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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 58–64.
Published: 01 March 2016
... caused more problems for the Californian city than even its oft-criticized “car culture.” © 2016 by The Regents of the University of California 2016 Los Angeles California southern California architecture urbanism housing cars houses Case Study colin marshall Our Car Culture Is Not a...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 34–38.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Alex Espinoza Novelist Alex Espinoza examines ways in which memory and place are tied to specific geographic sites of knowledge throughout his life as a Californian. His journey from the factory-lined streets and avenues of the San Gabriel Valley and the greater Los Angeles metropolitan area to the...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 62–69.
Published: 01 December 2016
... harangue of Berkeley politics and soothe his marriage, he was fueled too by the larger Californian and American consciousness to get back to the land or get back to something. As a kid, I saw this idea on the cover of The Band album, in a group of musicians who looked as if they had crawled out of a mine...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 52–61.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Californians.3 Thompson s query letter to The Nation, which referred to McWilliams as an old California hand played to that expertise. Thompson s first story idea was about the final collapse of the myth of San Francisco In his view, the city s personality had gone from neurotic to paranoid to what now...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 39–51.
Published: 01 December 2016
... complex vision of Southern California, to move beyond the vast projected image, is that even when you attempt to do due diligence and deal hon- estly as you know it, there s a battle. A couple of summers ago a delegation of journalists appeared from far-flung places around the globe. Part of my job as the...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 4–11.
Published: 01 March 2016
... southern reaches of the Central Valley, there were no signs of the empty spaces of brown dirt where tomato fields lay fallow, or where laser-leveled orchards had been ripped out under duress. Quite the contrary, bullet-straight two-lane highways passed by new orchards under cultivation, the roots of each...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 24–33.
Published: 01 March 2016
... housing shortage and climate change. The Bay Area and Southern California dominate lists of the most expensive metropolitan regions in the country. Greedy developers, young gentrifiers moving into low-income neighbor- hoods, and NIMBY groups are frequently blamed for skyrocketing housing costs; but in...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 94–99.
Published: 01 December 2015
... across northern and southern California, including younger and older Californian Muslims, married couples (together and separately), divorced Californian Muslims (some with mul- tiple divorces behind them), and Californian Muslims of African American, Arab, European, Latino, South Asian, Southeast Asian...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 14–19.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Greg Sarris The author, who is chairman of the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria, considers the diversity of beliefs and cultural practices of Native Californians. What all tribes share is a tie to a specific landscape and a brutal European colonization that worked to break that tie. Sarris...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 54–63.
Published: 01 December 2015
.... Due in part to their public nature, almost every one of these open-air celebrations is a cross-cultural encounter as we look to each other s cultures, each other s religions, espe- cially each other s gods and spirits to discover our shared identity and our shared future as Californians. Perhaps it is...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 20–33.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Lois Ann Lorentzen Non-Californians rarely refer to the Golden State as a sacred place or religious landscape. Yet, California fascinates, in part, due to its religious extravagance–think Jim Jones, Heavens Gate, the Crystal Cathedral, Harold Camping’s predicted end of the world, the Grateful Dead...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 72–77.
Published: 01 December 2015
... which quickly expanded across the country the uniquely Californian evolution of transpersonal psychology at the Hutchens School of Sonoma State College: each has articulated a worldview, has urged its members to change the world and themselves, and is rooted in a spiritual connection to people and...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 44–53.
Published: 01 December 2015
... was classic Orange County white, well-to-do, informal, fond of worship services at the beach, and prayer breakfasts with the mayor and city officials. The church remained medium-sized until 1984 when Ken- ton Beshore, a native Southern Californian who had arrived at Mariners six years earlier as a...
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Boom (2015) 5 (1): 14–19.
Published: 01 March 2015
...-themed music bar, present their own versions of the Californian dream. © 2015 by the Regents of the University of California 2015 Korea South Korea Korean culture Seoul Los Angeles California southern California southern Californian culture immigration expatriates California dream...
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Boom (2015) 5 (1): 71–78.
Published: 01 March 2015
... this logic that provided Anglo South- ern Californians with an entree onto a global stage. To show what will be by what has been called present and future Anglo Southern Californians to further the growth and development of the region to complete an unfinished conquest. It cloaked the American...
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Boom (2015) 5 (1): 88–91.
Published: 01 March 2015
... asada alongside Korean barbecue, but finish it first?) While the world was taken by the novelty of Korean tacos, Choi just brushed it aside; to him, Asian Mexican fusion was as naturally Southern Californian as traffic on the 405. We re Korean, but we re American, and we grew up in LA Choi told a...
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Boom (2015) 5 (1): 50–61.
Published: 01 March 2015
... elizabeth logan The Lotus and the Rose Californians plant a world in 1915 I n June 1914, Golden Gate Park Supervisor John McLaren and his team oflandscape engineers placed an enormous order: 7,000 rhododendrons,200,000 daffodil bulbs, 158,000 tulips, 45,000 anemones, 23,000 ranunculus, and 15,000 hyacinths...
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Boom (2015) 5 (1): 4–11.
Published: 01 March 2015
... eyes. The seat of empire begins to shift from the Atlantic to the Pacific11 Many informed Californians already agreed with this view of San Francisco as an emerging hub of commerce and civilization in the world s largest ocean basin. Frank Morton Todd, writing about the exposition at the time...
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Boom (2014) 4 (4): 107–109.
Published: 01 December 2014
.... © 2014 by the Regents of the University of California 2014 nostalgia globalization cultural confluence Bangalore Swensen’s Ice Cream Indo-Californian fast food anjali vaidya Peering Through the Cracks in the California Dream Bangalore s nostalgia for our manufactured past A good rule of...
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Boom (2014) 4 (4): 54–63.
Published: 01 December 2014
... grasp its sig- nificance in sociological, historical, geographical, and myth- ical terms. Traversing a California divided into familiar binaries such as Northern/Southern, coastal/inland, organic/conventional, liberal/conservative, urban/rural, government/industry, profit/nonprofit, etc. I ve talked...