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Bolsa Chica Land Trust marks 25th anniversary while fighting to preserve Native American site

Bolsa Chica Land Trust marks 25th anniversary while fighting to preserve Native American site

As the Bolsa Chica Land Trust celebrates its 25th anniversary this weekend, the group is focusing on acquiring 11 acres of developer-owned property on the Bolsa Chica mesa considered to be a sacred Native American site.

Kim Kolpin, the trust’s executive director, said raising $1 million toward buying the Ridge and Goodell sites off Bolsa Chica Street in Huntington Beach is the group’s primary goal.

The property, where ancient Native American remains and materials were uncovered by archaeologists, was once eyed for development.

The trust has collected $600,000 so far, largely through its nearly 5,000 members, Kolpin said.

The Trust for Public Land, a San...

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