LOS ANGELES — The three chains involved in negotiations with the United Food and Commercial Workers union in Southern California did not present an acceptable contract offer by yesterday’s deadline, leading to a vote over the weekend to authorize a strike, Mike Shimpock, a UFCW spokesman, said in a press conference yesterday. Albertsons workers have already authorized a strike — the vote over the weekend is for Ralphs and Vons workers. Negotiations are expected to continue, Shimpock said. He ...

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