An El Sobrante man was arrested at a Safeway in El Cerrito over the weekend after allegedly reading a pornographic magazine while accompanied by a small child in the women’s restroom, smoking a cocaine-laced joint and stealing a soda, police said Tuesday.
The government watchdog that is supposed to ensure consumers are not overcharged at the grocery store has stopped doing its job.
Grocery store operator Safeway’s net income jumped 13 percent in the fourth quarter helped by higher gift and prepaid card revenue and a legal settlement.
Safeway’s CEO Steven Burd will retire in May after more than 20 years with the grocer.
After CBS 5’s recent undercover investigation into overcharges at Safeway-operated stores, ConsumerWatch found the stores are even more likely to overcharge than the average California retailer.
The man accused of kidnapping and killing Morgan Hill teenager Sierra LaMar is facing new charges for three previous attempted kidnappings, Santa Clara County prosecutors said Tuesday.
Customers from across California are complaining about being overcharged on purchases at Safeway and Vons supermarkets. A ConsumerWatch investigation into those claims uncovered Safeway is also violating a court order.
Fire crews are responding to a car that crashed into a Safeway grocery store in San Francisco’s Marina District Friday morning, a San Francisco fire official said.
A Morgan Hill mother accused of using her 10-year-old daughter to shoplift groceries and then abandoning the child when store employees intervened appeared in court Tuesday, but did not enter a plea.
Police are searching for a man who exposed his genitals to women at two Sonoma grocery stores last month. The man is described as white in his 60s or 70s with a medium build, gray hair, a mustache and a goatee.