A closer look at Orange’s infamous ‘party ordinance’

By Nick Huntley, Jonathan Moch and Jacob Larson

Last summer, the city of Orange unanimously passed an ordinance imposing hefty fines and a misdemeanor offense for hosts and guests at any “loud or unruly gatherings.” Some Chapman students and faculty have spoken out against the ordinance, while the Orange Police Department has defended it.

Jonathan Moch, a student at Chapman University, and Jacob Larson, a sophomore film production major, investigate the legality and the impact of the “party ordinance.”

Here are Jacob’s tips for a groovy, low-key party.

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