A lot of people may not realize that San Jose is actually the most populous city in the Bay Area. The South Bay is considerably different from the more northerly parts of the region–much more suburban and car-oriented–and it has been home to a very competitive retail environment, especially since it’s rapid growth began in the 1960s.
In This Section:
- San Jose Chain Grocery/Supermarket Locations, 1925-1979
- San Jose Suburban Chain Grocers/Supermarket Locations, 1925-1979
- Palo Alto/Menlo Park Chain Grocers/Supermarket Locations, 1925-1979