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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 40–49.
Published: 01 September 2016
... social classes. This mythic rendering, however, does not account for today’s disparity in water access in the city today. © 2016 by The Regents of the University of California 2016 water aqueducts mythology San Francisco Hetch Hetchy Mexico City temples Front of temple looking at one of...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 6–9.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Marin Head- lands. Was this the same day we went to Green Dragon Temple in Muir Beach for tea and lunch? We did not sit zazen or read the sutras, but I can still see us pull up before the square construction of the zendo, piling out of the car as if the journey was much longer than seventeen miles. For...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 84–88.
Published: 01 September 2016
... the Downtown Metals & Recycling Center on Alameda Street. Jose´ s receipt indicated he received $11.23 from the recycling center. He said he rides his bike to different areas of the city on different days of the week. He usually goes to the area around Temple and Glendale on Wednesdays, and to Skid...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 18–24.
Published: 01 September 2016
... middle of an old Japanese American neighborhood. That church I under- stood to be the largest Japanese American congregation on the US mainland. I point this out because, in the post- war, Japanese American institutions such as temples and churches became centers of community and hostels to receive...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 76–87.
Published: 01 March 2016
... relatively little architecture that is recognizably Asian, aside from the odd home, shopping mall, Shun Fat Supermarket, and Hacienda Heights s huge Fo Guang Shan Hsi Lai Temple. Home to the largest concentration of Koreans outside of Korea, Koreatown may be the most vibrant neighborhood in Los Angeles...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 20–33.
Published: 01 December 2015
... as a whole, where 70 percent of Christians are Protestant.7 To study religion in California is to study the world s religions. Each group of new arrivals has left their religious mark on California as religious traditions, objects, and practices migrated with laborers. The Tin How temple in San Fran...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 54–63.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Orient to learn Traditional temple Hinduism is not what these eager and open young people are experiencing. The Festival of Colors in Los Angeles is more like an ISKCON-inspired evangelical tent revival than any mainstream Hindu practice. Amidst color throws and playful revelry, the guru Caru Das takes...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 14–19.
Published: 01 December 2015
... spirit it is, or who put it there But then what do you think after you ve seen her suck a tadpole- like creature out of a woman s eye? Or when she sucks from each of your temples a pint of fluid that cures your allergies? Spells and curses as I ve described them even cures might upset the general, and...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 64–71.
Published: 01 December 2015
...- typical Buddhist monk. Yet he wasn t cloistered in a temple leading Buddhist sutra chanting. He lived across the court- yard from me and acted as a Kru Khmer, a traditional healer and community leader. His tattoos, which lined his arms and crossed his belly, were yantra, Sanskrit geometric fig- ures that...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 94–99.
Published: 01 December 2015
... earlier this decade. See also Mary Beth Mark- lein, Muslim College Carves Niche in USA available at: httpwww.usatoday.com/story/news/2013/06/01/muslim- college-usa/2379261/. 5 Karen I. Leonard, Making Ethnic Choices: California s Punjabi Mexican Americans (Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1992). 6...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 34–43.
Published: 01 December 2015
... averaging about 300 folks over three services on a Sun- day said Cazares-Thomas. Founders MCC s former home was in turn bought by the Kadampa Meditation Center-Hollywood in 2013. KMC- Hollywood, one of eight Kadampa centers in California, has become a sort of neighborhood Buddhist temple, typically...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 44–53.
Published: 01 December 2015
...-quarters of parishes celebrate at least one mass in a language other than English; one of the nation s largest mosques; Buddhist temples and a Buddhist university; Korean- and Spanish-language megachurches; and a pre- dominantly Asian megachurch, called NewSong in Irvine, started by a half-Korean pastor...
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Boom (2015) 5 (1): 92–94.
Published: 01 March 2015
... process was like on the darknets. They d hand him an extractor, and he d press it to his boy s temple and pull all the optimizations they d bought. It wasn t much. It wasn t enough. His boy couldn t compete in this world with what they could give him. The end. At the group sessions, other parents turned...
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Boom (2015) 5 (1): 20–28.
Published: 01 March 2015
... Nocturne and In the Meadow courtesy of Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority. 26 BOOMCA L I FORN I A . COM 1 See Timothy Fong, The First Suburban Chinatown: The Remak- ing of Monterey Park, California (Philadelphia: Temple Univer- sity Press, 1994), and Wei Li, Ethnoburb: The New Ethnic...
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Boom (2015) 5 (1): 62–70.
Published: 01 March 2015
... Turn-of-the-Century New York (Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1986); Tera Hunter, To Joy My Freedom: Southern Black Women s Lives and Labors After the Civil War (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1997). 18 Extracts from Daily Reports of the Guards for August 4, 1915 and Extracts from...
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Boom (2014) 4 (3): iii.
Published: 01 September 2014
... professor and program director of photography at the Tyler School of Art at Temple University, and was previously at California State University, Chico. His work is widely published and can be found in the collections at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston, among...
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Boom (2014) 4 (3): 60–69.
Published: 01 September 2014
... proposal to study the potential to restore Hetch Hetchy Valley, 77 per- cent rejected the idea. Muir would have been crushed. I imagine him raging again: These temple destroyers, devotees of ravaging commercialism, seem to have a perfect contempt for Nature, and, instead of lifting their eyes to the God...
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Boom (2014) 4 (2): 94–102.
Published: 01 June 2014
... Francisco s Hidden Housing History by James Tracy, and McFrisco by Quintin Mecke. A longer treatment can be found in Karl Beitel s Local Protest, Global Movements: Capital, Community, and State in San Francisco (Phi- ladephia, Temple University Press: 2013). 102 BOOMCA L I FORN I A . COM ...
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Boom (2014) 4 (2): 43–54.
Published: 01 June 2014
... spectrum. The Council of Community Housing Organizations has a set of affordable housing solu- tions. See sfccho.org/cchos-housing-plan-for-2014/. 37 These connections in other California cities are explored by George Lipsitz, How Racism Takes Place (Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2011); and Laura...
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Boom (2014) 4 (1): 24–35.
Published: 01 March 2014
... change. Nothing permanent. It all washes out. Tomorrow and tomorrow and tomorrow. Ding-dong. It s the UPS man. The Filipino guy in shorts, his hair just beginning to magenta at the temples. Home, as I said, is a Victorian in San Francisco with Indians stomping around on the roof. And I am left (on such a...