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Dana Point Defers Decision on Doheny Hotel Project

We’ve previously written about the proposed Doheny Hotel being proposed for a high visibility corner in Dana Point. This week, the Dana Point Planning Commission deferred a decision until at least April while the applicant revises its proposal. OC Register article here ($). The Dana Point Times published an article leading up to last night’s [...]

Dana Point Considers Doheny Hotel Proposal

The City of Dana Point spent a lot of money on its entry monument and pedestrian bridge over Pacific Coast Highway. Unfortunately, motorists entering the city from the South (which includes most of the traffic coming from either direction on the 5 freeway), pass through the monument and are greeted by a vacant lot, an [...]