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

Thursday, Oct 17, 2013 at 01:39 PM PDT

Obama to GOP: Want Change? "Win an Election"

Obama to GOP: Want Change? "Win an Election"

President Obama said "there are no winners here" after lawmakers reached a last-minute agreement to reopen the government after a 16-day shutdown and avert default. The fiscal showdowns had inflicted "completely...

Thursday, Oct 17, 2013 at 05:46 AM PDT

Alcatraz, Yosemite, Muir Woods Open After Shutdown

Alcatraz, Yosemite, Muir Woods Open After Shutdown

For the first time in more than two weeks, Bay Area residents and tourists will be able to return to Alcatraz, Muir Woods and parts of the Golden Gate Park Recreation area that were closed due to the...

Thursday, Oct 17, 2013 at 10:12 AM PDT

Memorials, Museums Reopen After Shutdown

Memorials, Museums Reopen After Shutdown

After the 16-day government shutdown, parks and museums closed during the government shutdown will reopen. All national parks -- from Yosemite to Shenandoah National Park -- will reopen

Thursday, Oct 17, 2013 at 04:33 AM PDT

Relief From World As U.S. Avoids Debt Default

Relief From World As U.S. Avoids Debt Default

The world breathed a collective sigh of relief at the end of the shutdown and debt limit crisis, with Asian stock markets rising following the deal. The debt impasse had rattled global markets and threatened the...

Thursday, Oct 17, 2013 at 06:31 AM PDT

No Winners: How Fiscal Showdown Will Affect Key Players

No Winners: How Fiscal Showdown Will Affect Key Players

None of the politicians in Washington really came out of the government shutdown stalemate looking particularly good, but here's how the now-resolved standoff is likely to affect key players moving forward.

Thursday, Oct 17, 2013 at 06:21 AM PDT

Obama Signs Bill Ending Fiscal Crisis -- For Now

Obama Signs Bill Ending Fiscal Crisis -- For Now

President Barack Obama signed a bill early Thursday ending the 16-day partial government shutdown and raising the nation's debt limit after Congress passed a last-minute bipartisan deal just hours...

Friday, Oct 18, 2013 at 05:52 AM PDT

Next for Federal Workers: "Not Buying a Damn Thing"

Next for Federal Workers: "Not Buying a Damn Thing"

Now that the government shutdown has ended, thousands of furloughed workers returned to their jobs – and their paychecks. Many say they're looking to save more money in case the Senate's proposal, which...

Wednesday, Oct 16, 2013 at 09:10 AM PDT

Deadline Looms: Live Blogging the Debt Crisis

Deadline Looms: Live Blogging the Debt Crisis

The nation is just hours away from a crucial default deadline, and Washington remains muddled in a risky legislative process that has the world holding its collective breath. Watch here for live updates, photos...

Tuesday, Oct 14, 2014 at 02:37 PM PDT

Shutdown Puts Marine Corps Marathon in Jeopardy

Shutdown Puts Marine Corps Marathon in Jeopardy

The Marine Corps Marathon is in jeopardy of cancellation if the government shutdown is not resolved this week, marathon director Rick Nealis confirmed. MCM targeted Saturday as the date to notify runners of the...

Tuesday, Oct 15, 2013 at 07:04 AM PDT

6,000 Livermore Lab Workers Face Possible Furlough

6,000 Livermore Lab Workers Face Possible Furlough

The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and other Bay Area-based national research institutions face a nearly total closure this week if the partial federal government shutdown continues.

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Caught on Cam: SF Tour Guide Goes On Racist Rant

Caught on Cam: SF Tour Guide Goes On Racist Rant

A San Francisco tour guide was caught on video as she went off on a racist rant about Chinatown as the sightseeing bus drove through the neighborhood, prompting an apology from the sightseeing company.

CHP Officer Suspected of Forwarding Nude Photos: Report

CHP Officer Suspected of Forwarding Nude Photos: Report

Court documents show a California Highway Patrol officer is suspected of secretly sending nude photos of a DUI suspect from her cellphone to his own phone.

Woman Named Isis Faces Backlash Over Name

Woman Named Isis Faces Backlash Over Name

As the Islamic state of Iraq and Syria, otherwise known as ISIS, continues to terrorize the Middle East, a California woman says she is facing backlash of their ruthless actions. That's because her name...

Armed Couple Robs Jeweler, Steals 25 Luxury Watches

Armed Couple Robs Jeweler, Steals 25 Luxury Watches

Palo Alto police are looking for a man and woman who robbed a jewelry store at Stanford Shopping Center at gunpoint Wednesday afternoon, escaping with 25 high-end wristwatches.

"Bay Lights" Supporters Seek to Keep Bay Bridge Light Display

"Bay Lights" Supporters Seek to Keep Bay Bridge Light Display

It's going to take $4 million to keep a constantly changing light display on the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge made up of 25,000 LED lights from ending its two-year run early next year.

San Francisco Jail Inmates Get Computer Tablets

San Francisco Jail Inmates Get Computer Tablets

Some San Francisco jail inmates are now in possession of computer tablets they can use to do homework, read novels and prepare for their criminal cases.