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Issue Date: Vol. 53, No. 1, January 2013, Posted On: 1/10/2013

L.A.'s Family Fun Arcade Closes After Nearly 40 Years

Marcus Webb
TAGS: Ralph Sehnert, Family Fun Arcade, arcade, L.A. arcade, coin machine arcade, classic arcade, video game arcade, Street Fighter

GRANADA HILLS, CA -- Operator Ralph Sehnert closed the doors on his world-renowned Family Fun Arcade on Dec. 31 after a 39-year run.

The facility, which featured videogames almost exclusively, was one of six standalone arcades left in the area. Its legendary Street Fighter tournaments drew players from as far away as Canada, Japan and Australia, Sehnert told the Los Angeles Times.

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