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Sequestration

Employment Development Department, Jobless, Unemployment, Jobs

State Unemployment Agency Facing Its Own Job Cuts

The state Employment Development Department plans to begin cutting staff to address declining funding from the federal unemployment insurance program.

08/27/2013

(Department of Commerce)

Sequester Could Scuttle Plans For Permanent Silicon Valley Patent Office

The federal government this week stopped shopping for office space to house a permanent Silicon Valley branch of the US Patent and Trademark Office because of sequestration budget cuts.

07/10/2013

technology, generic

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

NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View (NASA)

NASA Head Envisions Bright Future For Ames Research Center In Mountain View

The Ames Research Center will play an important role in the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s future, despite sequestration cuts that have impacted some day to day operations recently, said NASA Administrator Charles Bolden.

05/24/2013

San Francisco International Airport. (CBS)

SFO Passengers Facing Delays Over Air Traffic Controller Cuts

Some fliers headed to Los Angeles International Airport, and other destinations were met with long delays on the first day of staffing cuts for air traffic controllers because of government spending reductions.

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

An airplane lands at nightfall. (CBS)

FAA To Close 11 California Control Towers

Eleven air traffic control towers at small airports throughout California are on the Federal Aviation Administration’s list of nationwide facilities to be closed next month due to spending cuts.

03/22/2013

(University of San Francisco)

UCSF Projects $28M In Research Fund Losses This Year From Sequester

UCSF is the largest public recipient of National Institutes of Health funding nationwide, but they project a loss of $28 million in funding this year due to the recent sequestration.

03/08/2013

California State Capitol

Sequestration To Have Limited Immediate Impact On California

Federal spending cuts are expected to dampen California’s economic recovery at a time when a housing rebound and job growth are gaining traction. But the immediate effect may not prove detrimental to the state’s economy.

02/27/2013

10/07/2012, San Francisco (USA,CA), 34th America's Cup, America's Cup World Series  San Francisco 2012 October - Race Day 2(credit: CBS 5)

SF Supes Respond To Dismal Report On Future Of Blue Angels, Fleet Week

Two San Francisco supervisors, with two very different viewpoints, are offering an early response to a published report suggesting that federal budget woes could spell the end of San Francisco’s Fleet Week.

02/18/2013

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