Community rallies around Overcast Skate Shop following break-in

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Robert Mariona, owner of Overcast Skate Shop in Temecula, grips a skateboard deck for a customer as his skateshop recovers from a robbery that took place, July 5. Valley News/Shane Gibson photo
Robert Mariona found broken doors and glass, along with missing merchandise at his store, Overcast Skate Shop, in Temecula Sunday, July 5, evidence that it had been broken into in the early morning hours. “Sucks when you are actually just a skateboarder trying to get people to skate,” Mariona said in an Instagram post. “I work hard for everything I do.” Many customers expressed their disappointment in the comments. Soon after people heard about the break-in, they set up several fundraisers to support Mariona in bringing the shop back to life. Allysa Bassir, owner of Lazy Daisy Pies, shared a GoFundMe page created by Lily Castro, Mariona’s girlfriend, with her Facebook followers. Overcast Skate Shop in Tem
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