The grocery stores replace the last five locations of Andronico's in the Bay Area. The company was bought by Safeway in 2016.
An "everything must go" sale is underway at Andronico's as Safeway prepares to rebrand the grocery stores under its own name.
The five Andronico’s Community Markets will be renamed Safeway Community Markets by the end of the year.
Lloyd Ross has taken his love of barbecue and created a line of signature spice rubs called Oakland Dust.
Philz Coffee on College Avenue opens today, becoming the fourth coffee shop on a single block in the Rockridge neighborhood.
Hundreds of people jammed into the spanking new Safeway store on College Avenue on Thursday.
By Gill South
Update 1/24/14: After three months of no activity, Safeway is reporting that construction resumed on the new Safeway store on Jan. 21. The company finally received a building permit from the city of Oakland after it consulted with the Rockridge Community Planning Council and other community groups, according to the Safeway website.
A North Oakland neighbor shares her personal reflections about plans for an updated Safeway at Broadway and 51st Street.
Oakland Mayor Jean Quan joined Safeway officials and neighborhood activists Monday to celebrate the official groundbreaking for a new store at College and Claremont avenues.
The Safeway store at the intersection of College and Claremont avenues on the Berkeley-Oakland border will close on July 8 for 12 months to undergo a major rebuild which has been more than seven years in the planning.
If you happen to park in a particular spot in the parking lot of the College Avenue Safeway, near the Claremont Avenue exit, you might stumble on what seems to be a grave marker.