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A bicyclist rides over a bridge in the Yosemite Valley (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Obama Administration Says Government Shutdown Cost National Parks At Least $414M

The Obama administration says the government shutdown last fall resulted in nearly 8 million fewer visitors to national parks, costing the parks and surrounding communities an estimated $414 million in lost visitor spending.

03/03/2014

A sale pending sign stands in front of a home for sale in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

ConsumerWatch: Bay Area Home Sellers, Buyers Stalled By Washington Shutdown

Sellers across California have been holding the door open, hoping to cash in on double digit increases in home prices, and a surplus of buyers motivated by low interest rates. But, the stalemate in Washington is stalling home sales in the Bay Area.

10/10/2013

Power Outage

California Utilities Increasingly Vulnerable To Cyber Attacks

California utility officials are warning that hackers are increasingly targeting utilities with cyber attacks that could leave millions of people without electricity, water and other vital services.

03/16/2013

Striking workers at the Port of Oakland. (CBS)

1-Day Strike Disrupts Activity At Port Of Oakland

Port spokesman Isaac Kos-Read said the workers were preventing trucks from entering the facility Tuesday morning. Longshoremen were also being kept from their jobs.

11/20/2012

Fire damage near the West Oakland BART Station (CBS)

BART Shutdown Occurs As Bay Area Officials Prepared For Emergency Drill

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission was running an emergency drill Thursday morning when they got the call about the fire near the West Oakland BART station.

06/14/2012

Muni replaces rails for the N-Judah and J-Church lines. (CBS)

N-Judah And J-Church Muni Lines Fully Reopened After Construction

The shutdown allowed the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency to complete track and street improvements in the areas of Church and Duboce streets and Carl Street.

06/04/2012

Muni logo

Construction To Disrupt N Judah, J Church Muni Lines For More Than A Week

Muni service on the N Judah and J Church lines will be disrupted for nine days because of construction work that begins Friday, according to San Francisco Municipal Railway officials.

05/23/2012

Golden Gate Bridge

Contract Battle Sets Up Possible ‘Occupy’ Shutdown Attempt On Golden Gate Bridge

Unions are calling for a mass rally and action next Tuesday, the same day as the mass actions being called by local Occupy movement organizers.

04/25/2012

Security officers at San Francisco International Airport (David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

Sacramento Airport Metal Detector Left Unattended; Terminal Shut Down Temporarily

Federal transportation officials have removed two officers from screening duties at Sacramento International Airport after a metal detector was left unattended and five people were suspected of going through unscreened.

02/25/2012

Protesters block a truck from entering the Port of Oakland on December 12, 2011 in Oakland. (Kimberly White/Getty Images)

Port Of Oakland Resumes Business After Occupy Disruptions

Operations were returning to normal at the Port of Oakland Tuesday morning after a daylong port blockade along the West Coast, port officials said.

12/13/2011

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