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From the Editor’s Desktop
Jason S. Sexton
(pp. 1-3)

Boom List
What to do, see, read, and hear this winter in California
Boom Staff
(pp. 4-5)
California, 1980
David L. Ulin
(pp. 6-9)

From the Green of Vietnam to Toes Painted with Nirvana
Susan Straight(pp. 10-15) Seeing Through Murals
The Future of Latino San Francisco
Lori A. Flores
(pp. 16-27) A Boom Interview
Kevin Starr
(pp. 28-33)

Through the Heart of California
Seeing the “other” California through a relief map
Alex Espinoza
(pp. 34-38)

State of Being
Envisioning California
(pp. 39-51)

Between Journalism and Fiction
Hunter S. Thompson and the birth of Gonzo
Peter Richardson
(pp. 52-61)

The Smell of Gold
Passing time on the Yuba River
Caitlin Mohan
(pp. 62-69)

A Boom Interview with California’s Poet Laureate
With “A California Requiem”
Dana Gioia
(pp. 70-73)

Lying in Plain Sight
La Jolla’s assemblage of religious art
Rick Kennedy
(pp. 74-79)

Anthropologist as Court Jester
Civil disobedience and the People’s Café
Nancy Scheper-Hughes
(pp. 80-91)

What Does It Mean to Become Californian?
D.J. Waldie
(pp. 92-98)

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