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The Last Day For Satsuma Imports on Sawtelle

The day arrived for the second closure of the old school Sawtelle businesses. First it was George's Hardware next door to GR2 who closed just last month and today was the final day for Satsuma Imports. I remember going into Satsuma Imports as a kid. There was a pond in back and a tiny bridge that would take you across to the other side which had a bit more retail. If I have my story straight, Don Sakai's uncle purchased the buildingĀ 1939 and at some point in the early 60s, Satsuma Imports opened just a few doors down. Don told the story today, that at some point Satsuma then moved to its current location and was run by his father....

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