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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Crash-And-Grab at Audio Store in Nob Hill

Crash-And-Grab at Audio Store in Nob Hill

In yet another smash-and-grab, or rather, crash-and-grab, robbery in San Francisco, a vehicle backed into a high-end audio visual store in Nob Hill, and the thief or thieves made off with about $100,000 of...

SJ Rolls Out Changes to Willow Glen Road to Improve Safety

SJ Rolls Out Changes to Willow Glen Road to Improve Safety

San Jose city officials on Friday surprisingly put in effect road changes along Lincoln Avenue in the Willow Glen neighborhood.

BART Riders, Patrons Possibly Exposed to Measles

BART Riders, Patrons Possibly Exposed to Measles

Officials in Northern California warn Bay Area Rapid Transit commuters for a second time this month that they may have been exposed to measles. At least 1,500 BART riders could have been exposed to measles on...

Bay Area Residents in High-Speed Chase Linked to Denver Robbery

Bay Area Residents in High-Speed Chase Linked to Denver Robbery

Federal officials announced Friday that five Bay Area residents arrested in a high-speed chase from Sacramento to Martinez were also wanted for a robbery at a Denver jewelry store earlier in the week.

Googleplex Expansion Causing Excitement, Worry

Googleplex Expansion Causing Excitement, Worry

New expansion plans for Google headquarters, known as the Googleplex, has the city of Mountain View in a tough position as city leaders try to accommodate their biggest corporate taxpayer and their non-Google...

SFPD Kill Suspected Bike Robber Armed With Knife: Chief

SFPD Kill Suspected Bike Robber Armed With Knife: Chief

An alleged robbery suspect armed with a knife who was trying to steal someone's bicycle was fatally shot by plainclothes San Francisco police officers late Thursday night.