A survey of Berkeley’s major grocery stores

Paying an extra dollar for an essential good does not seem like much. But this can add up to a big portion of your budget in the long run. To help Cal students decide where to shop, the Clog surveyed major grocery stores in Berkeley and compiled a list of their prices for
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The Telegraph Avenue lot where a branch of Andronicos once stood now sits empty.

CVS to move into Andronico’s former Telegraph location

Though now boarded up and empty, the vacant lot on Telegraph Avenue where Andronico’s once stood might welcome a new CVS as early as next year. After Andronico’s Community Markets declared bankruptcy last year, the company closed the Telegraph branch in December — an underperforming location that was a financial
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Andronico's Community Markets location on Telegraph Avenue set to close.

Andronico’s on Telegraph to shut its doors

After declaring bankruptcy earlier this year, the Andronico’s Community Market’s branch on Telegraph Avenue will be shutting its doors, the company announced Friday. The decision comes just a few weeks after the closure of the chain’s University Avenue location and about a month after the grocery chain was purchased by Renwood
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Matundu Makalani, a former Andronico's employee of eight years, was laid off last month when the grocery chain was acquired by new ownership.

Andronico’s employee let down by layoff

At the Andronico’s Community Markets branch formerly on University Avenue, the week of Oct. 24 was one of uncertainty and worry. The employees carried on their duties with forced smiles and had no answer when customers asked whether they would have jobs after the store closed permanently. At its height,
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The Andronico's Market located on University Avenue is set to close this month.

Andronico’s on University Avenue slated to close this month

With the store set to close Oct. 29, employees of Andronico’s Community Markets on University Avenue in Berkeley might be facing drastic layoffs. Andronico’s declared Chapter 11 bankruptcy — which allows time for the company to restructure itself — in August and last week was purchased by Renwood Opportunities Fund,
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