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Boom. 2013; 3395–101 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.3.95
Published: 01 September 2013
...Hadley; Peter Arnold A proposal to harvest and use the water runoff produced in the San Fernando Valley watershed. By mapping the places throughout the San Fernando Valley in which water runoff is wasted, used, sunk into groundwater, or contaminated, Hadley and Peter Arnold argue that even places...
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Boom. 2011; 1469–75 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2011.1.4.69
Published: 01 November 2011
..., from the San Francisco-based California Motion Picture Corp.) and Over Silent Paths (1910, shot in the San Fernando Valley when it was still a desert). Even more revealing are the nonfiction types, including Romance of Water (1931, from the L.A. Department of Water and Power), Sunshine Gatherers (1921...
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Boom. 2016; 6492–98 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.4.92
Published: 01 December 2016
... Stephanie Pincetl, in a panorama that includes Hollywood, the Sierra Nevada Mountains, Big Sur, San Francisco, Disneyland, the redwoods, and Death Valley.3 She might have added Comp- ton, Route 99 from Fresno to Bakersfield, the Silicon Valley, the San Fernando Valley, the Central Valley, and the whole of...
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Boom. 2016; 6260–73 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.2.60
Published: 01 June 2016
... Regents of the University of California 2016 Scott Budnick Javier Stauring Rev. Michael Kennedy Pope Francis prison inmate forgiveness carlos adrian vazquez, jr. Reflections from Inside E ditor s Note: Tucked away in the northern part of the San Fernando Valley at theintersection of the 5...
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Boom. 2015; 5454–63 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.4.54
Published: 01 December 2015
... Saturday of April, early in the morning, a tour bus leaves from Little Tokyo in Los Angeles with groups of elderly folks, and later picks up a cluster of mostly Japanese Americans in the San Fernando Valley. The average age of a pilgrim on this bus is well over seventy years. Bo, now in his nineties, was...
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Boom. 2015; 52100–111 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.2.100
Published: 01 June 2015
... ran north through the dense urbanity of the San Fernando Valley and over the mountains into the Great Central Valley of California with its immense waterworks and some of the flattest land on the planet groomed into rows of every improbable crop she could imagine. Freeways that ran south to Tijuana...
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Boom. 2013; 338–10 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.3.8
Published: 01 September 2013
... William Mulholland Los Angeles Aqueduct Owens Valley San Fernando Valley Los Angeles eve bachrach Villain and Visionary Why we can t agree on William Mulholland J ust after Christmas 1924, William Mulholland was invited to dedicate thehighway that bears his name, christening it with a bottle of...
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Boom. 2014; 4328–35 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.3.28
Published: 01 September 2014
... in close temporal and geographic proximity. Here, you can begin your day on a remote stretch of the Pacific coast and within the hour be watching Chinese shipping containers unload in the Port of Los Angeles; you can take in the sunrise over suburban San Fernando Valley and the sunset in Yosemite...
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Boom. 2014; 4395–102 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.3.95
Published: 01 September 2014
... grew up a tract-house neighborhood in the San Fernando Valley. In questioning his suburb s presumed distance from transformative encounter, Lopez discovered that always when I return, I have found again the ground that propels me past the great temptation of our time, to put one s faith in despair12...
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Boom. 2014; 43122–128 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.3.122
Published: 01 September 2014
... snapping photos with their smart phones. A nine-year-old boy, who found an interesting gecko in the San Fernando Valley, made one of the most BOOM | F A L L 20 14 125 interesting discoveries so far. Will Bernstein and his son Reese had found what they thought might be the local West- ern Banded Gecko. With...
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Boom. 2013; 3386–94 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.3.86
Published: 01 September 2013
... days in the so-called desert city In the nineteenth century, precipitation sup- ported rich range lands and early cattle ranches surrounding Los Angeles, and farmers in the San Fernando Valley pro- duced wheat without irrigation. River water irrigated vine- yards, orchards, and market gardens near...
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Boom. 2013; 3328–37 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.3.28
Published: 01 September 2013
... the photographs. On 5 November 1913 a century ago waterbegan to pour through the Los Angeles Aqueduct in the San Fernando Valley sNewhall hills. It is in this instant that contemporary Los Angeles was invented: the apotheosis of the city s creation myth. And yet, if we now take these sorts of images...
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Boom. 2013; 333–7 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.3.3
Published: 01 September 2013
... water commissioner who was also an investor in the San Fernando Valley, and an engineer working for the federal government and city of Los Angeles at the same time. Who do we see in Hollis Mulwray? The easy answer is that he s supposed to be William Mulhol- land, chief engineer of the Los Angeles water...
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Boom. 2013; 3180–85 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.1.80
Published: 01 May 2013
... Santa Monica Mountains San Fernando Valley Glendale Narrows California water policy environmental advocacy laurie glover Showdown at the Glendale Narrows The intransigence of water A t their westernmost end, the Santa Monica Mountains scrape straight upfrom the Pacific, Highway 1 precariously...
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Boom. 2013; 3360–67 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.3.60
Published: 01 September 2013
... pumps and other things to get us up to a totally modern distribution system. On the supply side, I d like to be able to focus on cleaning up the groundwater aquifers in the San Fernando Valley. Get rid of those industrial solvents that came there in the World War II and post World War II time frame, so...
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Boom. 2013; 3368–77 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.3.68
Published: 01 September 2013
... land: Titanic Project to Give City a River read its page-one headline on 29 July 1905. The aqueduct plan, the Times declared, was the most important movement for the development of Los Angeles in all the city s history The Times predicted that land values in the San Fernando Valley would double...
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Boom. 2013; 3282–86 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.2.82
Published: 01 July 2013
...-Americans responded to Latino immigra- tion by turning their backs on public schools, living in gated communities, demanding the secession of the San Fernando Valley His analyses terse, systematic, poignant criticize that life of servitude and marginalization. Across three capa- cious and crosscutting...
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Boom. 2013; 3170–79 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.1.70
Published: 01 May 2013
.... The folkloric hang tree achieved its final incarnation at Calabasas, a wealthy suburban enclave at the edge of the San Fernando Valley. For decades residents attached nooses to a coast live oak on the main road; the chamber of commerce used a likeness of the Hanging Tree as a logo. According to...
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Boom. 2013; 311–16 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.1.1
Published: 01 May 2013
..., the 818 Session was established in 2005 (the session is named after its area code, which covers North Hollywood and several other neighbor- hoods in the San Fernando Valley).10 The crew began orga- nizing weekly krump circles at Global Cafe´, a Studio City restaurant and rental space. These sessions...
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Boom. 2012; 2276–81 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2012.2.2.76
Published: 01 June 2012
... would be good for their eldest son, Herman, the family s bright and shining star. Herman was a scholar and law student, too sickly from the lingering effects of childhood illness to survive another winter back East. Not long after the family arrived in California, he took a job on a San Fernando Valley...