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No bankruptcy as colorful as O.C.’s. Last bond debt payment made

There was the homeless man in a miniskirt and fishnet stockings who stuffed oranges in his brassiere and wielded a plunger – a reminder that Orange County was going down the drain. There was the eccentric forensic accountant who pushed recalls against officials who had already agreed to leave office, hordes of enraged anti-tax activists […]
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