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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 34–38.
Published: 01 December 2016
... California 2016 Relief map California Fresno Southern California Earthquakes San Gabriel Valley alex espinoza Through the Heart of California Seeing the other California through a relief map I n 2014, Aljazeera America ran a story titled Fresno Rated Highly Livable forYoung People1 The...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 62–69.
Published: 01 December 2016
... California, the essay focuses on the unmistakeable scent of the place and how its reality is transmitted down through time, generation to generation. © 2016 by The Regents of the University of California 2016 Marijuana Gold Rush Yuba California Gold Country back to the land Malakoff Diggins...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 24–33.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Mark Hogan This article looks at the barriers to dealing with California’s housing shortage and addressing climate change which are built into the existing regulations that govern development across the state. The history of planning and building codes is examined, showing that contrary to popular...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 58–64.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Colin Marshall The author tells of how he once loved the Case Study houses, commissioned from several modern architects by Arts & Architecture magazine in the years after World War II with the goal of developing a new style of housing in southern California, and why he eventually came to see...
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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 (2): 12–21.
Published: 01 June 2015
... beginnings and foothold on this continent solely to the settlements along the eastern seaboard of the United States. In this article, Gleaton chronicles the interactions, failures, accomplishments, and misdeeds of people who were part of the African diaspora in California. Through photographs and...
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Boom (2015) 5 (2): 122–130.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Michael P. Cohen This collaboration of ink drawings and texts examines the high altitude landscape and forests of the White Mountains, in Eastern California, in particular the bristlecone pine, and a neighboring species, the limber pine and western juniper, and their environs. It is the premise of...
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Boom (2015) 5 (2): 52–63.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Matt Black This photo essay by Matt Black depicts the often devastating impact of drought on the landscapes and communities of California’s Central Valley. © 2015 by the Regents of the University of California 2015 Drought California photo essay Central Valley San Joaquin Valley...
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Boom (2015) 5 (1): 14–19.
Published: 01 March 2015
... Koreans have developed their own California dreams, which manifest in the clothes, advertisements, and businesses seen all around Seoul, as well as in the conversations he has with Koreans. Even the establishments in Korea’s forward-looking capital city that preserve the Korean past, such as a 1970s...
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Boom (2014) 4 (4): 26–36.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Marta Maretich The author returns to Bakersfield, California to clear out her childhood home and confronts the unsustainable reality of life in today’s San Joaquin Valley. Presented as a series of narratives related by friends and neighbors during trips to Bakersfield’s immense landfill site...
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Boom (2014) 4 (4): 4–15.
Published: 01 December 2014
... book published as an opportunity for people to come together and build community—the stories that Californians have to tell, and the concept of “deep hanging out.” The interview is illustrated with images from recent Heyday publications. © 2014 by the Regents of the University of California 2014...
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Boom (2014) 4 (1): 46–53.
Published: 01 March 2014
...David L. Ulin; Joshua Comer In this article the authors explore the use of “California,” its translations, and associated phrases in the nine languages collected in the Google Books corpora since 1525. The article graphs the use across time, analyzes the data, and considers some of the reasons...
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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 (2012) 2 (4): 118–125.
Published: 01 December 2012
... archives – a series of original artist books - blend Pre-Columbian and Western record-keeping practices with running historical references to make real the ongoing mythologizing of the group, and to offer alternative readings of California history and public space. © 2013 by the Regents of the University...
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Boom (2012) 2 (3): 62–78.
Published: 01 October 2012
...; and a Pacific Coho Salmon. Besides alerting passersby to environmental degradation, this art project, which ran throughout 2011, reverses the customary tactics of outdoor advertising. Outdoor ads promote products and block our sense of place. By contrast, wrapping images of California's troubled...
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Boom (2012) 2 (2): 100–104.
Published: 01 June 2012
... is read in relation to other spasms of racial violence in American history. Finally, the Grant tragedy is situated within the post-2008 Obama-era, with its fantasy of racial harmony. © 2012 by the Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. Please direct all requests for...
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Boom (2012) 2 (2): 13–21.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Spring Warren Spring Warren interviews Daniel Clowes, Oakland-based Graphic Novelist whose works include Ghost World , Wilson , and others. © 2012 by the Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. Please direct all requests for permission to photocopy or reproduce article...
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Boom (2011) 1 (4): 80–87.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Ray Winter Often advertised and imaginatively located as a pastoral paradise, California's Central Valley is in fact an industrialized agricultural juggernaut unmatched in the world. Such an environmentally invasive infrastructure inherently creates social and environmental injustices that refute...