LOS ANGELES -- Smart & Final here said last week energy costs continue to increase, though problems resulting from energy shortages have not been as devastating as anticipated because of conservation measures by the company and state of California, combined with milder weather patterns. Ross Roeder, chairman and chief executive officer, said the company's energy costs rose $500,000 during the second quarter and are likely to increase by a total of $2 million for the year. "But we expect ...

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