California Grocers Association Sues Over Grocery Hazard Pay Ordinances In Daly City, San JoseA trade group representing California grocery stores has filed lawsuits against San Jose and Daly City after requiring large grocers to offer hazard pay to employees during the COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID: Daly City Approves $5/Hour Hazard Pay For Workers At Large Grocery, Drug StoresDaly City's City Council voted this week to establish hazard pay for certain grocery and drug store workers at $5 per hour.
COVID: Santa Clara Supervisors Approve $5/Hour Grocery Worker Hazard PayHazard pay for some essential workers is coming to unincorporated areas of Santa Clara County in 30 days.
COVID Vaccines: San Mateo County Expanding Eligibility To Teachers, First Responders, Food Service Workers Later This MonthHealth officials in San Mateo County announced plans to expand COVID-19 vaccination eligibility to certain essential workers later this month.
COVID: San Jose Council Approves $3/Hour Hazard Pay For Workers At Large Grocery StoresGrocery store employees in San Jose will be getting a $3 per hour boost in hazard pay, but it will be about two months before they see a change in their paychecks.
Berkeley Approves 'Healthy Checkout Ordinance' Banning Junk Food Sales By Grocery RegistersNearly six years after voters approved a tax on soda, Berkeley officials became the first in the nation to ban unhealthy food from being sold at checkout aisles at most grocery stores.
Better Together: Help SF Food Truck Vendors Feed Grocery Store Workers and Their FamiliesOff the Grid, San Francisco’s largest gathering of food trucks, is launching a campaign to provide free meals to grocery store workers.
FoodMaxx, Lucky, Save Mart Supermarkets Establish Hours For Coronavirus First RespondersSave Mart, Lucky and FoodMaxx grocery stores will open their doors one hour early and one hour later for first responders starting on Thursday.
Coronavirus Update: Safeway, Whole Foods Join Move To Launch Senior Shopping HoursSafeway and Whole Foods joined the growing number of Northern California grocery chains announcing special hours allowing seniors to shop.
Watchdog Group: Nation's Largest Supermarkets Fall Short On Food RecallsA consumer watchdog group is sounding an alarm over the food recall policies of the nation's largest supermarket chains.
Frozen Burritos Recalled For Possible Listeria ContaminationMore than 252,000 pounds of frozen burritos are being recalled because of possible listeria contamination.
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.
California Becomes 1st State To Ban Single-Use Plastic BagsGov. 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.
How To Save Money On A Trip To EuropeWith a little bit of planning, a trip to Europe can be surprisingly affordable.
Bay Area Teen Takes Innovative Approach To Helping The HungryWaste No Food connects restaurants that have excess food with charities that need it, all to help the hungry.