End of an era: Rocket Video closing on La Brea

The La Brea Avenue indie video store, around more than 20 years, will stop renting Saturday and put everything on sale. Doors close at the end of the September. The blog item from manager Jeff Miller is short and to the point. When the store moved to 315 N. La Brea and reopened awhile back, Faye Dunaway appeared to cut the ribbon.


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