Regular Boom columnist Susan Straight on the nostalgia of The Outdoor Room.
“The pivotal event may have come in 1982.” Barry Katz discusses Silicon Valley, and what it means to be “designed in California.”
The San Joaquin Valley is the world’s leading producer of agricultural products, and is also the country’s leading producer of meth.
Interview with Ricardo Dominguez, Professor of New Media, Performance Art, and a Principal Investigator at CALIT2 at the University of California, San Diego
How famed author, editor, and lecturer Dr. S.I. “Don” Hayakawa became “the only folk hero to have emerged from American higher education.”
Karen Tei Yamashita’s I Hotel, in a genre all its own somewhere between historical fiction and creative nonfiction, is an inventive attempt to re-present such an era
On some level I knew it wasn’t going to work out when the manager of my new job asked me if I could give her a second emergency contact phone number
Less than a month after California’s hotly contested midterm election in November 2010, the Sacramento Bee reported that local Tea Party activists had begun gathering signatures for a ballot measure modeled after Arizona’s notorious SB 1070
California has a wilder, more diverse movie heritage than we’d know from Hollywood blockbusters or even from the dustier aisles of video stores.