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Boom (2013) 3 (4): 3–11.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Kim Stanley Robinson Boom interviews prolific science fiction writer Kim Stanley Robinson about writing, California, and the future. Topics of discussion include utopian and dystopian visions of the state, the Sierra Nevada and Sacramento Delta, the Orange County of Robinson’s youth, how...
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Boom (2013) 3 (3): 68–77.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Michael Hiltzik This article considers major infrastructure spending projects on the table in California (a high-speed rail line connecting Los Angeles to San Francisco, a peripheral canal in the Sacramento Delta, higher education) and compares their funding models to that of the Los Angeles...
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Boom (2015) 5 (2): 64–77.
Published: 01 June 2015
... during the Gold Rush was used to build Sacramento, San Francisco, and the levee system in the Delta of the Sacramento and San Joaquin Rivers. Limestone mined by the Monolith Cement Company in what is now Tehachapi built the Los Angeles Aqueduct. The brutality of the landscapes captured in this photo...
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Boom (2014) 4 (2): 24–42.
Published: 01 June 2014
... originated in San Francisco connotes, still out here, struggling to survive and thrive. © 2014 by the Regents of the University of California 2014 Rian Dundon Gentrification Displacement Bay Area Photo essay San Francisco Morning commuters from Sacramento watch the sunrise over the San...
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Boom (2013) 3 (1): 34–40.
Published: 01 May 2013
... reproduce article content through the University of California Press s Rights and Permissions website, httpwww.ucpressjournals.com/reprintInfo.asp. DOI: 10.1525/boom.2013.3.2.34. from the small fields of the Sacramento Delta and the Davis/Woodland/Sacramento region to towns around Fresno, in order to find...
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Boom (2013) 3 (3): 60–67.
Published: 01 September 2013
... envi- ronmental problems that are there, the impacts that could happen from a major seismic event, we don t know. And that s not an acceptable circumstance. Boom: How should Los Angeles think of its role in the Delta? Nichols: I think it s important that we communicate in Sacramento that we have done...
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Boom (2012) 2 (2): 55–69.
Published: 01 June 2012
... roughly six miles to Suisun Bay, Grizzly Bay, and the Sacramento River Delta, the Strait has, in the daily life of California, reduced down to the Carquinez and Benicia-Martinez bridges. Motorists are as likely to be searching for their toll as looking at the land and water below. Few will exit the...
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Boom (2012) 2 (1): 78–90.
Published: 03 March 2012
... to irrigate almonds near Bakersfield and to wash dishes in San Bernardino using rain that fell just miles from the Oregon border. This water passes through the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, with its fragile complex of levees, channels, and pumps that is the heart of California s water capabilities...