Albertson’s offers benefits proposal to unions

A tentative agreement has been reached between Albertson’s and a negotiating committee representing employees in nine of the supermarket’s New Mexico locations. A release from the United Food and Commercial Workers union said after five months of negotiations, Albertson’s sent an offer that provides increases in wages, health care benefits and pension protection. Employees will […]

Police investigating purse snatching

CNJ staff Clovis police are investigating a Thursday night purse snatching. A woman told police she was getting into her vehicle in the Albertson’s parking lot on North Prince Street just before 9 p.m. when a man grabbed her purse and pushed her into her vehicle, police Capt. Patrick Whitney said by e-mail. The suspect […]

Albertson’s sustains small electrical fire

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo Fire Marshal Allan Silvers, front to back, Battalion Chief Ike Burns and fireman Chris Elam inspect wiring under a deli case at Albertson’s Grocery Store Wednesday. Burns said there were no injuries and the store did not need to be evacuated. The Clovis Fire Department was called to a small […]

Cuts won’t affect Clovis grocery store

CNJ Staff Albertson’s grocery store on Prince Street survived a cut list of 100 stores expected to be closed by its new owner, according to the store’s manager. Bill Bargman expressed optimism about the change in ownership. “We see better things to come for our customers,” said Bargman, who has managed the store for 12 […]

Drugstore chain says it will buy Albertson’s Inc.

Staff and wire reports MINNEAPOLIS — An investment group led by grocer Supervalu Inc. and drugstore chain CVS Corp. said Monday it will buy Albertson’s Inc., the nation’s second-biggest traditional grocery store chain, for $9.7 billion in cash and stock. Albertson’s stockholders will get $26.29 per share in cash and Supervalu stock. The investment group […]

Albertson’s considering sale of company

The Associated Press BOISE, Idaho — Albertson’s Inc. said Friday it was considering putting itself up for sale as well as other alternatives as the nation’s second-largest supermarket chain contends with sales that have lagged many of its rivals. Its shares surged 11 percent. The company — which operates about 2,500 stores including Albertson’s, Acme, […]

Albertson’s hit by robber

CNJ STAFF Clovis police were looking for a man Thursday night after he was caught shoplifting a bottle of liquor from Albertson’s grocery store at 6:52 p.m. and escaped apprehension by claiming to have a knife. Sgt. John Corley of the Clovis Police Department said the incident began as a shoplifting gone awry but is […]

Goins, Edward

Edward Goins Services: Have been held. Mr. Edward L. “Eddie” Goins of Carlsbad, a truck driver, died Saturday, June 28, 2003, at Carlsbad Medical Center. He was born on May 19, 1956, in Carlsbad, to Kenneth and Pearl Goins. He was raised in Carlsbad and graduated from Carlsbad Senior High in 1974. He participated in […]