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  • Now that the federal government shutdown is over, tourists are once again flocking to famous Bay Area spots like Alcatraz and Muir Woods.
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barack obama, john boehner, republicans, obamacare, health care, congress, government shutdown, furloughs, democrats, alcatraz, news
  • U.S. Navy Blue Angels
  • Grounded by federal cuts and stripped of their $35 million budget, the Navy's Blue Angels flying team looked like they were grounded for good, until Tuesday.
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congress, government shutdown, furloughs, navy, national/world
  • Social Security office sign
  • The impact of the federal government shutdown is lingering across the Bay Area. It could take days before things are back to normal.
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congress, government shutdown, furloughs, mountain view, san jose, NASA, USGS, IRS, south bay news, david louie
  • Social Security office sign
  • The impact of the federal government shutdown is lingering across the Bay Area. It could take days before things are back to normal.
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congress, government shutdown, furloughs, mountain view, san jose, NASA, USGS, IRS, news
  • The Lawrence Livermore Laboratory faces a nearly total closure this week if the partial federal government shutdown continues.
  • As the government shutdown drags on, the ripple effects continue to stretch from Washington to the Bay Area.
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furloughs, lawrence livermore lab, government shutdown, livermore, restaurants, economy, east bay news, david louie
  • The Lawrence Livermore Laboratory faces a nearly total closure this week if the partial federal government shutdown continues.
  • As the government shutdown drags on, the ripple effects continue to stretch from Washington to the Bay Area.
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furloughs, lawrence livermore lab, government shutdown, livermore, restaurants, economy, news
  • A vote in the House on a new Republican plan to reopen the government and avert a financial default has now been postponed.
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barack obama, john boehner, republicans, obamacare, health care, congress, government shutdown, furloughs, democrats, politics
  • Hope for shutdown deal: Reid, McConnell optimistic
  • The Senate's top two leaders raced to reach an agreement Monday that could head off a first-ever U.S. Treasury default.
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barack obama, john boehner, republicans, obamacare, health care, congress, government shutdown, furloughs, democrats, soldiers, news
  • Veterans carry a gate to the White House from a WWII memorial
  • A group of veterans protested outside the White House, over the closure of the World War II Memorial during the shutdown.
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barack obama, john boehner, republicans, obamacare, health care, congress, government shutdown, furloughs, democrats, soldiers, news
  • Capitol Hill clock
  • Senate leaders have taken the helm in the search for a deal to end the partial government shutdown and avert a federal default.
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  • San Francisco's iconic Cliff House restaurant reopened Saturday despite the federal government shutdown.
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barack obama, john boehner, republicans, obamacare, health care, congress, government shutdown, furloughs, democrats, soldiers, politics
  • Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nev. pauses while speaking to reporters outside the White House in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013
  • The Senate has rejected a Democratic effort to extend the government's ability to borrow money through next year.
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barack obama, john boehner, republicans, obamacare, health care, congress, government shutdown, furloughs, democrats, soldiers, politics video
  • Government shutdown protester at the Cliff House in San Francisco
  • The federal government shutdown continues to affect all sorts of services in the Bay Area, leaving a lot of people disappointed.
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barack obama, john boehner, republicans, obamacare, health care, congress, government shutdown, furloughs, democrats, soldiers, politics, lyanne melendez
  • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Army Secretary John McHugh.
  • The Obama administration says a charity will pick up the costs of suspended death benefits payments for the families of fallen troops.
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  • USGS Menlo Park office sign
  • Sunday's quake in the East Bay underscores just one impact of the shutdown -- no one was at the USGS office in Menlo Park.
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  • USGS Menlo Park office sign
  • Sunday's earthquake in the East Bay underscores just one impact of the government shutdown -- no one was at the USGS office.
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government shutdown, furloughs, USGS, lawrence livermore lab, lockheed martin, sunnyvale, uc berkeley, silicon valley, menlo park, peninsula news, david louie
  • Government shutdown sign
  • The House has passed a bill to give 800,000 furloughed federal workers retroactive pay once the government reopens.
