Issue 3 Contents
A New Regionalism
Cultural Amnesia and the Geography of Hope
Interview: The Tongs of Chinatown
A conversation with Bill Lee.
By Michael Zelenko
Localism: The Local Money Movement
Local communities attempt to create alternatives to the U.S. dollar.
By Casey Mills and Richard Mills
Poetry: “Poem for Giants”
By Matthew Zapruder
By Alissa Valles
Symposium: The Bay Area as City-State
Should Northern California’s most populous region go it alone?
By Steve Evans
Environment: The Wild Hunt [Full article]
Foraging is going mainstream, but there may not be enough land for everyone.
By Matt Gleeson
Photos by Philip Busacco
Memoir: Rural Manpower
A Vietnam veteran returns to civilian life in Sonoma County.
Fiction: “The Prayer”
By Lindsey Thordarson
Book Review: The Profits of Legalization
John Geluardi’s new book details the rise of medicinal marijuana.
By Jonathan Nathan
Notes from the Field
Our readers’ dispatches from Morgan Hill, Folsom Lake, Benicia, and Gardisky Lake