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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Bay Area Woman Dies From Overdose at Coachella Festival

Bay Area Woman Dies From Overdose at Coachella Festival

A 24-year-old Bay Area woman hospitalized after attending the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival last weekend died of an apparent overdose of illicit drugs and alcohol, according to the Riverside...

CHP Seeks Witnesses In Hit-And-Run Collision Involving Officer

CHP Seeks Witnesses In Hit-And-Run Collision Involving Officer

A California Highway Patrol officer is recovering today after being struck by a hit-and-run driver on U.S. Highway 101 in San Jose on Friday night.

Body Found in Water Following Boat Crash Near Brentwood

Body Found in Water Following Boat Crash Near Brentwood

Crews who were searching for a missing man near Brentwood following a boat crash said they have found a body in the water, the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office said.

Officer Injured In Crash With Suspect Car Linked To Armed Robbery

Officer Injured In Crash With Suspect Car Linked To Armed Robbery

A police officer is in the hospital after being injured in a crash in San Francisco's Richmond district involving a car driven by armed robbery suspects, a police spokeswoman said.

Danger on Mt. Tam: 2 Hikers Found Dead Just Days Apart

Danger on Mt. Tam: 2 Hikers Found Dead Just Days Apart

Mount Tam hikers said while visitors can and should enjoy the beauty of Mount Tam, they should never forget to respect it.

Brentwood Police Looking For Suspects In Armed Robbery Spree

Brentwood Police Looking For Suspects In Armed Robbery Spree

Police are attempting to locate multiple suspects in connection with a string of armed robberies in Brentwood on Thursday night, a police sergeant said.