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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 4–5.
Published: 01 December 2016
... more information. Find salvation at Salvation Mountain in Niland, California. This giant work of art is the passion project of Leonard Knight who wanted to create a tribute to God and to let the BOOM: The Journal of California, Vol. 6, Number 4, pps 4 5, ISSN 2153-8018, electronic ISSN 2153-764X...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 1–3.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Boom Staff Boom’s quarterly guide to new books to read, places to visit, and things to do this spring in California © 2016 by The Regents of the University of California 2016 Salvation Mountain Leonard Knight CicLAvia Open Streets Festival Oakland Museum Suiseki Jedediah Caesar A...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): v–vi.
Published: 01 December 2015
..., and peo- ple from all walks of life. Paint brushes at Salvation Mountain. Photograph by Aaron Huey. At the risk of stretching a religious metaphor too far, the magazine that you hold in your hands is something like a communion meal that we put together from the beautiful hard work of many others to...
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Boom (2014) 4 (4): 26–36.
Published: 01 December 2014
... the train tracks and turn east on Edison Highway, heading in the direction of the Tehachapi Mountains. The road runs between vast citrus fields, past the fruit packing sheds with names I know. They look run-down, with their open weigh- ing floors and conveyor belts standing idle. It strikes me that...
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Boom (2014) 4 (3): 51–59.
Published: 01 September 2014
... constant yet irregular impacts of our famous tectonic plates striking and slipping have created a diverse topography. Most significant is the double-header of mountain ranges lining our coast and the interior of the state. All those hills, all those dales, the pre- cipitous rocks, and the big flood plains...
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Boom (2012) 2 (2): 76–81.
Published: 01 June 2012
... cruised Interstate 210, my eyes filled with gorgeous green hills, Mediterranean-style homes creeping up their sides, and in the distance, the snow-capped San Gabriel Mountains. LA s sky is enormous, its colors breathtaking. That s the problem. As Herman Melville wrote in Moby Dick, All deified Nature...
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Boom (2012) 2 (2): 92–99.
Published: 01 June 2012
... trouble in the outflow below boca Dam. his great-uncle, andrew Finnegan, tried to save him and drowned with the boy. the interactions of my extended family with mountain rivers seem to have been damned whether the rivers were dammed or not. Boom: A Journal of California, Vol. 2, number 2, pps 92 99. ISSn...
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Boom (2011) 1 (1): 66–69.
Published: 01 March 2011
... your community depends on? Check Table 3, which lists them in order of importance for the 400 or so largest cities. Ever wondered how water from the far northern part of the state makes it over the mountain ranges south of Bakersfield? Carle in- cludes graphic charts and photographs detailing the mas...