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Boom (2014) 4 (1): 70–77.
Published: 01 March 2014
... rodeo, the mingling of Mexican, American, European and indigenous traditions © 2014 by the Regents of the University of California 2014 California Mexico Migration Soccer Bull riding rodeo charrería romeo guzma´n My Father s Charrer ´a, My Rodeo A paisa journey R amo´n Ayala and Los...
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Boom (2016) 6 (2): 60–73.
Published: 01 June 2016
..., as a preteen, he was confronted by what he calls bubble poppers people who put him down and told him he would never achieve his dream of becoming a professional soccer player. The magnet program Carlos was in would not graduate a student who failed any class, and Carlos managed to pull his grades...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 126–129.
Published: 01 March 2016
... for US-Mexico Studies at the University of Califor- nia, San Diego. Three months later, they might decide to go get tacos or watch a soccer match Tijuana s Xolos soccer team is red hot and enjoys a devout following in San Diego. The bridge itself could spur additional development, reshaping the...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 70–75.
Published: 01 March 2016
... stretched their limbs, and childrenkickeda soccer ball around. For a day, anyway, this forgotten space became a vibrant part of life in the city. B Members of temporary dance company WXPT perform evereachmore at the Bowtie Parcel beside the Los Angeles River. COURTESY CLOCKSHOP AND GINA CLYNE. 74 BOOMCA L I...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 44–53.
Published: 01 December 2015
... almost fell on the floor There is nothing outwardly remarkable about a farmers market in a church parking lot not even a Southern Cali- fornia farmers market, with its requisite nonsectarian kalei- doscope of aging hippies, Persian soccer moms, skate punks, Vietnamese restaurateurs, immigrants in...
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Boom (2013) 3 (3): 110–114.
Published: 01 September 2013
... herons and cranes. Children wade into the muck to hunt pollywogs. Soccer players sing ole´- ole on fields along the banks. And a few pioneers raft and kayak the river, sometimes outpacing the eighteen-wheelers that roll alongside on I-5. No one had to tell these planners that this is how civilizations...
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Boom (2013) 3 (2): 9–16.
Published: 01 July 2013
... generation not because he could throw the discus while balancing on one hand; not because he bounced tacklers from his thigh pads like soccer balls; and not because he thrust the shot put farther than any schoolboy ever had. No, Leon remains a hero because that unsophisticated kid from Arkansas transcended...
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Boom (2013) 3 (1): 80–85.
Published: 01 May 2013
... on emerging. Water will come out of the sky (we hope). It will gather on the ridgelines and flow into the canyons. It will flow around obstacles in soft creases or in a muddy torrent. We can direct it or make room for it. The issue is perhaps not whether soccer balls or shipping containers or birders...