Rock Store founder Ed Savko dead at 86

FAREWELL—A Savko memorial was held April 10 at the Rock Store.
Edward J. Savko, owner of the legendary Rock Store motorcycle mecca nestled in the local Santa Monica Mountains died April 2 from heart disease. He was 86.
The Thousand Oaks resident was born on Sept. 28, 1925, the same year the Rock Store was converted to a country grocery store following its beginnings in 1909 as a stage coach stop built into the local red lava rock on what is now Mulholland Highway.
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