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Boom (2012) 2 (2): 70–75.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Liane Brouillette; Ilona Virginia Missakian Music starts and the students in a San Diego classroom begin to imitate the teacher’s movements, alternately moving and freezing at the teacher’s signals—this is an innovative language lesson that also emphasizes teamwork and comprehension. The Teaching...
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Boom (2012) 2 (2): 22–36.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Henry Jenkins Each summer, the San Diego Comic-Con offers an important intersection between Hollywood and its fans. While most of the mainstream media coverage focuses on stars and celebrities or on costumes, this article places these high profile elements into a larger context, considering the...
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Boom (2015) 5 (1): 71–78.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Phoebe S.K. Young San Diego vied with San Francisco to host the 1915 World’s Fair. San Francisco won, but San Diego went ahead and staged the International Panama-California Exposition. Planners of both fairs traded on ideas of empire to raise their cities’ profiles and capitalize on increased...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 74–79.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Rick Kennedy Exploring a way of seeing expansive meaning in the juxtaposition of important buildings and sculptures, by centering on Alexis Smith’s "Snake Path" sculpture at UC San Diego and her reputation as an "assemblage" or "collage" artist, this article puts the iconic university library...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 58–67.
Published: 01 September 2016
..., Jennifer Wolch, into his San Diego home to discuss his career, his writings, and his erstwhile and ongoing efforts to understand Los Angeles. © 2016 by The Regents of the University of California 2016 City of Quartz The Ecology of Fear dystopianism Los Angeles LA School of Urbanism...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 126–129.
Published: 01 March 2016
... other words, Cross Border Xpress looks a lot like many U.S. airports, except the runway is in Mexico. The bridge just might be an apt new symbol of interconnectedness between San Diego and Tijuana—and a symbol of changing times and shifting perceptions on the border. © 2016 by The Regents of the...
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Boom (2013) 3 (2): 52–71.
Published: 01 July 2013
...Scott Vandehey This paper draws on extended fieldwork in San Diego County to show that suburban residents exhibit a particular set of rights-claims that they make specifically around their residence in their suburban community. These claims are largely made legitimate by homeownership and are based...
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Boom (2011) 1 (4): 26–30.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Louis Warren; Spring Warren Ricardo Dominguez, Professor of New Media , Performance Art, and a Principal Investigator at CALIT2 at the University of California, San Diego, specializes in electronic civil disobedience as an art form. In January, 2010, he was placed under university investigation for...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 40–49.
Published: 01 September 2016
... the faces of Tlaloc, Mexican god of rain and harvest. rafael tiffany and susan moffat Monumental Hydraulics Diego Rivera s Lerma Waterworks and the water temples of San Francisco T he water pouring readily out of our private faucets is a modern production thatbelies the enormous scale of public...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): iii.
Published: 01 December 2016
... university photographer for California State University, Fullerton, the college where he studied photography. C O N N Y H E I N R I C H is a German photographer who lives on the south eastern shores of Ireland. R I C K K E N N E D Y is a professor of history at Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 70–73.
Published: 01 December 2016
... great Theodor Geisel of San Diego, better known as Dr. Seuss. Among my favorite living California poets are Al Young, Shirley Geok-lin Lim, Ron Koertge, Juan Felipe Herrera, and Kay Ryan. Pulitzer Prize and MacArthur Award winner Ryan, who also served as US Poet Laureate, is probably my favorite living...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 28–33.
Published: 01 December 2016
.../boom.2016.6.4.28. 28 BOOMCA L I FORN I A . COM Starr: The growing divide between the very wealthy and the very poor, as well as the waning of the middle class, as expressed geographically in California by the global wealth of the coast from San Diego County to Marin County and the rapid socioeconomic...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 16–27.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Lori A. Flores The late 20 th and 21 st century tech boom-related gentrification of San Francisco has rapidly and violently displaced longtime city residents, particularly in the predominantly Latino neighborhood of the Mission District. While some may characterize this gentrification as more...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 120–128.
Published: 01 September 2016
..., and cultural formation. This included a study trip to Tijuana and San Diego where the abstract knowledge of the classroom encountered the reality of the border. The Tijuana experi- ence was encapsulated by an evening visit to Playas de Tijuana, where the border fence extends across a sandy beach and...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 84–88.
Published: 01 September 2016
... economy. Through Jose´, I met Diego, who was younger and seemed rather stylish. Four years ago he moved here from Colima, a small city south of Guadalajara. Diego explained that he lives on Third and Los Angeles streets. It wasn t clear to me whether Diego actually had an apartment there. I won- dered if...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 65–69.
Published: 01 March 2016
... village. More than a century s worth of California homes now cover the former oil fields of LA, the shrubby foothills above Fresno County, and the sunny hillsides of San Diego, their crazy-quilt layered history and identity on display for all. Our frenzied residential ecology may be set to morph again in...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 4–11.
Published: 01 March 2016
... work of reducing those emissions doesn t begin with world leaders at climate summits, it begins with leadership in states, cities, and municipalities. In California, that work began decades ago. 8 BOOMCA L I FORN I A . COM Last year, San Diego announced it would generate all of its electricity with...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 34–44.
Published: 01 March 2016
... multifamily housing. It s interesting. LA is known as a city of houses. But think about the twenties and thirties. We produced incredible experiments in multifam- ily and modernist housing in those decades. Irving Gill, beginning in San Diego, but then moving up to LA, is doing work in the 1920s that is as...
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Boom (2015) 5 (3): 1–3.
Published: 01 September 2015
... in Surf, Sand, and Stone: How Waves, Earthquakes, and Other Forces Shape the South- ern California Coast, a new book by Keith Heyer Meldahl, a professor of geology and oceanography at MiraCosta Col- lege in San Diego. If sand grains fall from the binding and saltwater stains the pages or...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 14–19.
Published: 01 December 2015
... movement spearheaded by Father Junipero Serra, began marching north in the middle part of the eigh- teenth century, going from San Diego to the far reaches of Sonoma and Mendocino Counties on the coast and as far inland as the Sierra Foothills, claiming land for Spain and souls for a Christian God. They...