Waste No Food connects restaurants that have excess food with charities that need it, all to help the hungry.
The program would train workers on how to protect themselves while on the job.
The plan would put a limit on whether new stores or markets can get a liquor license.
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.
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.