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Muni To Shut Down Subway Service Every Night To Upgrade Equipment Downtown

Downtown subway service on all light-rail lines will shut down early every night from Friday July 31 until January 2016 to allow for upgrades to radio and emergency communications systems, according to the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency.

07/21/2015

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Text Message Code Discovered That Will Shut Down Your iPhone

The message, revealed on Reddit late Tuesday, seems to exploit an inability of the app’s preview feature to correctly render the characters, which are not the standard alphanumerics or emoticons one typically texts. After repeated attempts, the app crashes, leaving the user unable to send or receive texts as usual.

05/27/2015

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Golden Gate Bridge Approach To Shut Down At End Of Month

The primary connector from downtown San Francisco to the Golden Gate bridge will shut down for a long weekend at the end of the month, leaving drivers to look for other options or avoid the city entirely.

05/12/2015

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3-Day Partial Closure Of San Francisco’s Van Ness Avenue Begins Friday Night

Officials are warning to avoid a stretch of Van Ness Ave. in San Francisco this weekend because of a partial closure to construct a new pedestrian tunnel.

04/10/2015

Zipper truck preparing for construction of a movable median on the Golden Gate Bridge (photo credit: Anna Duckworth, KCBS)

‘Zipper’ Trucks Arrive, Ready For This Weekend’s 52-Hour Golden Gate Bridge Shutdown

Two “zipper” trucks have arrived and are set to do some heavy lifting for this weekend’s 52-hour Golden Gate Bridge shutdown for the installation of moveable median barriers.

01/06/2015

Artist rendition of the BART Oakland Airport Connector. (BART)

Electrical Issue Prompted Temporary Shutdown Of BART’s Oakland Airport Connector Sunday Night

BART’s Oakland Airport Connector shutdown for the second time in just a few days when an electrical issue prompted officials to close the tracks for about 20 minutes Sunday night.

12/15/2014

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Berkeley City Council Meeting Postponed Following 3 Nights Of Protest

Following three consecutive nights of protest, Berkeley city officials have canceled Tuesday night’s regularly scheduled city council meeting.

12/09/2014

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Sacramento Casino Shutdown For Not Paying Customers’ Winnings

State officials have shut down a Sacramento casino after it allegedly failed to pay off tens of thousands in winnings it owed customers.

11/04/2014

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

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