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Journal: Boom
Boom (2016) 6 (4): 16–27.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Lori A. Flores The late 20 th and 21 st century tech boom-related gentrification of San Francisco has rapidly and violently displaced longtime city residents, particularly in the predominantly Latino neighborhood of the Mission District. While some may characterize this gentrification as more...
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Journal: Boom
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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Journal: Boom
Boom (2016) 6 (4): 6–9.
Published: 01 December 2016
...David L. Ulin Traversing the kaleidoscope of memory of early adulthood in the San Francisco bay area, David Ulin describes the places as he remembers them with picturesque account: Andrew Molera State Park, Fort Mason, Marin Headlands, Old Waldorf, and Sutro Tower, with the particulars, and what...
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Journal: Boom
Boom (2016) 6 (3): 40–49.
Published: 01 September 2016
..., and 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...
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Journal: Boom
Boom (2015) 5 (1): 1–3.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Boom Staff A roundup of interesting things to do, see, and read around California in the spring of 2015. San Francisco San Diego California Tower Panama-Pacific International Exposition Panama-Pacific International Exposition centennial Lightswarm Yerba Buena Center Pacific Worlds...
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Journal: Boom
Boom (2014) 4 (4): 110–124.
Published: 01 December 2014
... and the emptiness create a new energy and we take away a visual experience that might have otherwise gone unnoticed. © 2014 by the Regents of the University of California 2014 photography photojournalism night photography low light photography street photography digital photography San Francisco...
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Journal: Boom
Boom (2014) 4 (3): 113–121.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Rafe Sagarin Observations on nature and life along the California coast from Rafe Sagarin, who led a group of college students in his field class on a trip from Los Angeles to San Francisco. The essay is organized around thematically around saltwater, freshwater, fire, and people. Sagarin argues...
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Journal: Boom
Boom (2014) 4 (2): 1–2.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Boom Staff A list of interesting things to do, see, and read around California in the summer of 2014. © 2014 by the Regents of the University of California 2014 Wendy McNaughton San Francisco Yosemite Sacramento River California Museum Rancho Los Alamitos Gaviota Hot Springs Anthony...
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Journal: Boom
Boom (2014) 4 (2): 68–75.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Stamen Design Stamen Design, a studio specializing in live data visualizations and interactive mapping, overlooks the busy corner of Mission and Sixteenth Streets in San Francisco, builds “objects to think with.” This article is a portfolio of some of their San Francisco-related mapping work...
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Journal: Boom
Boom (2014) 4 (2): 43–54.
Published: 01 June 2014
...” framework, which benefits from alternative uses of technology, and which offers a counter-narrative to the ways that tech wealth is also uprooting communities. © 2014 by the Regents of the University of California 2014 San Francisco Bay Area Oakland Technology Techies Gentrification...
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Journal: Boom
Boom (2014) 4 (2): 62–67.
Published: 01 June 2014
... Francisco Stamen Design cartography San Francisco Municipal Transit Authority Bay Area Rapid Transit BART SFMTA kristin miller Mapping Our Disconnect On the transit system we have, not the one we might have had, or wish we had M aps have power. They can make the illegible legible and the invisible...
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Journal: Boom
Boom (2014) 4 (2): 103–113.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Celia; Peter Wiley The authors consider the current tech boom in the context of previous booms that have swept through San Francisco. They ask what can be learned from the busts that followed those periods of rapid growth and wonder what will happen when the current boom ends, and when and how...
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Journal: Boom
Boom (2014) 4 (2): 7–19.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Rebecca Solnit An interview with writer Rebecca Solnit, about San Francisco’s ongoing upheaval during the tech boom. Topics covered include tech commuter shuttles (aka Google Buses), Silicon Valley, San Francisco’s history as a place where culture flourishes, and how the city is becoming...
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Journal: Boom
Boom (2014) 4 (2): 55–61.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Boom Staff This is a collection of posters exhibited at San Francisco’s Mutiny Radio as San Francisco Eviction Times . The show was inspired by the late Mexican political printmaker Jose Guadalupe Posada and a flyer of his that read “Esta hoja volante se publicará cuando los acontecimientos de...
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Journal: Boom
Boom (2014) 4 (2): 3–6.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Eve Bachrach; Jon Christensen With San Francisco’s economy booming and hand-wringing about the city’s hyper-gentrification, the authors argue that much of the debate surrounding San Francisco’s challenges have been focusing on the wrong things. Changes to the region’s demographics aren’t just...
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Journal: Boom
Boom (2014) 4 (2): 24–42.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Rian Dundon A photo essay by Rian Dundon, in response to the question “What’s the matter with San Francisco?” Dundon touches on some of the major broader themes of housing and transportation in an indirect way, while also acknowledging the fact that in some ways nothing is the matter. San Francisco...
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Journal: Boom
Boom (2014) 4 (2): 20–23.
Published: 01 June 2014
...David Lee Chinese are leaving the Chinese city of San Francisco at the very moment that San Francisco has become, spectacularly, America’s most important Chinese city, with all the political prestige and potential pitfalls that ascendance implies. Middle- and lower-income Chinese Americans may...
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Journal: Boom
Boom (2014) 4 (2): 76–86.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Mark Hogan This article investigates the political processes and attitudes that have prevented San Francisco from adequately dealing with many of its challenges. It posits that the city is at risk of becoming a caricature of its former self if attitudes towards accepting and preparing...
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Journal: Boom
Boom (2014) 4 (2): 87–91.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Leah Reich The author explains her ambivalence and conflict over working in the technology sector in the Bay Area. The conflict comes from her perception that some in her industry are making San Francisco a less welcoming and inclusive place to live, while also appreciating the opportunities...
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Journal: Boom
Boom (2014) 4 (1): 24–35.
Published: 01 March 2014
... much of the world in California, and perhaps too much of California in the world. At his writing table in his apartment in San Francisco, Rodriguez spoke with Boom about California’s soul, why he is no longer a California writer, what’s the matter with his hometown, San Francisco, these days, and love...