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Tag: Laurel Canyon
February 25, 2011 | 6:14 pm
June 12, 2003 | 8:00 pm
The Canyon Country Store -- the star-studded grocery featured in the older woman/younger man film "Laurel Canyon," starring Frances McDormand -- is actually run by two Persian Jews.
Owner David Shamsa and manager Tommy Bina have tried to maintain the store's authenticity.