After 10-year-old Kiona Anderson won a two-year battle with leukemia in November, her mother, Amy Anderson, purchased gifts from Walmart.com to honor her “cure date.” But when the packages were delivered, a burglar was apparently lying
That heartless crook swiped more than $200 worth of gifts sitting outside the home at Victoria and Shield streets in Ingleside Heights, Taraval Police Station Lt. Con Johnson said. Read More
In an incident that police said might have been gang-related, a man was shot in his leg Thursday night in the same San Leandro Walmart parking lot where a man was shot and wounded on Black Friday last month. Read More
Investigators have identified an 18-year-old man as the third suspect allegedly involved in a shooting outside a San Leandro Walmart store on Black Friday, police said today.Queron Foreman, an Oakland resident, has been identified as the driver of the suspect vehicle during the shooting, which occurred at about 1:50 a.m. on Nov. 25 in the parking lot of the store at 15555 Hesperian Blvd. Read More
Police have surrounded a home in East Oakland where they believe a suspect in a shooting outside a San Leandro Walmart store on Black Friday has barricaded himself. San Leandro police Sgt. Ted Henderson said a SWAT team has been summoned to a home near 106th Avenue and MacArthur Boulevard, where Detwone Watson, 29, is believed to be hiding and refusing to come out. Read More
San Francisco has restrictions on chain stores that have been modified over the years both by voters and the Board of Supervisors. Now, Supervisor Eric Mar is examining how they are working and if there is a need for increased controls. Read More
If at first you don’t succeed, try, try, try again. That’s what trial lawyers are saying about the Supreme Court’s Walmart decision, released last week.
Walmart is America’s largest private employer. On Monday, the Supreme Court threw out the class-action lawsuit alleging sex discrimination filed by three current and former employees supposedly on behalf of all 1.5 million current and former female Walmart employees. Read More
Who’s pulling the strings on Wisconsin governor Scott Walker? Well it’s got to be someone – since obviously no Republican would act out of principle.
The Center for American Progress reports: Read More
Wal-Mart is setting its sights on opening urban stores, including in San Francisco, according to real estate executives.
The chain is the latest big-box retailer that’s considering a move into San Francisco. Target has announced that it wants to open two stores in The City — one at Geary Boulevard and Masonic Avenue and the other at the Metreon. Read More