San Bernardino, California -- Plans are well underway to open two new state-of-the-art "Blue Ribbon" Stater Bros. Supermarkets in California, with one in Covina (Los Angeles County) and the other in Menifee (Riverside County).
"These two stores are a major investment in Southern California, which Stater Bros. has served for over 78 years," stated Jack H. Brown, chairman and CEO of Stater Bros. "We want to thank our loyal customers for making it possible for us to continue to grow and serve even more families year after year."
Stater Bros. has entered into an agreement to occupy the former Albertsons Supermarket in Covina. It will be the 26th Stater Bros. Supermarket in Los Angeles County. The 42,390 sq. ft. supermarket will subsequently undergo a complete remodel and reopen as a "Blue Ribbon" Stater Bros. Supermarket by yearend
In Menifee, Stater Bros. will be building a 44,000-sq.-ft. "Blue Ribbon" Stater Bros. Supermarket. It will be the third location for Stater Bros. in the city of Menifee.