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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 store. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Pleasanton-Based Safeway Names New CEO

Safeway Inc. has named company president Robert Edwards as its new CEO, to succeed Steven Burd when he retires in May.

04/29/2013

Raley's Strike

Raley’s Reaches Contract Deal With Striking Union Workers

A strike at a supermarket chain with stores in Northern California and Nevada is over after workers and the company reached a tentative agreement on a new contract.

11/13/2012

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ConsumerWatch: Which Produce Items Are Worth Buying Organic?

A lot of us spend our shopping time wondering whether it’s worth spending extra money for organically grown fruits and vegetables. An environmental group is offering advice with a list of products that contin the most and least chemicals.

09/27/2012

E-Verify

NorCal Latino Market Chain Facing Backlash Over E-Verify Employment Verification

Labor groups and immigrant rights activists are planning a San Jose protest Thursday following the decision by Northern California’s largest Latino market chain to begin using an employment eligibility verification system.

09/05/2012

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San Jose Grocery Shoppers Asked To Pledge Union Support

As Northern California supermarket workers step up pressure for a new contract, some local shoppers are being asked to sign pledge cards showing their support for unions.

03/01/2012

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Gunman Sought In Oakland Safeway Robbery

A man is being sought in the armed robbery of a Safeway grocery store cashier, Oakland police said.

09/09/2011

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Gang Member Arrested In San Rafael Supermarket Robbery Attempt

A documented Sureno gang member was arrested for an attempted robbery Thursday night at a San Rafael market, a police lieutenant said.

CBS San Francisco–04/15/2011