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Boom (2013) 3 (2): 9–16.
Published: 01 July 2013
... its larger southern end, called the San Joaquin Valley by locals. By World War II, the Valley had become one of the state’s economic engines, sustained by agribusiness, oil, and abundant cheap labor. © 2013 by the Regents of the University of California 2013 track and field Bright's Disease...
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Boom (2014) 4 (4): 26–36.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Marta Maretich The author returns to Bakersfield, California to clear out her childhood home and confronts the unsustainable reality of life in today’s San Joaquin Valley. Presented as a series of narratives related by friends and neighbors during trips to Bakersfield’s immense landfill site...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 34–38.
Published: 01 December 2016
... giant thumb parting the sky, the rivulets and swirls of my fingerprint denting the land to form rivers and thin roads that looped around and around one another. Fresno is located in the fertile San Joaquin Valley in the central part of California, about halfway between San Fran- cisco and Los Angeles...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 16–27.
Published: 01 December 2016
... leaving California s San Joaquin and Salinas Valleys, boosted the 1970 citywide Latino population to over 101,000.14 Still attractive for its affordability and proximity to industrial and service jobs, the Mission cost residents an average monthly rent of $105.15 Two major phenomena of the 1970s that...
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Boom (2015) 5 (2): 52–63.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Matt Black This photo essay by Matt Black depicts the often devastating impact of drought on the landscapes and communities of California’s Central Valley. © 2015 by the Regents of the University of California 2015 Drought California photo essay Central Valley San Joaquin Valley...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 20–33.
Published: 01 December 2015
... California s reli- gious and political landscape. During the 1930s, between 300,000 and 400,000 people from Dust Bowl states arrived in California, with a third moving to the San Joaquin Valley BOOM | W I N T E R 2015 23 and half to cities.11 Roughly 95 percent of the new migrants were white. Darren Dochuk...
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Boom (2014) 4 (4): 16–25.
Published: 01 December 2014
... University of California 2014 New America Media drought photography photo essay Central Valley San Joaquin Valley student photography When this part of the lake dried up, it left the boat on sand and brush. Bass Lake, Fresno. Photograph by Faith Her, 13. reyna olaguez Children of the Drought A...
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Boom (2014) 4 (3): 60–69.
Published: 01 September 2014
... Nevada warms, many botan- ical life zones will shift upward. Subalpine conifer woodlands Burning Agricultural Debris, 2013, from A New Pastoral: Views of the San Joaquin Valley. PHOTOGRAPH BY BARRON BIXLER. BOOM | F A L L 20 14 63 and lodgepole pine forest will replace significant portions of the alpine...
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Boom (2014) 4 (3): iii.
Published: 01 September 2014
... change across California. B A R R O N B I X L E R is a photographer whose work explores marginal landscapes and communities, vernacular architecture, and built environments. His recent projects include A New Pastoral: Views of the San Joaquin Valley L.A. Environs and Industrial Materials: Mining...
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Boom (2014) 4 (4): 102–106.
Published: 01 December 2014
... California, a place of pioneers to this day, a place where the pioneering spirit has the capacity to come about, like a ship sailing into port, then turning and traveling in another direction, outward from California. The day I said goodbye to California, leaving for Florida, I drove through the San Joaquin...
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Boom (2014) 4 (4): 4–15.
Published: 01 December 2014
... core of meaning that it has. What is it that the world has to know, and how do we get it out? And we ll get it out through multiple channels. So there s the book, there s the events, there are the museum From Take me to the River: Fishing, Swimming, and Dreaming of the San Joaquin by Joell Hallowell...
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Boom (2014) 4 (3): 129–133.
Published: 01 September 2014
..., and in cattle ponds in the San Joaquin Val- ley. It s all part of nature, and both endangered and com- mon species are there to be studied, admired, and, hopefully, conserved. To take one example that is near and dear to my heart, consider the California tiger salamander, an endangered species that is...
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Boom (2013) 3 (2): 92–110.
Published: 01 July 2013
... vanished tules. But that Sunday, no matter which direction I raised my camera, the only thing I saw were stripped cotton plants and a million dry twigs. Twisting free from the levee roads and heading east, little towns finally appearing and disappearing in that familiar San Joaquin Valley 20-mile rhythm...
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Boom (2013) 3 (3): 60–67.
Published: 01 September 2013
... than we have in the past. There is not a monolithic Owens Valley, though. There are agricultural users up there who would like to see more water for their use in the valley. There are persons who are very pleased that it hasn t grown like a big valley town in the San Joaquin Valley. There are the...
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Boom (2013) 3 (4): 3–11.
Published: 01 December 2013
... The Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. PHOTOGRAPH BY DANIEL PARKS. BOOM: The Journal of California, Vol. 3, Number 4, pps 3 11, ISSN 2153-8018, electronic ISSN 2153-764X. © 2014 by the Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. Please direct all requests for permission to photocopy or...
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Boom (2013) 3 (3): 68–77.
Published: 01 September 2013
... we ve already dreamed up. Governor Jerry Brown has revived the idea of a peripheral canal to carry water south from Northern California reliably while reducing the ecological strain of exports on the Sacramento-San Joaquin From California High-Speed Rail Project, Request for Proposal for Design-Build...
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Boom (2011) 1 (3): 88–101.
Published: 01 August 2011
... sprawling, dusty territory hugging Interstate 5 along the southwestern edge of the San Joaquin Valley. With a US Census map on the dashboard, I repeatedly drove the length of a region recently named the poorest congressional district in the nation. Using measures of health, education, and income the Human...
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Boom (2012) 2 (3): 99–107.
Published: 01 October 2012
... in the aerospace, atomic science, the environmental reengineering of the san Joaquin valley and the sierra nevada hydrological system. he ventures that perhaps one of the reasons that this portfolio that Adams obviously spent a huge amount of time on didn t receive more attention is not just that...
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Boom (2012) 2 (2): 92–99.
Published: 01 June 2012
... contrast helpful to understanding the complexities of the issue. Sky view from the base of one of Florence Dam s multiple arches. PhotograPh by Jerry tayLor/JrtCe1 Boom0202_11.indd 95 18/06/12 10:45 AM 96 boomCa l i f o r n i a . C om at the boundary between Sierran foothills and the San Joaquin Valley...
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Boom (2012) 2 (3): 25–44.
Published: 01 October 2012
... United States. The Mojave s basin and range topography also helps concentrate and capture sun and wind energy. The mountain passes that separate the Mojave from coastal Southern California and the San Joaquin Valley act as bottlenecks for wind, and the region s broad valleys contain large areas of flat...