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DP logoCarol S. Jamison, Dana Point

I had a curious phone call this week—my caller ID said it was from Washington, D.C! The call was to encourage me to vote yes for Measure I. Now why would someone in Washington, D.C. be so concerned about what’s going on in Dana Point? That call, in addition to two cards from the California Republican Assembly, the Orange County Republican Party and the Lincoln Club saying that the Republican establishment wants me to vote for Measure I because they support it, leads me to believe that the backers of Measure I have some shadowy politics in the Dana Point waters, making things even more fishy than usual.

My reading of Assemblyman Bill Brough’s letter on the oversized mailing this week finds that the writer makes false accusations about the Measure H voter information and does not mention anything about parking requirements of business owners and building height regulations, which Measure I would change. What do you think?

I hope that you readers will read the ballot measures’ information and think carefully when voting. I believe we need to support our local interests and keep heights of buildings low and small town parking regulations consistent with the rest of the city’s rules, by voting Yes on H; No on I.

Assemblyman Bill Brough mailed color, 8-by-11, two-sided flyers to my home telling voters that a yes vote for “H” means the residents will be “satisfied with tattoo parlors, bead shops, and sober living homes being the only businesses looking to open in Dana Point.” This is not true in my opinion.

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  • The Despicable Bill Brough has got to go! This is the guy who took money from Majestic for his vote to give them their variances which is now why we have 109 apartments being dumped in the middle of our town and they’re not providing enough parking. He lumps a really good bead shop business with a terrific owner in with the sober living homes and pawn shop…for what purpose? Oh, that’s right, she had the audacity to put a Yes on H sign in front of the new building on Golden Lantern and PCH she had to buy because Brough’s vote kicked out all those existing businesses on Violet and Amber Lantern to make way for the apartments! And this is the guy who the California Chamber of Commerce gave a pro-business award to…what a crock! If you haven’t voted yet, please fill in the name Misbah Islam as a write-in against Brough. He has qualified as an official write in candidate and this will force a run off in the Fall and make ol’ Dollar Bill spend some of that developer money he’s been given for his campaign that he didn’t think he’d have to use this time. Don’t let him get away with this!

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