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Venice Update

News of Venice, CA and Marina del Rey CA

Venice – Marina del Rey 4th of July 2017

Crowds on the Ocean Front Walk, the pier, and the beach seemed to be noticeably less than previous years. The fireworks display over the marina was definitely the big attraction for the day and drew the crowds.


This was the only bathroom that had much of a line.

Washington Blvd was closed west of Pacific.

There were several large gatherings of sunbathers but a lot of open space for sunbathers.

There was a definite police presence and most of the streets leading to the Ocean Front Walk were blocked by police cruisers.

Neighbors displayed their flags and some decorated their lawns. This lawn in the Oxford Triangle is consistently decorated for the season.

Some wear the colors.

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