If the county approves, this is how Rancho Murieta's new supermarket will look, Raley's announced Tuesday. And it won't be a Raley's; it will be a Bel Air, the company said. Click for larger image.
After a summer of rumors, Rancho Murieta was within a couple of signatures of having Plaza Foods reopened by an Ione supermarket operator, but he’s walking away from the near-final deal after a meeting Tuesday with Raley’s convinced him the supermarket chain is serious about opening its new store across the street within a year. Also, Raley’s said on Tuesday that it’s interested in trying to launch an interim store in Rancho Murieta – perhaps in Plaza Foods – until its new store is open. Raley’s said the new store will be a Bel Air and it has shared building drawings. Read more » about One supermarket possibility dies, one is born