By Monica Stone, Dana Point
Is it just me? Or does the transient situation in Dana Point seem to be getting out of control?
I do not feel safe in my own town anymore. There are transients everywhere! I can’t walk or bike to the Harbor, go to the grocery store or even put gas in my car without someone begging for money or making me feel uncomfortable in general.
Dana Point is a tourist destination and known for being a beautiful and safe location, but this is quickly changing.
There are transients on nearly every busy street corner and they are creeping their way into our neighborhoods as well, which threatens our safety. They are often mentally imbalanced or under the influence of alcohol or other substances, and are often unruly and rude.
What can be done to clean this up?