By the end of the year, existing Safeway Community Markets will be renamed Andronico's and sell more local, fresh-made and upscale food options.
The supermarket chain that bought two Andronico's stores and rebranded them as Safeway Community Markets in 2017 has brought back the old family moniker for some of its stores; Berkeley may be next.
A Safeway staffer was stabbed Thursday afternoon, and police and paramedics are on the scene in North Berkeley.
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.