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Whole Foods Market (credit:  Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Whole Foods Penalized $800,000 For Overcharging California Customers

Whole Foods will pay about $800,000 in penalties and fees after an investigation found the grocery retailer was overcharging customers in California.

06/24/2014

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Week Of Freezing Temperatures Cost California Citrus Industry $441M

A citrus industry group estimates a week of freezing temperatures in early December cost California’s $2 billion citrus industry about $441 million.

02/03/2014

A Safeway supermarket in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Pleasanton-Based Safeway Ends Gas Discount Program

The company said it is only a coincide that the end of the program comes as a Dixon gas station won a preliminary injunction against the grocery store chain.

08/07/2012

Singer Avril Lavigne (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

Avril Lavigne Helps Bag Groceries At Pleasanton Safeway For Fundraiser

Singer Avril Lavigne helped bag groceries in Pleasanton Tuesday afternoon to help kick off a fundraising drive by Safeway to raise money for people with disabilities.

04/03/2012

Plastic Bag

San Francisco Supes Approve Shopping Bag Fee, Expand Plastic Bag Ban

A proposal to institute a fee for each paper bag provided at a store in San Francisco and also expand the city’s ban on plastic bags was unanimously approved by the Board of Supervisors Tuesday.

02/08/2012

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Landmark Japantown Store Closes Its Doors In San Francisco

The Sakai Market has been in business for over 100 years.

12/31/2011

Plastic Bag

San Jose Plastic Bag Ban Starts On Sunday

The ban on single-use plastic shopping bags that takes effect in San Jose on Jan. 1 applies to all retailers, not just grocery stores.

12/29/2011

Customers using the self-checkout at a Lucky supermarket. (CBS)

Lucky Supermarket Chain Reveals Scope Of Card Reader Scam

More than 100 employees and customers have had their identities stolen at Bay Area Lucky supermarkets by thieves who tampered with the credit and debit card readers in self checkout lines, according to the company.

12/06/2011

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Guide To Fresh Produce In The Bay Area

If you don’t want to spend your weekend sifting through the stands at a local fair, or spending big money at chains like Whole Foods and Mollie Stone’s, there are some other ways to make sure you are getting the most fresh fruits and veggies.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–07/25/2011

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Bay Area Letter Carriers Taking Part In Food Drive Saturday

Hundreds of letter carriers in the Bay Area will be lifting an extra load Saturday as part of Stamp Out Hunger, the largest one-day food drive in the nation.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/13/2011

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