COVID-19 Surge: Bay Area Hospitals Facing Critical Shortage Of Nurses, Medical ProfessionalsAs the winter coronavirus surge puts increasing pressure on California's healthcare system, the state is now worried about a possible shortage of medical professionals.
Patio Heaters Are Latest Pandemic Necessity In Short SupplyMajor retailers across the nation are running out simple patio heaters. The popular Pastime Ace Hardware in El Cerrito is completely sold out. Manager, Jeffrey Pryde says it’s due to restaurants.
Coronavirus Update: California Ranchers Say Pandemic Straining Processing, Distribution Of BeefCalifornia is not likely to suffer a beef shortage as a result of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic but the industry's processing plants and distribution chain are already heavily strained, a group of cattle ranchers and grocers said Wednesday.
Tech Worker Crowdfunds, Buys Thousands Of KN95 Masks From China For CA HospitalsMark Linsey raised $130,000 and purchased 60,000 KN95 masks from China. The KN95 masks are almost identical to the N95 s and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has authorized their use.
Stanford: Severe Shortage Of Type O Blood Prompts Plea For DonationsSaying supplies of Type O blood and blood products are critically low, officials at the Stanford Blood Center are appealing for donations of both O Positive and O Negative.
South Bay Mushroom Farmers Struggle To Fill JobsWhile the handful of farmers in the South Bay still in the business of growing mushrooms are producing tons of the edible fungi, they’re faced with the problem of not having enough people to pick the crops.
Holy Guacamole! Avocado Shortage Makes Prices Soar This Cinco De MayoGuacamole lovers could suffer sticker shock this Cinco de Mayo. An avocado shortage has pushed prices to record highs.
Lettuce Shortage Hits Bay Area Grocery StoresShoppers who are a big fans of salads, BLTs, or anything avocado are not going to be a fan of the latest news on fresh vegetable prices.
Avocado Shortage Sends Prices SoaringIf you are a guacamole lover, be prepared to dip deeper into your wallet as the price of avocado is skyrocketing.
Nationwide Teacher Shortage Leaves States Looking To Fill Thousands Of PositionsSchool districts around the country are looking to fill teaching positions as a shortage lingers well into the start of a new year.
iPhone 7 Shortage Piques Interest On Wall StreetFans searching for Apple’s (AAPL) iPhone 7 Plus will need not only $770 but patience, given the model is sold out globally. While that might disappoint consumers, Wall Street is getting interested.