Bolsa Chica Boneyard Builder Brightwater Bankrupt
Both naturalists and Native Americans strenuously fought approval for Brightwater's planned Bolsa Chica development. The plan was ultimately given the okay -- just as the housing market crashed.
Now, California Coastal Communities Inc. faces a $182 million debt. They're looking to restructure in court.
Read two choice bits of the Weekly's coverage of the Bolsa Chica resistance here and here, or go through the archives here.