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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 28–33.
Published: 01 December 2016
... own understanding of California and its place in the world. © 2016 by The Regents of the University of California 2016 Los Angeles Pope Francis Catholicism California values Californian kevin starr A Boom Interview Editor s note: Narrator of the desires that gave California rise and the...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 39–51.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Lynell George Moving back and forth from Los Angeles to San Francisco, this essay travels back in time to an imported experience of African American culture that came to the West Coast. Part of a familial culture, which converged with this place amidst the streets, and trees, and family heirlooms...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 100–109.
Published: 01 September 2016
... aims to co-create with community organizations by combining scholarly, artistic, and activist practices with one another. These images provide glimpses from a near future that has begun to dismantle the barriers within and between Los Angeles and Mexico City, building bridges instead of walls. © 2016...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 18–24.
Published: 01 September 2016
... urban humanists based in Los Angeles. © 2016 by The Regents of the University of California 2016 Oakland Los Angeles the North creative writing LA literature Japanese Americans Japanese churches spatiality time Urban Humanities Anime Wong Tropic of Orange karen tei yamashita A...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 32–39.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Maricela Becerra; Lucy Seena K. Lin; Gus Wendel On 26 September 2014, forty-three students from the Ayotzinapa Rural Teachers’ College disappeared from Iguala, a city in the state of Guerrero, Mexico. Two students’ bodies have been recovered, while forty-one students remain missing. In Los Angeles...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 58–67.
Published: 01 September 2016
..., Jennifer Wolch, into his San Diego home to discuss his career, his writings, and his erstwhile and ongoing efforts to understand Los Angeles. © 2016 by The Regents of the University of California 2016 City of Quartz The Ecology of Fear dystopianism Los Angeles LA School of Urbanism...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 94–99.
Published: 01 September 2016
... out through a comparative study of Los Angeles and Mexico City. © 2016 by The Regents of the University of California 2016 comparative studies cities urban imaginaries transnational urban studies regionalism Los Angeles Mexico City dana cuff and anastasia loukaitou-sideris Neither...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 58–64.
Published: 01 March 2016
... those houses as part of what holds Los Angeles and other Californian cities back from classically urban levels of density and functionality. He argues that the “house culture” instilled by the Case Study houses and other single-use, single-family-house-oriented forms of residential architecture have...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 65–69.
Published: 01 March 2016
... California 2016 Housing affordable housing Los Angeles small lot subdivisions California bungalow Eco-Village cohousing experimental housing models wendy gilmartin Radical Remodeling What comes after the single-family home? Since the 1920s, the single-family home of California has been, in...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 70–75.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Carren Jao There are acres and acres of unused land in cities, sitting derelict because of tax reasons or lack of funds. This article looks at the many initiatives that seek to add vitality to urban living by transforming vacant lots within the greater Los Angeles area. © 2016 by The Regents of...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 34–43.
Published: 01 December 2015
... congregations in the Los Angeles neighborhood of Los Feliz yields a complex—and dynamic—picture of the potential future of American religion. © 2015 by the Regents of the University of California 2015 Los Feliz Mt. Hollywood Congregational Church Founders Metropolitan Community Church Founders MCC...
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Boom (2015) 5 (3): 32–41.
Published: 01 September 2015
... importance of communications and creating shared values to help the public understand the urgency and potential of conservation and science. © 2015 by the Regents of the University of California 2015 University of California Los Angeles Institute of the Environment and Sustainability Los Angeles...
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Boom (2015) 5 (3): 4–11.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Adam Rogers The city of Los Angeles is converting its streetlights from orange-gold sodium vapor technology to cold, white light-emitting diodes. It’s a transition that will change the color of the city at night, in a place with a long history of experimentation with artificial lighting technology...
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Boom (2015) 5 (2): 28–41.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Lauren Bon Lauren Bon is a transformative figure. Through her work with the Metabolic Studio and as a trustee of the Annenberg Foundation, she examines a handful of enormous and intersecting questions about Los Angeles, the American West, the way we think about landscapes, our water and where it...
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Boom (2015) 5 (2): 92–99.
Published: 01 June 2015
..., this time visual ones. Her project was to understand how often-used—but often poorly understood—terms like redlining, white flight, outmigration, gentrification, nostalgia, post-riots had shaped the look of Los Angeles landscapes. Her photography shows that some change happens so imperceptibly that we...
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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
...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 (2015) 5 (1): 29–37.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Robert Gottlieb The relationship between China and Los Angeles has been transformed over the past thirty years through the enormous expansion of global trade and imported products made in China. Products arrive in the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach and are then transported by truck and rail to...
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Boom (2014) 4 (4): 110–124.
Published: 01 December 2014
... Oakland Los Angeles Bay Area David Butow redux pictures mood moody public spaces donut shop david butow After Hours Exploring California in the dark T here s something about walking the streets in the quiet stillness of night.When darkness falls and businesses shut down, the strange colors...
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Boom (2014) 4 (4): 71–75.
Published: 01 December 2014
... highway are the focus of this long-term project. © 2014 by the Regents of the University of California 2014 Los Angeles LA photography commuting vanpool I-10 Highway 60 Southern California stan paul On the Road Again M y journey to work begins in the dark. I am out the door at 4:30 A.M...