The following is a press release from an organization unaffiliated with Voice of OC. The views expressed here are not those of Voice of OC. City of Dana Point Signs Settlement Agreement To Allow Public Access At Strands Beach
The Surfrider Foundation celebrates victory after six-year legal battle
San Clemente, CA. April 2, 2016 – After a six-year legal battle with the Surfrider Foundation and the California Coastal Commission, the City of Dana Point finally signs a Settlement Agreement to lift the restrictive beach access hours and gated access-ways at Dana Point Strands Beach. The Settlement Agreement has been signed by the City, but will have to be approved by the Coastal Commission at the April meeting before it is signed by Jack Ainsworth, Acting Executive Director of the Coastal Commission.