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Albertsons Parent Cerberus To Buy Safeway

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


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Sacramento Police Arrest Midtown Stabbing Suspect

Officers say a loss-prevention officer was attacked while trying to detain a suspected shoplifter from the Safeway at 19th and R streets.



Salmonella Linked Chicken Not Just Under Foster Farms Label

Ask most shoppers and they’ll tell you the brand of chicken linked to the salmonella outbreak and they’ll say Foster Farms. But CBS13 learned shoppers could find it difficult to find chicken that’s not associated with the outbreak.


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Safeway To Pay $600K Fine For Clean Air Violations

Grocery store chain Safeway, Inc. will pay a fine of $600,000 and has agreed to a nationwide reduction of greenhouse gas emissions from refrigeration equipment at its 659 U.S. stores.


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Retail Trade Sector Jobs In Sacramento Grow 4.7% Year Over Year

Within the retail sector, the most impressive growth in the Sacramento region is in automotive sales and parts businesses.


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Safeway Selling Canada Stores In $5.7 Billion ‘Unsolicited Offer’

The deal includes 213 grocery stores under the Safeway banner in western Canada, 62 fuel stations, 10 liquor stores, 12 manufacturing facilities and four distribution centers.



Call Kurtis: Safeway Violating Court Order Surrounding Pricing Errors

Customers from across California are complaining about being overcharged on purchases at Safeway and Vons Supermarkets. An undercover investigation found Safeway is also violating a court order.



Morgan Hill Police Say Mom Left Daughter Behind In Supermarket Theft

Police are searching for a 38-year-old Morgan Hill woman who allegedly used her 10-year-old daughter as an accomplice to steal groceries at a supermarket last week.



Safeway Worker Who Defended Woman Is Reinstated

A Monterey County Safeway worker suspended from his job after he defended a pregnant woman from an assault by her boyfriend has been reinstated with back pay after a huge outcry in the highly-publicized case.


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Safeway Aims For Crate-Free Pork Supply

The nation’s second-largest grocery chain says it will adopt purchasing policies that favor more humane treatment of pigs.


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Sacramento Safeway Evacuated After Several Report Being Ill

A Safeway supermarket in midtown Sacramento was evacuated for about an hour and a half after several people reported feeling sick while in the store Friday, according to Sacramento City Fire officials.


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More Retailers Pull Formula After Infant’s Death

Several more national retailers have joined Wal-Mart Stores Inc. in pulling a batch of powdered infant formula from their shelves after a Missouri newborn died after drinking it.