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Boom (2011) 1 (2): 43–58.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Bryant Simon “A Down Brother,” looks at the role Earvin “Magic” Johnson played in the redevelopment of South Central Los Angeles in the wake 1992 civic unrest. Johnson famously teamed up with several multi-national brands to build a series of movie theaters, coffee shops, and restaurants in the...
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Boom (2012) 2 (3): 79–85.
Published: 01 October 2012
...Ana Elizabeth Rosas Using a combination of oral life history interviews, field observation, and conversations with undocumented Mexican immigrant parents raising children born in the United States in South Central Los Angeles, California, this in-depth consideration of the state of emergency they...
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Boom (2015) 5 (1): 14–19.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Colin Marshall The author, a resident of Los Angeles's Koreatown, travels to Seoul in order to compare the Korean culture where he lives with the culture of South Korea's capital. There he finds that, while he has spent years in Koreatown dreaming of the Korea he would one day experience, South...
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Boom (2015) 5 (1): 20–28.
Published: 01 March 2015
... make work that reflects this ethos, and could reshape normative ideas of what it means to be American. © 2015 by the Regents of the University of California 2015 Los Angeles San Gabriel Valley SGV Asian Americans Latinas Latinos multiracial suburban cosmopolitanism conviviality South...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 100–109.
Published: 01 September 2016
... planned for 2024, with the social and environmental justice histories of South Los Angeles. Do these conversations have a place with an event that purports to celebrate athletic achievement, world peace, and human life? Image by Heidi Alexander, William Davis, Louis Monteils, and Chantiri Duran Resendiz...
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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): 39–51.
Published: 01 December 2016
... forebears, Louisianans, came west and then split off. Half went north to the Bay Area, Oakland; the other bent south to Los Angeles each to be near a busy railroad hub that brought my uncles the good fortune of hard but steady work as Pullman porters. How they perceived it, I could hear it in my Uncle...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 74–79.
Published: 01 December 2016
... promontory on the coast that sits south of Orange County s San Joaquin Hills. At 422 feet, Point Loma rises only half the height of Mount Soledad; and further north, Palos Verdes rises only a quarter the height (220 feet). La Jolla was a bit of a bohemia before settling into its wealth. Molly McClain, a...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 10–15.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Saigon airlift nail salons Tippi Hedren manicures pedicures Minh Pham South Vietnam Photograph by Doug McCulloh. susan straight From the Green of Vietnam to Toes Painted with Nirvana T hey came here because of war, though people might not think of it that waywhen sitting down in the massage...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 16–27.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Mexicans fleeing the Mexican Revolution of the 1910s and Puerto Ricans transitioning from jobs on Hawaiian plantations during the 1920s.8 After World War II, increasing rents in North Beach and urban development pushed Latinos to the South of Market Street Area (SoMA) and the Mission. The German, Irish...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): v–vi.
Published: 01 September 2016
... California, though, with developments across US, British, and South African universities, thanks partly to targeted support by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and their Architecture and the Humanities Initiative, which has seen value in collaboration among environ- mental design and the humanities as a...
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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 (3): 12–17.
Published: 01 September 2016
... for centuries. When the cataclysmic 1938flood followed on the heels of lesser, recurrent flooding, the straightening and channeling of fifty-one miles of the river began in earnest, until engineers had riven the city with a concrete conduit from the Chatsworth hills to the South Bay. The channel was...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 58–67.
Published: 01 September 2016
... a few decades and constitute a major problem everywhere in South- ern California. The other multi-unit types were still durable but it was hard to imagine any alternative for the stucco rubble other than to tear it down which in fact developers have done, only to replace the dingbats with four- and...
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Boom (2016) 6 (2): 94–97.
Published: 01 June 2016
... state s overcrowded prison system has been reduced by more than 5,000 people.2 Similarly, California s overcrowded county jails have also seen their populations reducedasa result of Prop. 47: a recent report by the Public Policy Institute of At a fair in South Los Angeles, people get help applying to...
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Boom (2016) 6 (2): iii.
Published: 01 June 2016
... camp for elementary and middle school students from Watts and neighboring South LA communities. R I C H A R D R O S S is a photographer and photojournalist who has taught at the University of California, Santa Barbara, for nearly four decades. His work has been published in newspapers and magazines...
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Boom (2016) 6 (2): 1–3.
Published: 01 June 2016
..., completed in 1991. Don t get stuck in Folsom Prison, but visit the Folsom Prison Museum. If you re headed up Interstate 80 or Inter- state 50 from Sacramento toward Reno or South Lake Tahoe, you re not far from Folsom. Perhaps after a visit to the Folsom City Zoo, grab $2.00 in cash and head through the...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 58–64.
Published: 01 March 2016
... kind of city, one that simultaneously maximizes individual com- fort and access to urban amenities. We can build a city of houses. I think of a city as a place that has every dimension of variety, where things change not just as you walk north, south, east, or west, but as you go up and down, ascending...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 70–75.
Published: 01 March 2016
... cities of Azusa, Baldwin Park, El Monte, South El Monte, Whittier, Montebello, and South Gate. In 2012, Amigos de los Rios worked with UC Berkeley College of Environmen- tal Design professor Nicholas de Monchaux and a team of students to identify lots that could be repurposed into green spaces such as...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 34–44.
Published: 01 March 2016
... south, you have this almost sublime scale of concrete. The idea that that is not an LA landscape or that we should be in a hurry to tear that out to plant some representation of a natural world that maybe didn t ever exist, that strikes me as a misreading of our own history. What history are we talking...