Canyon: The Story Of The Last Rustic Community In Metropolitan America

Canyon The Story Of The Last Rustic Community In Metropolitan America The tale of Canyon California is the story of one small community and its effort to exist in the midst of urban sprawl It is a spot of near wilderness and deliberate inaccessibility a short distance

  • Title: Canyon: The Story Of The Last Rustic Community In Metropolitan America
  • Author: John van der Zee
  • ISBN: 9780151154005
  • Page: 463
  • Format: None
  • The tale of Canyon, California is the story of one small community and its effort to exist in the midst of urban sprawl It is a spot of near wilderness and deliberate inaccessibility a short distance from San Francisco in the hills beyond Berkeley Canyon s residents are unconventional and of varied ages and backgrounds If the hassles and troubles of Canyon do not holdThe tale of Canyon, California is the story of one small community and its effort to exist in the midst of urban sprawl It is a spot of near wilderness and deliberate inaccessibility a short distance from San Francisco in the hills beyond Berkeley Canyon s residents are unconventional and of varied ages and backgrounds If the hassles and troubles of Canyon do not hold a final answer for all of us, we can be sure its story has raised some needed questions.

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    1. A friend of mine who just moved to Canyon gave me this book. Originally written in 1972, it details the establishment of the incorporated East Bay town of Canyon.An interesting read for Bay Area history buffs or anyone interested in alternative communities. It's a little long-winded about conflicts with the water company, but still not a bad read.

    2. This morning, we helped make wine in Canyon. Yes, this Canyon. The scene contained all of the elements of the store reconstruction: the barn-raising-like coming together that takes all comers, the sense that though some people decidedly knew more about this process, nobody was really running the event. There was not quite the urgency, however, of rebuilding something before some authority figure can tell you to stop. When we arrived, someone passed us a glass of grape juice, ladeled right from t [...]

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