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.
VIDEO: Suspects Make Off With Bags Of Merchandise From Alameda StorePolice in Alameda are looking for a group of people responsible for brazen thefts involving thousands of dollars of retailers' merchandise, and have released surveillance images and video of some of the suspects.
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.
Amazon Buying Whole Foods In $13.7 Billion Deal Online juggernaut Amazon is buying Whole Foods in a deal valued at about $13.7 billion, including debt.
Fresh Grocer Tony Tantillo Celebrates 25 Years Of Talking ProduceVIDEO: Jackie Ward reports on Tony Tantillo marking a quarter century of working in television as a food expert
Andronico’s Markets To Be Acquired By Safeway, RenamedAndronico’s Community Markets has reached an agreement with Safeway to purchase their five stores.
Vandal Throws Bag Of Feces, Paint At Novato Market's Meat CounterA Novato supermarket was closed temporarily after a vandal tossed a bag full of feces, urine, paint and rubbing alcohol inside the store.
Suspected Shoplifter Stabs 3 Employees At Pittsburg SupermarketPolice in Pittsburg are searching for a man who shoplifted from a supermarket and stabbed three employees Thursday night.
Video: Whole Foods CEOs Apologize After Investigation Reveals OverchargingWhole Foods Market's CEOs apologized Thursday for pricing issues at its stores, a week after a New York investigation found that the natural food grocer routinely overcharged for prepackaged fruits, vegetables and deli meats.
San Francisco Grocery Store Security Guard Injures Woman Trying To Steal Chicken From StorePolice said a 57-year-old woman allegedly made off with the chicken, then swung it at the security guard when he tried to stop her.
As Demand Soars, Supermarkets Struggle To Keep Organic Milk StockedGrocery shoppers looking for organic milk in Bay Area supermarkets may be out of luck as farmers struggle to keep up with demand.
Safeway To Be Acquired By Albertsons Parent CompanySafeway 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.
Pleasanton-Based Safeway Names New CEOSafeway Inc. has named company president Robert Edwards as its new CEO, to succeed Steven Burd when he retires in May.
Raley’s Reaches Contract Deal With Striking Union WorkersA 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.
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.