A new park service report finds California lost more than $30 million during the 16-day shutdown, when parks were closed.
The report shows that Yosemite and its surrounding communities took a nearly $7 million-hit in October, while the Golden Gate National Recreation Area lost just over $6 million.
Sequoia National Park lost close to $3 million dollars, and Muir Woods, and the Point Reyes National Seashore lost about $2 million.
Nationwide, the park service says the shutdown resulted in 8 million fewer visitors to national parks, and cost parks and surrounding communities more than $400 million in lost spending.
The California Department of Water Resources will delay the release of the Bay Delta Conservation Plan yet again. As Amy Quinton reports from Sacramento, the costly delay is a result of the federal government shutdown.
After two weeks of not working, furloughed employees are expected to be back at the job Thursday. But that might not be that simple.
Most members of California's Congressional delegation are breathing a sigh of relief now that a deal has been struck that could reopen the federal government and extend the nation’s borrowing limit.
With hours left before the country topped its borrowing authority, Congress pushed through a bipartisan measure that makes no major changes to the new health care law, ended the partial government shutdown and averted a default.
Economists are looking back on the impacts the federal government shutdown has had on California's shaky economic recovery.
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