"In the cities of Huntington Beach, Newport Beach and Laguna Beach, risks of flooding and cliff erosion threaten coastal homes and businesses. Seaside cliffs often lack structural integrity, experts say, resulting in collapses or mass wasting events like rock slides. 

As stronger storms and waves assault California cliffs due to rising sea levels, climate experts like Kathleen Treseder, a biology professor at the University of California, Irvine, estimate Southern California coasts will lose 100 to 150 feet of land from the ocean within the next 100 years."

Read more in Voice of OC by Angelina Hicks