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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 50–57.
Published: 01 September 2016
... new logo in the early 1990s, the city employee newsletter reported that the Bearden-inspired one remained in circulation because it was distinctly Berkeley with all its diversity Michael Caplan and Norma Hennessey, Berkeley Matters, 9 July 1993, Berkeley History Room clipping files, Berkeley Public...
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Boom (2012) 2 (4): 118–125.
Published: 01 December 2012
... archives – a series of original artist books - blend Pre-Columbian and Western record-keeping practices with running historical references to make real the ongoing mythologizing of the group, and to offer alternative readings of California history and public space. © 2013 by the Regents of the University...
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Boom (2013) 3 (3): 82–85.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Graham Chisholm This essay explores the history of the public trust doctrine for water in California, established in the battle of preserving Mono Lake, and extends the concept to include the responsibility Los Angeles has to restore Owens Lake, an important habitat for migratory birds. © 2013 by...
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Boom (2012) 2 (3): 79–85.
Published: 01 October 2012
... sustain relationships on their own and in public to overcome alienation that only they truly know. 5 In conducting oral life-history interviews in South Central Los Angeles with thirty undocumented Mexican immigrant parents raising children born in the United States, I observed how the children prepare...
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Boom (2012) 2 (2): 92–99.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Howard V. Hendrix Using the ideas of culture theorist Walter Benjamin (among others), I examine the public response to two dams, Friant Dam and Florence Lake Dam, to illustrate the political and aesthetic reasons why Californians have very mixed feelings about the state's dams. The history of John...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): iii.
Published: 01 December 2016
..., Mexican Immigrants, and the California Farmworker Movement (Yale), which was named Best History Book by the International Latino Book Awards. Her scholarship engages the public through advocacy for underrepresented groups in higher education and immigrants and farmworkers in the United States. L Y N E L L...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 28–33.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Starr. In this interview, we see the personal side of this historian addressing religion, values, and matters of public concern including his wide-reaching polymathic abilities that enable his unique kind of magisterial interpretation of the golden state. With ongoing reflec- tions on the place its past...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 92–98.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Regionality, 81. 8 The image is Richard Rodriguez s (paraphrasing Karl Marx) in The North American from Public Discourse in America: Con- versation and Community in the Twenty-First Century, Judith Rodin and Stephen P. Steinberg, eds. (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2003), 69. 9 Through...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 4–5.
Published: 01 December 2016
...- paced book is written in Starr s classic polymathic, inter- disciplinary style, charting the history of the exploration, evangelization, and settlement of North America in a sin- gle volume. Keep up with us at the new Boom California.With the new year and the publication of this issue marks a new moment...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 74–79.
Published: 01 December 2016
... associated with the library? Pereira thought up the cupped hands, and it fit his mental conception of a university; however, the site of the library screams trees to those who visit and listen. UCSD was built in the midst of a large forest of eucalyptus trees, and in 1983 the Stuart Collection of public art...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 80–91.
Published: 01 December 2016
... alongside a community kitchen to feed those who were in the greatest need. Over the protests of sugar plan- tation owners and cattle ranchers worried that thirsty squat- ters would squander water needed for agribusiness, the Secretary of Public Works provided water pipes. The pipes were installed, and a...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 16–27.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Mission Economic Development Association Report (Summer 2000), 18. 21 Nancy Raquel Mirabal, Geographies of Displacement: Latina/os, Oral History, and the Politics of Gentrification in San Fran- cisco s Mission District The Public Historian 31/2 (Spring 2009): 13 15. 22 Daniel Zoll, The Economic...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 52–61.
Published: 01 December 2016
... produced the Ramparts Wall Poster, which reported on the convention and related street activities. The posters were single full-folio sheets whose title and format recalled the publications of Mao Zedong s Red Guard dur- ing the Cultural Revolution. (The motto for the Ramparts Wall Poster was Up Against...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 6–9.
Published: 01 December 2016
... like a squadron about to go out on patrol. We would pile into a brown VW bus, listen to the Dead or Public Image Ltd., drive out of the city, stop for dinner, and hit the neighborhoods. The higher end, the better: In Mill Valley once, I was invited into a party, given beer and joints for my fellow...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 34–38.
Published: 01 December 2016
..., following only his creative instincts and aesthetic impulses. He continued expanding and mod- ifying the gardens throughout his life. Baldasare Forestiere died in 1946 at the age of sixty-seven. After his death, the Underground Gardens were opened to the public as a museum10 He built it as a way to cool off...
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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...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): iii.
Published: 01 September 2016
... building resilience and vitality of communities. A N A S T A S I A L O U K A I T O U - S I D E R I S is the associate dean of academic affairs and urban planning professor at University of California, Los Angeles. Her research focuses on the public environment of the city, its physical representation...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 100–109.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Jonathan Banfill; Angélica Becerra; Jeannette Mundy What role should California’s public universities play in addressing borders—transnational, as well as those among and within cities? This essay highlights the need to develop tools that will enable alternative way to produce knowledge—one that...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 120–128.
Published: 01 September 2016
... physical and institu- tional spaces. But it is not only digital tools that have enabled this softening; it is also an ethic based on diversity and difference that reimagines the public university as sites of engagement that are multidirectional and nonhierarchical in the past, present, and future. Against...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 32–39.
Published: 01 September 2016
... to pro- vide any answers. The anti-monument expresses the pub- lic s refusal to accept death as the final condition. Moreover, the anti-monument s appropriation of public space, just blocks away from formal memorials to Mexican history A´ngel de la Independencia and the Monumento de la Revolu- cio´n...