Long Beach Ralphs, Food 4 Less stores to close over $4 ‘hero pay’ boost for grocery workers

Kroger, the parent company of Ralphs and Food 4 Less, will soon shut down two of its stores in Long Beach in response to the city imposing a “hero pay” increase of $4 per hour for some grocery store workers.

The Ralphs at 3380 N. Los Coyotes Diagonal and the Food 4 Less at 2185 E. South St. are slated to close on April 17, the company said Monday.

In announcing the closure, Kroger cited a recently passed Long Beach City Council ordinance that mandated the hazard pay bump for at least 120 days amid the increased health risk to

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These Brunch Boxes Are Perfect If You’re Missing Bottomless Brunches With Your Pals

There’s no better feeling of accomplishment than actually managing to drag yourself out of bed on a Sunday and making it to your favourite brunch spot, despite the amount you drank last night…



a plate of food on a table: Bottomless Brunches at home are all we want to do with our lazy Sundays, and thanks to HelloFresh's food deliveries, now we can!


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Bottomless Brunches at home are all we want to do with our lazy Sundays, and thanks to HelloFresh’s food deliveries, now we can!

Bottomless brunches with your pals are just the best. The outrageous amounts of food, the topping up of alcohol levels (but with classy drinks like mimosas, so it’s fine), and the gossiping about what went down last night.

Alas, we’ve not

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Making Mayo’s Recipes: Super Healthy Snacks For Super Bowl Weekend (Video)

Food is associated with friends and fun. However, during the COVID-19 pandemic large Super Bowl parties are strongly being discouraged by medical experts. But that doesn’t mean your smaller family gathering can’t be fun and that you can’t enjoy healthy food during the game.

Popular party foods include pizza, fully loaded nachos, and fried chicken wings. But they are among some of the most fat-laden offenders. They all have around 800-1,000 calories and about 50 g of fat in a typical party-sized portion. For example, two pieces of all-meat pizza contain 940 calories and 56 g of fat.

Kristi Wempen

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