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Boom (2015) 5 (1): 20–28.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Wendy Cheng While Los Angeles’s San Gabriel Valley is best known for being the “first suburban Chinatown,” it is actually a lively, multiethnic, and multiracial community with a complex past, and an emerging arts scene that celebrates that complexity. Today, the “SGV” constitutes the largest...
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Boom (2013) 3 (2): 52–71.
Published: 01 July 2013
...Scott Vandehey This paper draws on extended fieldwork in San Diego County to show that suburban residents exhibit a particular set of rights-claims that they make specifically around their residence in their suburban community. These claims are largely made legitimate by homeownership and are based...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 44–53.
Published: 01 December 2015
... firsthand. This reversal of the standard missionary dynamic—where American Christians bring their style of religious practice to places such as Kenya—has had a profound impact on this suburban California religious community. In the last decade, Mariners has become more involved in its wider community...
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Boom (2014) 4 (4): 37–45.
Published: 01 December 2014
...: colonization by the Spanish, the post-Gold Rush Anglo takeover, agriculture giving way to suburban development, the African American migration to Oakland, and contemporary gentrification. The author positions the current wave of gentrification and displacement in his neighborhood and city in the context of...
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Boom (2014) 4 (3): 95–102.
Published: 01 September 2014
... before and since. He then turns his attention to his own suburban neighborhood and California more broadly, and the way a sense of place, history, community, and nature are bound up in them. © 2014 by the Regents of the University of California 2014 Rancho Los Alamitos Los Angeles River Bixby...
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Boom (2013) 3 (3): 110–114.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Bob; Rob Sipchen Should Los Angeles continue to exist? In this anxious love letter, father and son Angelenos and environmentalists Bob and Rob Sipchen decide their city's fate. The Sipchens examine Los Angeles' history of water appropriation, race relations, riots, suburban sprawl, and urban...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): iii.
Published: 01 December 2016
... from the Los Angeles Times. D A V I D L . U L I N is a 2015 Guggenheim Fellow and the author of Sidewalking: Coming to Terms with Los Angeles, which was shortlisted for the PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay. D . J . W A L D I E is the author of Holy Land: A Suburban Memoir...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 16–27.
Published: 01 December 2016
... losing that historical title. With the exodus of Latinos to suburban and rural Northern California, we may be witnessing a shift back to pre-World War II demographics in that region, as well as the creation of a marginalized commuter class of Latino workers who will continue to serve an influential city...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 12–17.
Published: 01 September 2016
... new polycentric suburban logic in which the hinterland organized the center, against the bull s eye urban form forwarded by the Chicago School. Both of us played some small role in the LA School debates, when it was useful to consider the sprawling Southern Cali- fornia metropolis as paradigmatic.4...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 58–67.
Published: 01 September 2016
... suburban growth. What then happened is well known: a municipal counter-revolution engineered by the LA Times. As a result, local governments continued to use eminent domain but mainly to transfer land from small owners to corporations and banks. Fast-forward to the 1980s. A new opportunity emerged...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 68–79.
Published: 01 September 2016
... quiet of the Bulb more soothing than the noisy spot under the BART train tracks that she first tried. Stephanie s camp was as tidy as a suburban ranch house, with two stone-ringed gardens with geraniums, iceplant and pink flamingos, and an outdoor kitchen with a spice rack and flowers in a vase. Near...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 24–33.
Published: 01 March 2016
... southern and western portions of the city built after the zoning code of 1921 are essentially suburban in density and character. This was not organic growth but development as prescribed by city planners and homebuilders. In Groth s words, Zoning thus made uniform land use and desired densities as...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 65–69.
Published: 01 March 2016
... are so commonplace in California s suburban neighborhood homes that we barely notice, A row of houses in Silver Lake built under the small-lot subdivision ordinance. BOOM: The Journal of California, Vol. 6, Number 1, pps 65 69, ISSN 2153-8018, electronic ISSN 2153-764X. © 2016 by The Regents of the...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 58–64.
Published: 01 March 2016
..., Victorians placed, by modern suburban standards, cheek-by-jowl) and the westside business district of Century City, built on a former 20th Century Fox back lot. But this small boom produced apartment buildings that were nothing more than apartment buildings and office buildings that were nothing more than...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 76–87.
Published: 01 March 2016
...; however, located in the Orange County suburb of Garden Grove is a small, suburban counterpart known colloquially as Little Seoul. Officially, it is designated as The Korean Business District Little Seoul arose in the 1970s, around the time Korean Americans found a niche as greengrocers and, indeed, the...
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Boom (2015) 5 (3): 24–31.
Published: 01 September 2015
... character for human storytellers? Coyotes have adapted to a modern, crowded California. They cross Sunset Boulevard in San Francisco in the after- noon,10 nibble on lychee and avocados from suburban Southern California gardens,11 and forage in Santa Monica s exuberantly varied and rich trashcans. I have a...
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Boom (2015) 5 (1): iii.
Published: 01 March 2015
... G is assistant professor in the School of Social Transformation at Arizona State University. She is the author of The Changs Next Door to the D ´azes: Remapping Race in Suburban California and coauthor and photographer of A People s Guide to Los Angeles. J O N C H R I S T E N S E N is the editor of...
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Boom (2014) 4 (3): iii.
Published: 01 September 2014
... painting at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. D . J . W A L D I E is an essayist and author of several books, including Holy Land: A Suburban Memoir. He is a contributing writer to Los Angeles magazine and a contributing editor to the Los Angeles Times. B Y R O N WO L F E is an associate...
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Boom (2014) 4 (3): 28–35.
Published: 01 September 2014
... in close temporal and geographic proximity. Here, you can begin your day on a remote stretch of the Pacific coast and within the hour be watching Chinese shipping containers unload in the Port of Los Angeles; you can take in the sunrise over suburban San Fernando Valley and the sunset in Yosemite...
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Boom (2014) 4 (3): 86–94.
Published: 01 September 2014
... they presented different ideas and options for new garden ame- nities. They projected photos taken from suburban public gardens, where families gathered to watch big screen movies in an outdoor space or played chess with giant- sized pawns and queens. These looked like images out of Sunset magazine...