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The Shutdown’s Over, and Yosemite’s Open Again

October 16, 2013 | 9:42 pm

The Shutdown’s Over, and Yosemite’s Open Again

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No sooner had Congress voted to end the shutdown than the iconic national park announced it was open.

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Government Shutdown Fallout: Furloughs Hit Bay Area Labs

October 15, 2013 | 7:18 pm

Government Shutdown Fallout: Furloughs Hit Bay Area Labs

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About 5,500 Lawrence Livermore National Lab employees are being sent home indefinitely because the government shutdown has not been resolved.

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Yosemite Closure Hits Tuolumne County Hard

October 13, 2013 | 9:00 am

Yosemite Closure Hits Tuolumne County Hard

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District is represented by Republican Tom McClintock, who had called for government shutdown

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News Pix: Government Shutdown Kills Bay Area Fun; California Health Exchange Kicks Off

October 4, 2013 | 2:50 pm

News Pix: Government Shutdown Kills Bay Area Fun; California Health Exchange Kicks Off

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Tourists are shut out of popular attractions. Meantime, the state begins signing up Obamacare customers.

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Some Things Stay Above the Government Shutdown Fray

October 3, 2013 | 8:58 am

Some Things Stay Above the Government Shutdown Fray

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Closure of federal services is bad. But in space, the sound of earthly controversy doesn’t carry far.

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Obamacare Day 1: A Roundup

October 1, 2013 | 8:00 pm

Obamacare Day 1: A Roundup

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What Californians need to know about the rollout of the new federal health care law.

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Already Weary of the Government Shutdown? Here’s Comic Relief

October 1, 2013 | 9:39 am

Already Weary of the Government Shutdown? Here’s Comic Relief

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A brief respite from the grim reality of mass furloughs and the closure of important programs.

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The Government Shutdown: What It Looks Like

October 1, 2013 | 8:30 am

The Government Shutdown: What It Looks Like

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Large parts of the federal government have shut down. Here’s what the situation looks like today.

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Looming Government Shutdown: Live Coverage; What Stays Open?

April 8, 2011 | 9:00 am

Looming Government Shutdown: Live Coverage; What Stays Open?

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If Democrats and Republicans can’t forge a deal tout suite, at midnight the entire federal government turns into an unfunded pumpkin. You can follow the negotiations — and posturing — in Washington live on CSPAN and on NPR. PBS NewsHour is streaming the Senate debate live. (Here’s a list of resources to help you navigate […]

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