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Boom. 2016; 6151–57 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.1.51
Published: 01 March 2016
... views of the Santa Monica Mountains. Electric buses and cars still whirr along dedicated lanes of the adapted freeway, but the rest of the lanes have been devoted to running trails and bike lanes an actual bike freeway! all clearly demarcated from vehi- cles and neatly feeding into the surrounding...
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Boom. 2014; 4488–96 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.4.88
Published: 01 December 2014
....2014.4.4.88. Santa Monica Mountains from Palisades Park (1985) by Tom Killion. Santa Barbara Coast (1983) by Tom Killion. Timber Top, Big Sur (2005) by Tom Killion. Purse Seine (1984) by Tom Killion. ...
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Boom. 2015; 5332–41 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.3.32
Published: 01 September 2015
... that s all valid. I would do that myself. But because I travel so much and I m a walker, whenever I go to a new city, UCLA Ecology and Evolutionary Biology student Sarah Ratay describes how the Western Scrub-Jay makes use of chaparral habitat in the Santa Monica Mountains. COURTESY THE LA KRETZ CENTER...
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Boom. 2015; 5324–31 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.3.24
Published: 01 September 2015
... transport wolves and wolf dogs to shelters when necessary. McCarthy s experience with wolves suggests to her that even if they recolonize the state in large numbers, they will stay as far away from people as possible. I couldn t picture wolves walking down Santa Monica Boulevard at night, going through...
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Boom. 2014; 4476–79 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.4.76
Published: 01 December 2014
...: 10.1525/boom.2014.4.4.76. 76 BOOMCA L I FORN I A . COM Around the time Jerry made his next-level commitment to the bison, I had begun to develop a campaign in the Santa Monica Mountains to ensure the survival of the area s mountain lions. In February of 2012, I had come across a news article about a...
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Boom. 2014; 4360–69 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.3.60
Published: 01 September 2014
..., and wildlands at the edges of cities. This can be done in a way that sets aside new land for conservation that is accessible for an urban population and affordable for cash-strapped agencies to over- see, as we ve seen with the Santa Monica Mountains Conser- vancy in Los Angeles. Through a joint...
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Boom. 2014; 43103–112 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.3.103
Published: 01 September 2014
..., many readers who have never visited or even heard of the Channel Islands will immediately recognize the plot- line of the service s official history. It goes something like this: The four northern Channel Islands comprise a seaward arm of the Santa Monica Mountains, at the southwestern edge of...
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Boom. 2014; 4395–102 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.3.95
Published: 01 September 2014
... with nature so that what car you drive and how you get your water and how you build a house should be transparent acts that are as sacred as hiking to the top of Red Rock Canyon in the Santa Monica Mountains and gazing out over the Pacific Ocean . . . 10 Nature is a Haunted House . . . 11 I have an...
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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; 3485–100 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.4.85
Published: 01 December 2013
... years as they adapt to climate and other human-mediated changes. The other is a sample of dirt from Pershing Square in downtown LA, from the Santa Monica Mountains, and from the beach in Santa Monica to be able to look at changes in soil bacteria and fungi over the same time period. The Future of...
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Boom. 2014; 4124–35 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.1.24
Published: 01 March 2014
... was teeming around me. And the people, you know. Coming out of a breakfast in Santa Monica, this skinny kid would come up to me and start talking Spanish and say he just arrived. He would ask me for impossible directions. I had no idea how to get to Tarzana. I didn t even know where Tarzana was...
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Boom. 2014; 413–10 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.1.3
Published: 01 March 2014
... during a child- hood and adolescence spent mostly in Santa Monica, aside from one year in England, and he listened to growing up during a youth divided between school years in a British boarding school and summers in Santa Barbara. We ve discovered in the process that our roughly contem- poraneous cavity...
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Boom. 2013; 333–7 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.3.3
Published: 01 September 2013
... future for the metropolis he both serves and rules. But there s a dash of Collis Huntington in here, too. After all, it was Huntington atop the Southern Pacific that tried and failed to shove Santa Monica down the throat of Los Angeles as its Pacific port at the tail end of the nine- teenth century. And...
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Boom. 2012; 2460–67 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2012.2.4.60
Published: 01 December 2012
... 60 Freeway, which connects Riverside and Los Angeles, and Interstate 10, which runs from the Pacific Ocean at Santa Monica to the Atlantic Ocean in Florida, you can see, just beyond the railroad tracks, a vast stone building with arched windows and the skeletal remains of a wooden roof. That was...
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Boom. 2012; 2487–95 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2012.2.4.87
Published: 01 December 2012
... occurs in a fictional town that Chandler calls Bay City, where the police are rough and the residents are rich. We know, however, that Bay City is based on Santa Monica, a place he knew intimately well because he lived there for years. In an early story, the femme fatale leaves LA for New york, but...
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Boom. 2012; 2276–81 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2012.2.2.76
Published: 01 June 2012
... loss in the Southland Boom0202_08.indd 76 07/06/12 2:25 PM boom | S U mm e r 2 012 77 I headed down the Santa Monica Freeway to visit some friends in Venice, and we took a walk along the pier. We stood above the Pacific watching waves break toward shore trailing rainbows in the mist. The next day I...
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Boom. 2011; 1469–75 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2011.1.4.69
Published: 01 November 2011
...- bers of fighting heroines, Mexican Americans, even Asian Americans. For a few brief years at the start of California moviemaking, Native Americans were regularly hired to play Indian roles: A Lakota Sioux tribe transplanted from South Dakota to the Inceville studio above Santa Monica is at the center...
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Boom. 2011; 1313–29 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2011.1.3.13
Published: 01 August 2011
... scores of local and state environmental groups for the earmarked projects they wanted: parks, play- grounds, coastal preservation, wildlife preserves, bike trails, and urban canyons. For $50,000 and 50,000 signatures, for example, the Santa Monica Mountain Conservancy would get $50 million from the...