Zika Virus Puts Blood Donors In Short Supply Before Usual Summer ShortageBlood centers are ramping up ahead of the usual summer shortage, but the Zika virus is cutting into the usual pool of donors.
Thanksgiving Turkey Shortage Due To Bird FluFresh turkeys may be hard to come by this Thanksgiving due to the bird flu.
Panda Express Replaces Egg With Corn In Fried Rice Recipe After Egg Shortage Pushes Prices HigherAn egg shortage pushing prices higher for restaurants is prompting Panda Express to substitute corn for eggs in their fried rice, and discontinue another menu item.
Overseas Glass Shortage Delaying Construction Of New San Francisco High-Rises Construction of the Bay Area’s newest skyscrapers has been hampered by delays costing millions of dollars. The delays are being blamed on a huge shortage of glass.
Oakland Hotel Room Shortage Could Lead To Construction BoomThere’s a shortage of hotel rooms in Oakland, but that could change if developers get approval for a number of construction projects.
California’s Tomato Harvest Defies Withering Drought Conditions; Breaks RecordsCalifornia farmers produced a record tomato crop this year, even in the face of a withering drought.
Phil Matier: San Francisco Uses Private Ambulances Amid Major Shortages Inundated with calls and facing over one hour response times, San Francisco officials had to turn to private ambulances to help cover the city during the Saturday night of the recent Labor Day weekend.
Gas Prices Soar To Nearly $6 A Gallon After Point Reyes Station AccidentDrivers visiting western Marin County this week should make sure they have plenty of gasoline as damage to a Point Reyes Station gas station has left the area with few places to refuel, the California Highway Patrol said Wednesday.
Oakland Police Officers Burnt Out On Mandatory Overtime As City Reexamines Policy Oakland's police department continues to suffer a shortage of officers which has lead to mandatory overtime, but a city councilwoman says it's leading to burnt-out cops. The city is now expected to review this issue.
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.
Bad Weather Across Country Leaves Bay Area Blood Banks With ShortageBlood 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.
Gov. Brown Declares California Drought Emergency In SF VisitGov. Jerry Brown Friday proclaimed a drought state of emergency in what is expected to be the driest year on record in California.