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by surfingdude
02 Jan 2010 12:56
Forum: History: Department Store Chains
Topic: Gottschalks
Replies: 61
Views: 29023

Re: Gottschalks

Seems as tho the San Luis Obispo CA site began as Maxwell's. From the photo, it looks as tho Grant's became Mervyn's: http://sloblogs.thetribunenews.com/slovault/2009/04/10/madonna-plaza-opens-1968/ Gottschalks seemed to take over many former locations of other chains. Gottschalks in San Luis Obisp...
by surfingdude
14 Jan 2009 00:00
Forum: History: USA California
Topic: La Mirada Market Basket location questions
Replies: 13
Views: 8181

Re: Market Basket location question

I found an old map of the La Mirada mall that used to be at Roscrans and La Mirada blvd and it shows a Market Basket next to the Bowling alley.. on adelphia I think Is this correct? I always though that location was a Vons or Lucky or something. Gary: Not sure if this is the location you question, ...
by surfingdude
27 Dec 2008 13:28
Forum: History: USA California
Topic: Scolaris original stores in CA
Replies: 4
Views: 4117

Re: Scolaris original stores in CA

Orignial Scolari's Central Coast Locations at the time of sale to Lucky Stores: #1 - 405 E. Clark, Orcutt - original Scolaris, built 1947. Closed by Lucky 1981 in conjunction with the opening of a new build at 4869 S. Bradley Road. Reopened by Scolari's as JJ's, sold in early 1990's. Now Old Town Ma...
by surfingdude
27 Dec 2008 12:52
Forum: History: USA California
Topic: Scolaris original stores in CA
Replies: 4
Views: 4117

Re: Scolaris original stores in CA

The Scolari's in Goleta was built by Jordanos in 1966, sold to Smiths with the rest of Jordano's Santa Barbara area stores in the early 70's, then to Lucky in 1984, Williams Bros. in 1989, and then to Scolaris in 1991. Scolari's operated the store until the lease expired in 2002. There was a former ...
by surfingdude
26 Dec 2008 12:28
Forum: History: USA California
Topic: Scolaris original stores in CA
Replies: 4
Views: 4117

Re: Scolaris original stores in CA

1) The original stores were in: Lompoc (2), Orcutt/Santa Maria (4), Arroyo Grande, San Luis Obispo (3), Atascadero and Paso Robles. These stores were sold to Lucky in June, 1979. All of these stores were either remodeled and converted to the Lucky Discount Center format by Lucky; several were replac...
by surfingdude
10 Oct 2008 22:11
Forum: History: USA California
Topic: 1959 Gable Safeway/Vons to close
Replies: 1
Views: 2082

Re: 1959 Gable Safeway/Vons to close

safeway_santa_barbara_59.jpg
34 W. Victoria, Santa Barbara. 1959 gable, still operating as a Vons. Closing 12/08. It looks like an older Safeway to the rear of the picture.
Photo from Pleasant Family Shopping.
by surfingdude
08 Oct 2008 20:18
Forum: History: USA California
Topic: 1959 Gable Safeway/Vons to close
Replies: 1
Views: 2082

1959 Gable Safeway/Vons to close

I noticed an article in the Santa Barbara News Press on 10/3 that the 1959 gable Safeway/Vons at Chapala and Victoria St. in downtown Santa Barbara will close in December. This is the store with the mosaic along Victoria St, and has been discussed in other threads on this board. According to the sto...
by surfingdude
01 Aug 2008 23:19
Forum: History: USA Southwest and Hawaii (Excluding California)
Topic: Rainbow/Flamingo, Las Vegas
Replies: 11
Views: 6652

Re: Rainbow/Flamingo, Las Vegas

that would make sense to me, but I wonder why Safeway was the owner for the land in 1978 and in 2000, it is very strange... Not as strange as you may think. For example, Safeway may have purchased the land sometime prior to 1978 as a comptetitive or defensive move, and changed ther plans later. Luc...
by surfingdude
01 Aug 2008 09:07
Forum: History: USA Southwest and Hawaii (Excluding California)
Topic: Rainbow/Flamingo, Las Vegas
Replies: 11
Views: 6652

Re: Rainbow/Flamingo, Las Vegas

According to my store list dated 3/86, 4120 S. Rainbow was a Lucky. I cannot recall the open date, but judging from the store number, I would guess 1979-81.
by surfingdude
26 Jul 2008 11:18
Forum: History: USA California
Topic: Shopping Bag Food Stores In Southern California
Replies: 48
Views: 38991

Re: Shopping Bag Food Stores In Southern California

RE: 331 N Glendale Ave, Glendale/CALIFORNIA - ALBERTSONS/WHOLE FOODS Albertsons probably sold this location as part of the American Stores merger. I'll have to check my list. That store was not divested due to American Stores merger. It was operated for a year or so after the merger and was closed ...
by surfingdude
21 Jul 2008 23:26
Forum: History: USA California
Topic: Shopping Bag Food Stores In Southern California
Replies: 48
Views: 38991

Re: Shopping Bag Food Stores In Southern California

If you have the time, can you post the Vons locations as well?
by surfingdude
21 Jul 2008 23:17
Forum: History: USA California
Topic: old store brands
Replies: 33
Views: 33160

Re: old store brands

Groceteria: You are correct! The Lucky brand was "Golden Crown". I had to to go to my 1979 Lucky Stores annual report to verify. Some other Lucky private lables (from the 1979 annual report): Stadium Green - Garden Supplies Evr Pure: Pool Chemicals Lenita: Hosiery Hi-flo and Kasco: Automotive Gemton...
by surfingdude
21 Jul 2008 15:51
Forum: History: USA California
Topic: old store brands
Replies: 33
Views: 33160

Re: old store brands

Lucky/Gemco used Hi-Class on pet foods, Brown Derby on beer, Lucky on HBC/OTC and Spirits, Lady Lee on Grocery, Frozen & Deli, LaTortilla on tortillas, and Harvest Day as 2nd label and bread. This was the case unto well into the 90's, when the Lucky name replaced Lady Lee on most items. Harvest Day ...
by surfingdude
12 Feb 2008 17:07
Forum: History: USA Southwest and Hawaii (Excluding California)
Topic: Phoenix Area Gemco stores
Replies: 8
Views: 6734

Re: Phoenix Area Gemco stores

There were nine more stores opened in the old design before the rollout of the new design in 1984/85.
by surfingdude
11 Feb 2008 17:01
Forum: History: USA Southwest and Hawaii (Excluding California)
Topic: Phoenix Area Gemco stores
Replies: 8
Views: 6734

Re: Phoenix Area Gemco stores

The other two Phoenix area stores were located at:
-1815 W. Glendale Avenue, Phoenix
-6719 W. Thomas Road, Phoenix

4320 W. Thunderbird Rd. was retained by Lucky, subsequently used by ASC for back-end accountting and payroll functions.

W. Thomas Road was the newest of the four, opening in late 1982.