rights lawyers from...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 84–88.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Row on Saturdays and Sundays. Sometimes, he makes a big loop from Cesar Chavez, south to Washington Boulevard by way of MacArthur Park, and then back up Alameda to the recycling center, where he gets paid for his haul. Mobility, then, for Jose´, was also a matter of inserting himself into the city s...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 89–93.
Published: 01 September 2016
... store the books that will later be distributed to the audience. The turf and green seating mats transform the gray sidewalk into some- thing almost park-like. The goal of La Caja Ma´gica is to transform a common environment into a micro library or into a space apt for magical storytelling. The action...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 25–31.
Published: 01 September 2016
... at Angel s Point in Elysian Park and the Bradbury Building downtown, my tour culminated in a scene that unfolded in Chinatown. That Peter Soo Hoo s Central Plaza, designed like a movie set, now was the stage for an opera seemed fitting. The scene involves Lucha, the heroine, receiving some kind of...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 94–99.
Published: 01 September 2016
... modern, pro- gressive, cosmopolitanism. With the rise of urban studies in the twentieth century, theories about cities rather than the cities themselves framed relationships among them so that the American sociologist Robert Park could discuss London, San Francisco, Osaka, and Bombay in a single sen...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 12–17.
Published: 01 September 2016
.... Therefore, when freight traffic congestion at the Los Angeles Long Beach Port grew intolerable in the 1980s, the new vision promoted for the river was to pave over it to form a truck freeway. A new river wasn t inscribed in the public imagination until a motley crew of poets, artists, outlaw kayakers, park...