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U.S. Navy Blue Angels in San Francisco (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Blue Angels To Return For 2014 San Francisco Fleet Week

The Blue Angels air show is set to return to San Francisco next year as part of the city’s annual Fleet Week celebration, U.S. Navy officials announced.

10/22/2013

A U.S. Navy Blue Angels F/A-18 Hornet piloted by U.S. Marine Corps Major Nathan Miller flies past the San Francisco skyline during a practice flight ahead of the Fleet Week performance October 8, 2009 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

No Air Show For Fleet Week In San Francisco After Federal Budget Cuts

Fleet Week is still happening in San Francisco next week, but it will be a much quieter affair and there will be no air show or ship parade—both of which were canceled because of federal budget cuts.

10/03/2013

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Sequestration Cuts Put Permanent Silicon Valley U.S. Patent Office On Hold

According to a report published Monday in the Silicon Valley Business Journal, the General Services Administration advised prospective landlords in late May that the process might be delayed, for an undetermined length of time, because of the sequester-related budget cuts to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

06/04/2013

Coast Guard crew members aboard a HH-65C Dolphin helicopter. (U.S. Coast Guard via Getty Images)

Phil Matier: Bay Area Lawmaker Concerned About Coast Guard Cutting Bridge Patrols

East Bay Congressman Eric Swalwell said he’s tired of the “whack-a-mole” approaching to trying to fix the budget.

05/01/2013

San Francisco International Airport. (CBS)

Congress Votes To End Air Traffic Controller Furloughs As Delays Begin At SFO

Furlough-related flight delays began at San Francisco International Airport Friday morning, airport officials said, on the same day Congress moved to end furloughs of air traffic controllers.

04/26/2013

A woman looks at an exhibit in Richmond's 'Rosie The Riveter' Visitor's Center.

Sequester Cuts May Impact Access To East Bay Historical Sites

Budget cuts related to the federal sequester are impacting some National Park Service sites in the East Bay, which could lead to less public access.

04/25/2013

San Francisco International Airport. (CBS)

Bay Area Airports Report Few Delays Amid FAA Furlough

Regional air traffic moved smoothly with minimal delays at the three Bay Area international airports Wednesday, despite the Federal Aviation Administration’s imposed furlough on the nation’s air traffic controllers.

04/24/2013

A sign advertising an apartment for rent is displayed in a window in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Silicon Valley Housing Advocates Speak Out Against Section 8 Sequester Cuts

Affordable housing advocates held a protest outside the Santa Clara County Housing Authority on Tuesday over proposed cuts to Section 8 housing vouchers.

04/23/2013

Meals on Wheels volunteer driver delivers a meal  to a customer

Contra Costa Meals On Wheels Facing Cuts, May Drop 200 Seniors

Meals on Wheels of Contra Costa launched an urgent appeal for more donations Monday, saying that a funding shortage could force it to drop 200 people from its roster of 1,200 seniors receiving home-delivered meals.

04/22/2013

U.S. Navy Blue Angels F/A-18 Hornets pass over the Golden Gate Bridge during a practice performance ahead of the Fleet Week air show in San Francisco (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Cuts Back Fleet Week Plans After Blue Angels Cancellation

San Francisco Fleet Week officials were scaling back plans for the October event after the U.S. Navy announced Tuesday that the Blue Angels air show has been canceled.

04/10/2013

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