Smith's Food and Drug Centers Inc. has selected the locations where it will build supermarkets in Covina, Fontana and Fullerton, Calif.

The company will enter the California market this fall with the opening of nine stores in Oxnard, Rialto, Arleta, Lancaster, La Puente, Moreno Valley, Riverside, Torrance and Yorba Linda.In addition to a full selection of food items and a wide assortment of non-food and drug items, Smith's will have full-service banks, dry cleaners, video shops, take-out Chinese food outlets, photo processing centers, cosmetics boutiques and local even ticket sales.