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Sonoma County Suffering Driest February in 120 Years

One of the largest wine-producing regions in the nation is on the verge of declaring a water emergency.

02/24/2014

A donor gives blood. (CBS)

Bad Weather Across Country Leaves Bay Area Blood Banks With Shortage

Blood Centers of the Pacific officials said this week that bad weather across the country and heavy use at local hospitals are creating a critical blood shortage in the Bay Area.

01/30/2014

A sign on a farm trailer reading 'Food grows where water flows,' hangs over dry, cracked mud at the edge of a farm April 16, 2009 near Buttonwillow, California. Central Valley farmers and farm workers are suffering through the third year of the worsening California drought with extreme water shortages and job losses. The office of California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger predicts Central Valley farm losses of $325 million to $477 million and total losses for crop production and related business to be between $440 and $644 million. Central Valley is expected to lose 16,200 to 23,700 full-time jobs and food prices are expected to rise nationwide. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Gov. Brown Declares California Drought Emergency In SF Visit

Gov. Jerry Brown Friday proclaimed a drought state of emergency in what is expected to be the driest year on record in California.

01/17/2014

The San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge is illuminated with artist Leo Villareal's Bay Lights sculpture on March 5, 2013 in San Francisco. (Stephen Lam/Getty Images)

Bay Bridge Light Display Goes On The Blink

The new $8 million light show on the Western Span of the Bay Bridge is having problems less than three months after the switch was flipped on.

06/03/2013

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Doctors Say California To Face Care Shortage Following Reform

Millions of Californians who don’t have medical insurance will within two years, now that the Supreme Court has upheld President Barack Obama’s health care reform law.

06/29/2012

A donor gives blood. (CBS)

Red Cross Calls On Bay Area Residents To Donate Blood

The American Red Cross is especially looking for four blood types: O+, O-, A- and B-, all of which are at critically low levels.

06/12/2012

Training at the Police Academy. (SFPD)

San Francisco Supervisors Want To Restore Police Academy Classes

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors is looking at restoring police academy classes to help with an expected shortage of officers in the coming years.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/28/2011

San Francisco Muni Metro light rail train car at Folsom Street station (AP)

San Francisco Muni Operating Under Severe Lack Of Train Operators

San Francisco Muni is struggling with a shortage of light rail drivers and passengers are starting to feel the effects, but the transit agency has said that help is on the way.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/05/2011

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Silicon Valley Computer Engineers In Demand

SAN JOSE (CBS 5) — A shortage of talented engineers is driving up engineering salaries in Silicon Valley. Experts said the shortage has been created in part by the explosive growth of companies like Facebook […]

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