Blue Angels To Return For 2014 San Francisco Fleet WeekThe 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.
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.
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.
Congress Votes To End Air Traffic Controller Furloughs As Delays Begin At SFOFurlough-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.
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.
SF Supervisor Calls For Restoration Of HIV/AIDS Funding After SequesterSan Francisco Supervisor Scott Wiener called for a restoration in cuts to critical health programs that identify and treat people with HIV and AIDS.
Opinion: Elections Have ConsequencesThe day after the voters spoke in our democracy, Republicans sought to set aside the results and focus on winning next time. It is not just a losing proposition for Republicans, it is a losing proposition for America.
Opinion: Four More Years Of GridlockEven the most liberal of Democrats must agree that Obama’s inability to get foes to work with him is severely impeding any progress this country.