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Grocery Wars

  1. Trouble
    Inside the Collapse of Fairway, New York’s Favorite, Failing Grocery Store“Lives have been totally changed and ruined … What happened was an injustice.”
  2. Grocery Wars
    Whole Foods CEO Promises 365 Stores Will Have ‘Techno Buzz’But there won’t be a card check for old people or anything.
  3. Grocery Wars
    Whole Foods Will Cut 1,500 Jobs Over the Next Two MonthsThat represents 1.6 percent of the company’s workforce.
  4. Grocery Wars
    Urban Radish Opening May 29 in DowntownThe new market is getting a jump on Whole Foods and its natural competitors.
  5. Crime Scenes
    Massive Meat Robbery Foiled in GlendaleThe 44-year-old would-be thief was busted with 21 cuts and eleven bottles of detergent.
  6. Grocery Wars
    L.A. Trades Over 2,000 Guns For GroceriesYour old assault rifles are apparently worth $200 in Ralph’s credit.
  7. Grocery Wars
    Ralph’s Fined $1,000,000 for Overcharging CustomersIt still beats being Albertson’s.
  8. Grocery Wars
    Albertson’s Cleaning Up On Aisles 1 Through 19The grocery giant is closing 19 stores in Southern California due to increased heat from big box and gourmet markets.
  9. Grocery Wars
    Albertson’s Axing 2,500 EmployeesThe supermarket giant is still suffering decreased sales after a downsizing in February.
  10. Grocery Wars
    Downtown Feels Shunned by Whole Foods and Trader Joe’sMeanwhile, other big box grocers are wisely moving in on the turf.
  11. Gone Green
    L.A.’s Plastic Bags To Be Blown AwayA county-wide ban on single use plastic bags won’t extend to the produce section.
  12. Lawsuits
    A Youthful, Still Litigation-Prone Carmen Trutanich Once Sued Von’sL.A.’s City Attorney claimed $100,000 in damages after falling on the floor.
  13. Grocery Wars
    Rocket Launcher Exchanged For Coupons at Ralph’sThe anti-tank weapon is worth its weight in groceries.
  14. Grocery Wars
    Fresh and Easy Hopes to Siphon Cash From Venice’s Whole Foods BudgetUK’s green grocer turns its troubled eyes on Lincoln and Washington.
  15. Mediavore
    Supreme Court Justices Pen a Cookbook; Food 4 Less Workers Could StrikeThe collection gathers the recipes of Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s late husband.
  16. Mediavore
    Coolhaus Gets in Bed with Nissan; The Passions of Colonel SandersTurns out, the KFC icon was very into regionally specific recipes and farm-sourced food.
  17. Mediavore
    President Obama Headed to Fig & Olive This Evening; Grocery Strike Averted AfterThe Commander-in-Chief will tap supporters at two different L.A. restaurants tonight.
  18. Grocery Wars
    Trader Joe’s Rejects Downtown, But Maybe New Farmers Market Rules Can HelpOn the heels of Whole Foods rejecting any Silver Lake plans, a potential boom of new markets could make both retailers sorry.
  19. Mediavore
    Beyonce Eats Fries for Two; Wine Floods the BallparkThe pregnant singer has a craving for spuds during fashion week.
  20. Mediavore
    SoCal Grocery Strike Averted; The Most Caffeinated City in the U.S.A last minute deal is reached to save both sides from a losing battle.
  21. Mediavore
    Christina Milan Finds Gum in Salad at MexiCali; Crust Owner Wins GoodThe pop star is seriously considering a lawsuit.
  22. Mediavore
    Grocery Workers Poised to Strike; Dr. Oz Angers The FDAThe celebrity health guru says that apple juice has unacceptable levels of arsenic.
  23. Mediavore
    Grocery Workers Reject Proposed Health Benefits; Spices May Fight Fatty FoodsA strike is looming for Southern California’s major grocery chains.
  24. Mediavore
    What Was Served at The Kardashian Wedding; Joe Biden Popularizes Pig IntestineWolfgang Puck catered the indulgent affair in Santa Barbara.
  25. Mediavore
    Extreme Couponers Running Amok; Wal-Mart Donates $100,000 to Cart For a CauseThe TLC show has created a fever for clipping coupons, leaving some store shelves ravaged.
  26. Mediavore
    Protest at Sherman Oaks Ralph’s; Food Crisis in KenyaNearly 100 protestors chant “Ralph’s wants welfare, we want healthcare!” at the grocery giant.
  27. Grocery Wars
    The Last Supermarket Strike Shifted Our Grocery Store Playing FieldThese days, L.A. shoppers have a lot of options besides The Big 3.
  28. Mediavore
    McDonald’s Playlands Breed Germs; Mitrice Richardson’s Body ExhumedAn investigation reveals meningitis and gonorrhea at the kid-friendly stomping grounds. And here everyone was worried about Happy Meals!
  29. Grocery Wars
    Labor Protests Hit Vons, Albertson’s, and Ralph’sIt’s not quite a strike…just yet.