PLEASANTON, Calif. — Safeway was putting out fires on two fronts this week — saying it is reviewing the suspension of an employee who stopped a male customer from kicking his pregnant girlfriend and, separately, issuing a statement from its general counsel apologizing for a joke he made at the chain's annual meeting last week. Customers reportedly picketed Sunday at the store in Del Rey Oaks, in Northern California, where the suspended employee, Ryan Young, worked as a ...

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