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Venice Update

News of Venice, CA and Marina del Rey CA

Venice Has Little Damage in Comparison to Santa Monica

First day of June  … day after looting of Los Angeles, Long Beach, and Santa Monica.  Sirens, helicopters, and a street sweeper  break the quiet of the first June day.  Venice shows little damage compared to Santa Monica.

The iconic CVS Drug Store at Main and Rose had its alarm going Monday morning and the police were there to check the store while manager entered.  The alarm was blasting.  It had been broken into but it was broken into last night too as reported on TV.

Walgreens Drug Store at Lincoln and Washington was broken into last night and cleanup crew was inside.  One gal claimed there was extensive damage.


Harley Davidson on Lincoln had its front door broken but now boarded up.  Bev Mo across the street from Harley supposedly was broken into too.  It was boarded.  Both stores were reported to have been broken into. This is not confirmed.

Whole Foods was boarded.  Whether it was boarded before last night or early Monday is not known.  It was reported that a policeman was shot at Whole Foods.  This is not confirmed.


Abbot Kinney Blvd was pretty well boarded up in preparation or boarded up earlier in the morning than 8 am.   The store at the corner of San Juan and Abbot Kinney was being boarded.  It had been broken into.

Last night Citizens App reported shots fired at 3206 Washington Blvd and Washington Blvd and Elm, which is one block east of Lincoln Blvd.