Jimenez had one good and one bad inning to start the season. The Giants love his stuff, but he was not able to throw his fastball and curveball consistently for strikes. Under Rule 5, if he clears waivers, the Giants must offer him back to the Blue Jays, who instead could work out a deal that lets the Giants keep him. … [Read more...] about Giants cut outfielders Davis, McCarthy, add Duggar amid wholesale roster shift
The report alarmed traders in the wholesale spot market, where gasoline is sold in bulk for immediate delivery. They started bidding up the wholesale price of gasoline in Southern California, where supplies had been tight since part of an Exxon Mobil refinery near Los Angeles exploded in February. Retail prices at gas stations quickly followed. … [Read more...] about Gas prices continue to surge in L.A. but barely budge in S.F.
Krouse said he would consider not buying from Young’s, but that it would be difficult to stop carrying certain products like Fernet Branca. Madrone Art Bar goes through at least five cases a month of the bitter Italian digestif. Krouse already had to raise the price of a Fernet shot to $8 a few months ago, and he does not want to increase it further. “Fernet is something I really try to keep on the low end, because it’s a big service industry drink,” he said. … [Read more...] about Higher bar bills in SF? Liquor distributor cites Prop. C as it raises prices
In particular, the turnaround time for shrink-sleeve cans, in which plastic labels are shrink-wrapped onto containers, has grown to 4 to 5 weeks from 4 to 5 days and the printed cans have doubled in price, said Chad Heath, vice president of sales and marketing for Karl Strauss Brewing, the 31-year-old San Diego brewery known for beers such as Red Trolley Ale and Boat Shoes Hazy IPA. … [Read more...] about A can shortage means it may be harder to find your favorite beer
The report does not argue that Exxon and Chevron conspired with each other. But each company’s actions kept gasoline supplies short in California and boosted prices, according to the report. Although Exxon bought gasoline from other California refineries to make up for the lost production in Torrance, the lack of imports helped keep the state’s gas prices high. … [Read more...] about Oil firms kept state’s gas supply tight to hike price, group says