Universities More Rigorously Reporting Sexual Assaults on Campuses

The number of sexual assault cases reported on college campuses in Orange County has risen over the last three years. Chapman University and California State University, Fullerton, have seen double the number of incidents reported while University of California, Irvine, numbers fluctuated over that period. 

Huntington Beach City Council to Select New Mayor

Huntington Beach doesn’t elect a mayor and instead rotates the position between the seven council members. Typically, a mayor pro tempore elevates to mayor after a one-year term, according to the Huntington Beach City Council Manual. The mayor pro tem frequently steps in for the mayor throughout events in the City of Huntington Beach, said Semeta. Semeta added she would come in prepared already have practiced for the position.

O.C. Homeowners in High Fire Hazard Areas Seek Insurance Options

Some Trabuco Canyon and Rancho Santa Margarita homeowners recently took to social media, shocked when their insurance companies raised prices and dropped customers following the 2018 California wildfires, leaving them scrambling to find alternative insurance options to protect their properties.

Cypress Looks to Power City Buildings Via Solar

After being presented with an energy cost savings proposal from an undisclosed energy company in Cypress, the City Council in October unanimously decided to accept bids from solar companies interested in completing this task. Several attempts to obtain more information about the city’s plan went unanswered.