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by TJguy
17 Jul 2011 20:37
Forum: History: USA California
Topic: Northern California-Fresh & Easy/Tesco Locations-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 2930

Re: Northern California-Fresh & Easy/Tesco Locations-2009

The Danville Fresh & Easy on Diablo Road is a small former Alpha Beta/Lucky/Albertsons store. They took 1/2 the location, the other half is a Walgreen's. Walnut Creek is also in an existing center, not sure what it was before they moved in. The San Francisco store at 32nd and Clement is a former Alb...
by TJguy
17 Jul 2011 20:26
Forum: History: USA California
Topic: Market Basket locations in 1959 and 1963
Replies: 19
Views: 34505


I always thought the South Pasadena store was in the location where Bristol Farms is now. The Bristol Farms sign looks like a mdified version of one of the old Market Basket signs. The Bristol Farms at 606 S. Fair Oaks is a former Safeway. I found an article in the Times archive about a robbery in ...
by TJguy
17 Jul 2011 20:06
Forum: History: USA California
Topic: West Covina CA
Replies: 20
Views: 13714

Re: West Covina CA

Jan, Alpha Beta in its history had 5 or 6 locations within Covina. The one that closed last year was the latest. The other Covina stores were on Grand and Badillo (Fresh and Easy or Blake Paper) and Grand/Arrow (razed to build the business park) and the 99Cents (ex-Ralphs) on Vincent/San Bernardino...
by TJguy
17 Jul 2011 19:49
Forum: History: USA California
Topic: old store brands
Replies: 33
Views: 33480

Re: old store brands

I also remember the ads with the singing cows: "All us cows/do our best/for Jerseymaid" Jerseymaid's plant opened in 1936 at 1040 West Slauson in South LA and it closed after the 1992 riots. Jerseymaid later became part of a joint venture of Vons/Shopping Bag, Market Basket, Thriftimart/Fitzsimmons...
by TJguy
17 Jul 2011 19:36
Forum: History: USA California
Topic: McDaniel's Markets in Socal
Replies: 13
Views: 10236

Re: McDaniel's Markets in Socal

I was Live-localing these and this is what I beleive. It may not be true. *2235 E Garvey Blvd, West Covina - torn down several years ago. I think back in the 80s. This store was at Hollenbeck & Garvey Boulevard on the north side of I-10. When I-10 was built (at the time it was Highway 99) there wer...