Obama, Edwards Endorse Efforts for Tesco Talks

Senators John Edwards and Barack Obama have endorsed the efforts of a local coalition calling on Tesco to follow through on its promise to open Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Markets in underserved areas — so-called “food deserts” — of Southern California.

LOS ANGELES — Senators John Edwards and Barack Obama have endorsed the efforts of a local coalition calling on Tesco to follow through on its promise to open Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Markets in underserved areas — so-called “food deserts” — of Southern California. Tesco executives said here yesterday they are “actively pursuing” at least 18 stores in those areas, though the most heavily discussed location — at Central Ave. and Adams Blvd. — is part of a major redevelopment whose opening

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