February 4, 2023
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Fresh selection: Low-priced grocers move in to region


The recently opened Fresh & Easy grocery store on Milpas Street in Santa Barbara. (Alex Drysdale photo) Grocery stores catering to belt-tightening consumers are flooding into the Tri-Counties. On July 25, big-box retailer Walmart said it is opening two Neighborhood Market stores in Santa Maria, one near its existing Walmart store. The stand-alone grocery stores…


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