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(L-R) Catrina Freeman, Marquez Trent, Tiffany Thurman (Alameda County Sheriff's Office)

Robbery Of Baby Products From Supermarket Leads To 100-MPH Chase On I-580 With Toddler In Back Seat

Three people have been arrested after the theft of baby products from a supermarket and a high-speed chase on an East Bay highway that included a toddler in the back seat of the suspect car.

11/18/2014

Prepaid debit cards for sale (CBS)

South City Safeway Clerk Foils IRS Phone Scam, Saves Woman Thousands

An alert grocery store clerk helped foil a phone scam by stopping a woman before she handed over thousands of dollars to a IRS fake agent.

07/05/2014

A man prints out a lottery ticket. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

$70 Million SuperLotto Winner Comes Forward After Buying Ticket In SF Safeway Store

After more than a month, the man who won a $70 million SuperLotto Plus jackpot in San Francisco has come forward to claim his winnings, according to the California Lottery.

06/25/2014

A receipt from a Safeway supermarket in Burlingame. (CBS)

ConsumerWatch: Safeway Agrees To $2.25 Million Settlement For Overcharging

In 2012, ConsumerWatch reporter Julie Watts went undercover shopping at 5 Safeway stores in 3 counties. She was overcharged 5 times. According to more than 1,800 scanner inspections at Safeway-operated stores in 31 California counties and 11 different states, ConsumerWatch discovered that inspectors were overcharged on 1 out of every 50 items purchased over a 5 years span in California alone.

03/06/2014

Safeway store in Morgan Hill. (CBS)

Safeway To Be Acquired By Albertsons Parent Company

Safeway says it has agreed to be acquired by an investment group led by Cerberus Capital Management, the owner of Albertsons and several other supermarket chains.

03/06/2014

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

Pleasanton-Based Safeway In Talks Over Possible Sale Of Company

The 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.

02/19/2014

Roy McCamey (Oakalnd Police Dept.)

Oakland Police Say Many Unknowns In Amber Alert Case

An Oakland police spokeswoman said Wednesday that there are many unknowns about what was reported to be a carjacking and kidnapping at the Lincoln Square Shopping Center on Tuesday afternoon.

02/12/2014

Police at the scen of a carjacking/kidnapping at a Safeway store in the Lincoln Square Shopping  Center in Oakland, February 11, 2014. (CBS)

Oakland Kidnapping Suspect Seen Stuffing Lobsters, Ribeye Down Pants Before Carjacking

Two people, a teenage girl and an older man, are believed to have been kidnapped in a carjacking outside an Oakland supermarket Tuesday afternoon, police said.

02/11/2014

A man uses his phone as he walks past an Apple store in Hong Kong on December 25, 2013. (credit: ANTHONY WALLACE/AFP/Getty Images)

Company Rolls Out Apple’s iBeacon To Grocery Stores

Soon, your phone might remind you to pick up detergent as you peruse the supermarket…

01/06/2014

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

Safeway 3Q Earnings Beat Expectations

Safeway said Thursday its third-quarter net income fell 58 percent, hurt by a software impairment charge, higher theft and lower property gains. Results beat expectations however and shares rose 6 percent in aftermarket trading.

10/10/2013

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