Grocery Stores


Dates On Food: What Do They Actually Mean?

An advocacy group says those dates are confusing and many consumers are tossing out good food and money because of it.


People walk with groceries in plastic bags in Chinatown in San Francisco. (David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

California Becomes 1st State To Ban Single-Use Plastic Bags

Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed the nation’s first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags at grocery and convenience stores, driven to action by pollution in streets and waterways.


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How To Save Money On A Trip To Europe

With a little bit of planning, a trip to Europe can be surprisingly affordable.


Waste No Food, started by Kiran Sridhar when he was just 12, connects restaurants that have extra food with charities that need it.

Bay Area Teen Takes Innovative Approach To Helping The Hungry

Waste No Food connects restaurants that have excess food with charities that need it, all to help the hungry.



San Jose Program Seen As Model In Protecting Latino Grocery Workers

The program would train workers on how to protect themselves while on the job.



San Jose Proposal Would Limit Which Stores Can Sell Alcohol

The plan would put a limit on whether new stores or markets can get a liquor license.


Safeway store

Safeway To Open 6 New Bay Area Stores

The national grocery chain Safeway Inc. said an upcoming expansion in the western United States will focus primarily on the Bay Area, with six sites already selected.

CBS San Francisco–02/01/2011

Bags of groceries in shopping cart (AP)

Marin County Poised To Approve Plastic Bag Ban

Marin County was poised to become the next Bay Area jurisdiction to ban plastic bags. The proposed ordinance would also impose a service charge on the use of each paper bag.