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Opinion, Politics

Dana Point Elections At Risk

The Dana Point elections are being gutted by city staff with the support of three city council members. Dana Point city manager, city attorney and three city council members are trying to steamroll Dana Point voters into election changes that suppress votes. Through fear mongering by the city attorney (asserting Dana Point will certainly suffer

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Opinion, Politics

Dana Point Voting Districts; Councilman Tomlinson’s Irresponsible Comments

At the March 20, 2018 City Council meeting, it appeared that the majority of the City Council had already decided to go to district elections in Dana Point; but that decision may be inevitable. According to the City Attorney, paying $30,000 and going to districts, in response to a lawsuit and to ostensibly improve the

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Politics

Dana Point City Council Refuses Open Bidding for Legal Contract

There appears to be a great difference of opinion on the city council concerning the city of Dana Point’s contract for legal services currently provided by city attorney Patrick Muñoz. Three council members are satisfied with his legal services and do not want to allow competitive bidding. Two council members and the Financial Review Committee

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News, Politics

Dana Point City Council Elections to Change Dramatically

It looks like Dana Point will move from “at-large” city council elections to five individual electoral districts. Despite the fact that a demographer hired by the city, National Demographics Corporation, said districting will not help any minority populations become a majority in any one district, from the city council meeting on March 6, 2018, it

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