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  • Grocery delivery
    Home grocery delivery is great, but make sure you don't over pay for it
    Today, I attempted home grocery delivery for the first time in several years using the Instacart service. If you aren't familiar with Instacart, it's a "portal" of sorts for online ordering of groceries to your home or business....
  • California LivingĀ® dishes exciting ways to entertain with watermelon
    'California Living' dishes Safeway's summer entertaining ideas with watermelon
    On Tuesday, Aug. 5 and Thursday, Aug. 7, the “CALIFORNIA LIVING® Super Health & Fitness Special” dishes an insider’s guide to summer "health & fitness" to include a look at the new Party Girl Diet's...
  • Stay in for Mother's Day
    Your local Safeway has great deals for Mother's Day Dinner
    Are you thinking about what you are going to do for Mother's Day on Sunday May 11, 2014?If you are trying to avoid the dinner crowds at a restaurant and you are thinking about cooking dinner at home for her here are some great menu ideas for...
  • Military Officers Association of America's award goes to Safeway
    Military Officers Association 2014 award goes to Safeway
    The Military Officers Association of America's (MOAA) has chosen Safewayto receive its 2014 Distinguished Service Award.The annual award honors organizations as well as individuals for “their strong support of national defense and the...
  • Safeway
    Safeway sold to Cerebus Capital Management for over $9 billion
    Safeway sold for about $9.4 billion, according to an MSN report on Thursday. Safeway, the second-largest mainstream grocery store chain operator in the United States was sold to Cerberus Capital Management – which is a private equity company...
  • Safeway and Celebrity Chef Marcela Valladolid Launch Food Line for Real Taste of Mexico
    Food Network host launches Mexican food line at Safeway
    Chef Marcela Valladolid, Food Network host of Mexican Made Easy and top-selling cookbook author launched a new Mexican food brand with with Safeway (NYSE: SWY). The announcement on Sept. 18, debuted the new Safeway-exclusive Marcela Valladolid...
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    Vons' parent Safeway agrees to record penalties for Clean Air Act violations
    The corporate parent of a chain of grocery stores in Bakersfield and California has agreed to pay a $600,000 civil settlement and implement a $4.1 million emissions reduction plan to settle violations of the Clean Air Act. The agreement was...
  • Right this way
    Express or stand in line lanes
    You have probably seen them, stood in line in them, cursed at them and wondered why didn't I go to a real checkout clerk at another lane. Yes, we are talking about Lucky and Safeway's state of the art check it out and bag it yourself lanes...
  • Optimal Nutrition Dinner Meal Plans
    Optimal nutrition dinner meal plans
    Have you been feeling sick lately? Have you been seeking solutions to help you feel better for the long term and not just for the short term? Do you need to limit eating nutrient-depleted foods because of health concerns? Could you and your family...
  • I deserve a break today
    The worker bee deserves a break
    I recently witnessed two incidents that had me shaking my head on how they were handled in local stores. At a Safeway in San Leandro on a day when the temperature was over ninety degrees, a checkout clerk turned around and took a sip of water. A...
  • Safeway employee who rescued beaten woman reinstated after public backlash
    Safeway employee who rescued beaten woman reinstated after public backlash
    MSNBC is reporting that Safeway clerk RyanYoung has been reinstated after a public backlash on social media against the company for placing him on unpaid leave. Young was working a shift at the Del Rey Oaks, Calif., Safeway, when he saw a woman...
  • Ryan Young
    Protest against Safeway's suspension of employee grows
    A Safeway employee who placed himself at risk to save a pregnant woman from a brutal beating, has been subjected to an attack from an unexpected source, his employer.A groundswell of protests have hit the Safeway website blog and Facebook and...
  • Oikos school shooting
    Oikos University school shooting, Oakland, California (video)
    In Oakland, California, a man went on the rampage at Oikos University, killing seven people.The school is located in Alameda, near Oakland International Airport. The location is in the San Francisco Bay Area.That man, said to a heavy-set Korean...
  • Raw meatballs
    Pink slime exodus in San Diego continues
    On Wednesday morning, March 21, 2012 number two supermarket chain Safeway (Vons in San Diego) and, that afternoon, number three Supervalu (Albertsons) announced independent corporate decisions not to sell ground beef containing “lean finely...
  • Raw meatballs
    Pink slime on the decline in San Diego
    Pink slime is on the decline in San Diego as number three Supervalu (Albertsons) joins the second largest supermarket retailer, Safeway (Vons), along with Costco, Whole Foods and Sprouts in their decision to no longer sell “lean finely...