Coverage of the stalemate in Congress that forced the U.S. government to a standstill

Friday, Oct 18, 2013 at 03:20 PM PDT

Alcatraz Cruises Loses $3M, Thanks to Gov't Shutdown

Alcatraz Cruises Loses $3M, Thanks to Gov't Shutdown

During the nearly 17 days Alcatraz Island was closed to the public, $3 million in tickets had to be refunded or rescheduled.

Friday, Oct 18, 2013 at 04:14 AM PDT

The Nation Returns to Normal After Shutdown

The Nation Returns to Normal After Shutdown

Life began to return to normal as the federal government reopened its doors after the 16-day partial shutdown that culminated in a late-night rush to pass a bill and avoid a default on the nation's debt. Federal

Thursday, Oct 17, 2013 at 08:55 PM PDT

Federal Employees Head Back to Work as Shutdown Ends

Federal Employees Head Back to Work as Shutdown Ends

Hundreds of thousands of furloughed workers were ordered back on the job Thursday after Congress ended the 16-day government shutdown with a last-minute deal that also averted a debt default.

Friday, Oct 18, 2013 at 05:23 AM PDT

What You Could Buy with the $24B the Shutdown Cost

What You Could Buy with the $24B the Shutdown Cost

What's the cost of a shutdown? That's still unclear, but the number will reach into the billions.

Thursday, Oct 17, 2013 at 08:40 PM PDT

Billions in New Spending Added to Debt Bill

Thursday, Oct 17, 2013 at 06:43 PM PDT

Oldest U.S. Park Ranger "Delighted" Furlough Over

Oldest U.S. Park Ranger "Delighted" Furlough Over

The nation's oldest U.S. park ranger said she was "absolutely delighted" to return to work after being furloughed during the government shutdown.

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Pier 14 Shooting Suspect Will Stand Trial on Murder Charge

Pier 14 Shooting Suspect Will Stand Trial on Murder Charge

A judge has ruled that a man at the center of the national immigration debate will stand trial on a murder charge in the shooting death of a young San Francisco woman.

Family, Community to Rally After Jail Inmate's Death

Family, Community to Rally After Jail Inmate's Death

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Jobseekers Warn of Fake Resumes from Fremont Staffing Firm

Jobseekers Warn of Fake Resumes from Fremont Staffing Firm

Two former trainees of Fremont-based Beta Soft Systems say the staffing company handed them resumes with fabricated skills and work experience and instructed them to lie to prospective employers in job...

Gov. Brown's Highway Plan Includes $65 Driver Fee

Gov. Brown's Highway Plan Includes $65 Driver Fee

More than two months after calling a special session to address California's transportation funding backlog, Gov. Jerry Brown has begun circulating a list of administration proposals on how to pay for it...

Dog Dies After Swimming in Russian River

Dog Dies After Swimming in Russian River

One of the North Bay's holiday hot spots could be off limits this Labor Day weekend because of lethal algae.

Brush Fire Burns Off I-280 Near Highway 92 Interchange

Brush Fire Burns Off I-280 Near Highway 92 Interchange

Two lanes of northbound I-280 were shut down Friday morning so crews could battle a brush fire burning near the Crystal Springs Reservoir and Highway 92 interchange.