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The first U.S. Government shutdown in 17 years began Oct. 1, and came to an end Oct. 16 when Congress passed a bill to restart the government and avert a default by increasing the debt ceiling. Follow coverage from Capital Public Radio and NPR.
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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.
California farmers and ranchers are having a tough time trying to price their crops and livestock, as the federal shutdown has closed a vital government link that helps manage supply and demand.
With a government shutdown nearing its second week, there were no signs of a deal in Washington Sunday. But several leaders are speaking out about the impasse, even as they look ahead to the next battle: an Oct. 17 deadline to raise the debt ceiling.
Federal workers who were furloughed by a government shutdown will receive back pay once they return to work, if a bill passed by the House of Representatives Saturday meets Senate approval. The White House has said it favors such a move.
Yosemite National Park is closed until further notice because of the government shutdown.
With the partial shutdown of the federal government now into its fourth day, here are four stories to help bring us all up to speed:
Airshow Continues Despite Shutdown, SequestrationFri, Oct 04, 2013
Federal Shutdown Hindering Civil Suits and Criminal ProsecutionsThu, Oct 03, 2013
On Day 3 Of Shutdown, It's Deja Vu All Over AgainThu, Oct 03, 2013
Shutdown A Teachable Moment At Some SchoolsThu, Oct 03, 2013
Insurance Exchanges Roll Out Despite Government ShutdownWed, Oct 02, 2013
Shutdown Solution? There's None To Be Seen Just YetWed, Oct 02, 2013
U.S. Government Shutdown In PhotosWed, Oct 02, 2013
Prolonged Federal Shutdown Could Hamper California Unemployment Benefits (1)Tue, Oct 01, 2013
Federal Shutdown Shuts Down National Forest and Fall FestivalTue, Oct 01, 2013
No End In Sight As Government Shutdown BeginsTue, Oct 01, 2013
Shutdown Begins After Congress Fails In Spending CompromiseMon, Sep 30, 2013
Gov't Shutdown Could Harm California's Recovering EconomyMon, Sep 30, 2013
U.S. Army Corps Will Furlough Some If Government Shuts DownMon, Sep 30, 2013