Yes, Sacramento is panic buying toilet paper again as city hunkers down for COVID-19 surge

The shortages are back. Supermarkets and other stores in the Sacramento area are having trouble keeping paper towels, counter wipes and certain other products in stock again as shoppers react to the surge in COVID-19 infections and the renewed lockdown on economic activity. On Thursday, as Gov. Gavin Newsom ordered [...]

2020-11-20T22:48:30+00:00November 20th, 2020|Tags: , , , |

California food and grocery workers to get 2 extra weeks paid sick leave, Gavin Newsom says

California’s food and grocery workers will receive two weeks of supplemental paid sick leave during the coronavirus emergency, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced in his Thursday press conference. The statewide executive order applies to food sector workers, including grocery, fast food, delivery and farm workers of companies with more than 500 [...]

2020-04-17T23:21:57+00:00April 17th, 2020|Tags: , , , |

Meet Haggen, a Whole Foods-meets-Safeway store, which rolls into O.C. with 11 stores by spring

  Haggen, the newest cowboy in the Wild West grocery frontier, should ride into Orange County by April. The 82-year-old grocer based in Washington state will convert 11 Albertsons, Vons and Pavilions stores here between March and May. The first conversion will be the Albertsons on South Pacific Coast Highway [...]

2015-05-01T23:55:21+00:00February 20th, 2015|Tags: , , , |
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