We have been residents of Dana Point for 17 years. During our time in this city, we have seen many changes—some were welcomed, others took some getting used to. But never has a more important choice, with such an impact on our beautiful city’s future, been presented before us as the one on the June 7 ballot. Unfortunately, the critical issue has proven to be equally confusing. What is best for our city: Measure H, or Measure I?
We want to thank longtime Dana Point resident, Craig Alexander, for providing clarity to the issue in his piece in the Dana Point Times May 6-12 issue. We cannot contain our excitement for the wonderful, family-friendly downtown atmosphere that will be brought to Dana Point through the Town Center/Lantern District project, and we now know that we will be voting no on Measure H and yes on Measure I, to protect the vision the residents of this city—ourselves included—established almost a decade ago.