The recent spate of closures and shrinking hours at lots of local pharmacies had some worried this week when the CVS in the University Avenue Target was suddenly shuttered.
Hundreds of CVS pharmacy locations are being closed across the country.
The Walgreens location will close Nov. 10, along with 200 store closures for the chain throughout the country.
Police have arrested three men tied to two robbery cases at the Telegraph Avenue CVS, though a fourth man remains on the loose.
A rendering of the proposed Walgreens on Solano Avenue. Drawing courtesy Charles Kahn Architect A proposed Walgreens on upper Solano Avenue is meeting feisty resistance from neighbors, even before the developer has started the city’s official permit process for the project. About 50 people showed up Thursday, Oct. 24, at an informal public meeting on […]
A new CVS has opened on Telegraph in the space formerly occupied by Andronico’s. Photo: Ted Friedman A new CVS has opened on Telegraph in the space formerly occupied by Andronico’s. Photo: Ted Friedman CVS PHARMACY The CVS pharmacy that has been under construction at 2565 Telegraph Ave., the site of an old Andronico’s, opened its […]
A CVS under construction on Telegraph Avenue, in the former Andronico’s site. Photo: Ted Friedman A CVS under construction on Telegraph Avenue, in the former Andronico’s site. Photo: Ted Friedman Construction workers have been spotted on Telegraph Avenue in the former Andronico’s location north of Derby Street, which is set to feature a CVS store and […]
New on 4th: Convert shoes GREEN SOLES On Fourth Street, the space vacated in January by A La Folie has been snapped up by Convert Shoes. The owners say they opened the store “to give our customers more of what they clearly want — sustainably made shoes that are simply great looking.” Brands include Timberland, Doc Marten, Keds, Seychelles, New […]
SMOKY NO MORE Ken Looney has closed his Looney’s Southern Bar -B-Que at 2190 Bancroft Ave. after five years of operation. He closed it Dec. 11 because he could not come to acceptable terms with the landlord when his lease expired, according to an employee at one of Looney’s Oakland locations. PHARMACY SHUFFLE No official word […]
When the Andronico's on Telegraph closes, city officials are hoping the building's owner will rent to another grocery store City officials are lobbying the owners of the soon-to-be-vacated Andronico’s on Telegraph to rent the building to another grocery chain rather than a pharmacy. Mayor Tom Bates sent a letter on Dec. 1 to the Conference […]
This Walgreens on Shattuck is moving within two blocks of a CVS store [This story was updated on 4/19/11.] As the retail war between CVS and Walgreens heats up in Berkeley, Mayor Tom Bates is calling for a new law that prohibits any new pharmacy from locating within 1,000 feet of another pharmacy. Bates will […]