No Air Show For Fleet Week In San Francisco After Federal Budget CutsFleet 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.
Supervisor, Administrator Clash Over Future Of SF Housing AuthoritySan Francisco Supervisor David Campos is calling for the creation of a public housing collaborative in the wake of a scathing audit of the city's housing authority, but others think any money should go to the units themselves.
Sequestration Cuts Put Permanent Silicon Valley U.S. Patent Office On HoldAccording 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.
Phil Matier: Bay Area Lawmaker Concerned About Coast Guard Cutting Bridge PatrolsEast Bay Congressman Eric Swalwell said he's tired of the "whack-a-mole" approaching to trying to fix the budget.
Sequester Cuts May Impact Access To East Bay Historical SitesBudget cuts related to the federal sequester are impacting some National Park Service sites in the East Bay, which could lead to less public access.
Bay Area Airports Report Few Delays Amid FAA FurloughRegional 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.
Silicon Valley Housing Advocates Speak Out Against Section 8 Sequester CutsAffordable housing advocates held a protest outside the Santa Clara County Housing Authority on Tuesday over proposed cuts to Section 8 housing vouchers.
Contra Costa Meals On Wheels Facing Cuts, May Drop 200 SeniorsMeals 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.
San Francisco Cuts Back Fleet Week Plans After Blue Angels CancellationSan 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.
Sequestration Cuts Cancel Navy Blue Angels ShowsThe Navy has cancelled the remaining 2013 performances of its precision flying team, the Blue Angels, one of the most visible signs yet of sequestration cuts.
FAA To Close 11 California Control TowersEleven 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.
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.
Sequestration To Have Limited Immediate Impact On CaliforniaFederal 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.
Looming Budget Cuts May Cause Long Bay Area Flight Delays With a possible federal budget sequestration looming on March 1, the Federal Aviation Administration could close several Bay Area air traffic control towers and flights into major airports like San Francisco’s could face delays of up to 90 minutes.
Federal Budget Sequester Could Cut $88M From California SchoolsThe White House has been warning of dire consequences for California if automatic “sequester” cuts in federal spending take effect, as scheduled, on Friday, March 1st.