Candidates list goals for La Jolla merchant group

Below are the statements submitted by many of the candidates running for the board of the new La Jolla Village Merchants Association.

Mike McLaughlin, the consultant hired to help organize a group to replace Promote La Jolla, noted in an e-mail that “submitting a statement was optional.

Statements are limited to 250 words and are reproduced exactly as submitted.”

He also said candidates and busin