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barack obama, republicans, obamacare, health care, health insurance, congress, government shutdown, furloughs, politics video
  • Cal Fire pilots on their own due to shutdown
  • Due to the government shutdown which furloughed the California National Guard, Cal Fire must fight wildfires alone.
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fire safety, fire, cal fire, sonoma county, national guard, furloughs, government shutdown, budget cuts, accuweather
  • Governor Jerry Brown will see an increase of nearly $9,000 after a citizens panel voted Wednesday to restore some of the cuts it made during the recession.
  • State lawmakers will get a pay increase of nearly $5,000 after a citizen's panel voted to restore a pay cut it made to salaries.
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sacramento, furloughs, jerry brown, politics video
  • Coast Guard helicopter
  • The San Francisco Bay will see fewer Coast Guard patrols as sequester cuts start to be felt by Homeland Security.
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san francisco bay, coast guard, congress, furloughs, FAA, republicans, barack obama, white house, budget cuts, san francisco international airport, SFPD, sffd, news
  • Coast Guard helicopter
  • The San Francisco Bay will see fewer Coast Guard patrols as sequester cuts start to be felt by Homeland Security.
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san francisco bay, coast guard, congress, furloughs, FAA, republicans, barack obama, white house, budget cuts, san francisco international airport, SFPD, sffd, san francisco news
  • Furloughs saved money, but cost state too
  • The furloughs saved the state $5 billion over 5 years, but increased vacation and leave time by 50 percent.
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  • In Concord, nearly 400 city workers will have a three day weekend, but instead of relaxing, they're protesting.
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  • In Concord, nearly 400 city workers will have a three day weekend, but instead of relaxing, they're protesting.
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  • Teachers in the San Francisco Unified School District have approved a new contract that includes more than 2 weeks of furlough days.
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furloughs, school cuts, education
  • Oakland administrators are reminding residents that most non-essential city services will be suspended on Monday.
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  • Mount Diablo teach-in
  • Mt. Diablo Unified teachers, students and parents are holding a teach-in on the teachers' first furlough day of the year.
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  • Mount Diablo teach-in
  • Mt. Diablo Unified teachers, students and parents are holding a teach-in on the teachers' first furlough day of the year.
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  • California furloughs
  • The Calif. Supreme Court upheld Gov. Schwarzenegger's order to furlough state workers.
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  • California furloughs
  • The California Supreme Court upheld Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's order to furlough state workers.
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arnold schwarzenegger, furloughs, california supreme court, california news, david louie
  • San Jose Unified takes a furlough week
  • Parents in San Jose have to figure out what to do with their kids next week since the school will have 5 furlough days.
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san jose, furloughs, south bay news, lyanne melendez
  • San Jose Unified takes a furlough week
  • Parents in San Jose have to figure out what to do with their kids next week since the school will have 5 furlough days.
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san jose, school cuts, furloughs, news
  • The CA Supreme Court heard arguments on whether the governor should have the power to issue furloughs.
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arnold schwarzenegger, furloughs, california supreme court, politics, nannette miranda
  • CA Supreme Court hears furlough debate
  • The CA Supreme Court heard arguments on whether the governor should have the power to issue furloughs.
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california budget crisis, furloughs, california supreme court, politics video
  • The Supreme Court of California heard arguments regarding state worker furlough days.
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  • The California Supreme Court is set to grapple at a hearing in San Francisco Wednesday with whether the governor has the power to furlough tens of thousands of state workers in response to the Golden State's budget crisis.
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furloughs, california news
  • All across California, people were either driving up or walking up to DMV offices only to find them closed.
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california budget crisis, furloughs, DMV, arnold schwarzenegger, california news, nannette miranda
  • Demonstrators at San Francisco's Metreon were urging people to boycott 'The Expendables.'
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arnold schwarzenegger, budget cuts, furloughs, protest, san francisco news