2/15/00 - www.cheesestorebh.com said recently on the radio that they are one of the biggest cheese stores in L.A.

1/16/00 - www.ethnicgrocer.com is reported to stock 20,000 ethnic foods and offer recipes. Enter country and food to check for match. Per Daily Breeze 12/24/99, Rave!, page K31. Also, they report you can feed the hungry for free with a click at www.thehungersite.com.com. Only one click per day per computer counts.

11/4/99 - All the 400+ Lucky markets in CA became Albertson markets yesterday. Albertson also owns Sav-on drugs, Max Foods, and SuperSaver stores which may keep their original names. That makes Albertson the second largest food and drug operator in the USA with 2400+ stores in 38 states and 220000+ employes.

Markets, general: Also try www.eden.com/gis/crossroads/b_grocr.htm for a list of other markets, sites, and news.

6/5/00 - Food 4 Less www.food4less1.com.

*www.TMDirect.com and www.tuesdaymorning.com - Tuesday Morning, some discount cookware, four in South Bay.

*www.cnstore.com/stores/closeout.html - Pic 'N' Save. Not much but all I could find.

*www.Ralphs.com - Ralphs. The small one in Carson at Carson & Main became Seafood City 9/99. 5/23/99 was the last day as a Ralphs. The one in Torrance at PCH and Crenshaw is closed and may become a Whole Foods soon. 9/11/99 - Deb L. of Easy Reader reports a Whole Foods will open at 2655 PCH in Torrance on Thursday 9/23/99. Start at 9 a.m. with free and other stuff. [I assume this is the same place??]

*www.wildoats.com - Wild Oats. The two in Santa Monica may be the closest.

*www.longs.com - Longs Drugs, some food and stuff.

Notrica's 32nd Street Market. Very low produce prices, but check each item for quality. Two stores in Carson: 20226 S. Avalon Blvd., north east corner at Del Amo Blvd and 129 E. Lomita Blvd., north east corner at Main St. Others elsewhere.

www.luckystores.com - Lucky.

www.kmart.com - Super Kmart has food and stuff. Regular Kmart has cookware and some food.

www.Supermarkets.com - Lucky, Ralphs, Food 4 Less, Stater Bros., Super Saver Food - mostly coupons. Typical Torrance zip code is 90501 thru 90505.

www.sav-ondrugs.com - Sav-on Drugs, some food.

www.RITEAID.com - Rite Aid, some food.

www.farmersmarketla.com - the original Los Angeles Farmers Market.

www.safeway.com - Safeway (owns Vons?).

www.albertsons.com - Albertsons (corporate site?).

www.bristolfarms.com/bf_html/home.htm - Bristol Farms - Man Bch, Ro Hl Est, & others. Works some times.

Gelson's. Several outside South Bay.

www.wholefoods.com - Whole Foods - 405 N. PCH, Redondo Beach & others. One at north east corner of PCH & Crenshaw in Torrance soon in old Ralphs space.

Pavilions - 4705 Torrance Blvd at Anza in Torrance; 7 Peninsula Ctr, Rancho Palos Verdes, between Hawthorne Blvd & Silver Spur; & others.

www.smartandfinal.com - Smart & Final - San P, Haw, Ingle, & others, bulk discounts.

traderjoes.com - Trader Joe's - Man Bch, Red Bch, RPV, & others, mics items.

Quality Seafood Fish Market, 100 S. International Broadwalk, Redondo Beach. (Pay parking on lower level. They validate one hour on weekdays.)

www.target.com - Target, some food and cookware, several stores.

www.pier1.com - Pier 1 Imports, some cookware. RPV, Torr, Red Bch. I don't see the initial site graphic??

Cost Plus Imports, 22929 Hawthorne Blvd., Torrance. Some ingredients and cookware.

www..hickoryfarms.com - Hickory Farms

Just Got 99¢? There are several of both stores, and their content varies by location. Both have room-temperature foods. Also, some have cold food, frozen food, & liquor license. Both have kitchen odds & ends, but Pic 'n' Save tends to be over priced.

Since content varies by location, I should specify that I usually shop where both stores are side-by-side on the north-west corner of Sepulveda Blvd & Vermont Ave, just west of the 110 Harbor Freeway, and between Harbor City and Carson. Hawthorne Blvd. has another pair .

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