Ban On Chain Stores Set For Sebastopol City Council VoteThe plan would restrict development of any business that has 25 or more locations across the country.
Skimpy Outfit Restaurant Chain 'Tilted Kilt' Plans Major Bay Area ExpansionWatch your back, Hooters. Your position as the premiere Bay Area restaurant chain for pub food with a side of sexy server is about to face a big challenge.
Mi Pueblo Grocery Chain Launches Initiative To Raise Funds For Undocumented Minors Mi Pueblo Foods is leading a new effort in Silicon Valley to raise funds for legal representation of undocumented minors detained at the U.S. border.
UC Berkeley Grad Sues In-N-Out Over Spilled Hot Coffee IncidentA University of California at Berkeley graduate sued a burger chain in Alameda County Superior Court Thursday over injuries suffered when she was badly burned by a spilled cup of hot coffee last year and an employee allegedly refused to call for an ambulance.
Pleasanton-Based Safeway In Talks Over Possible Sale Of CompanyThe Pleasanton-based supermarket operator says that discussions are ongoing but that it hasn’t yet reached an agreement. It added that it isn’t certain that the talks will end in a deal.
Starbucks Hiking Prices Despite Falling Coffee CostsThe Seattle-based coffee company has said it’s hiking prices on average by 1 percent nationally starting Tuesday. But it says the price for many drinks, such as medium and large brewed coffees and Frappuccinos, won’t change in most of its 11,000 U.S. cafes.
Family-Owned Market To Close Doors In San Francisco, Marin, DavisA family-run grocery chain with outlets in San Francisco, Marin and Davis is planning to shut down most of its stores in the next few weeks.
Safeway 3Q Net Income Falls On Severance ChargesSafeway Inc. says its third-quarter net income fell 4.7 percent, as the national grocery chain paid out severance and sales weakened slightly.