Government Shutdown - NBC Southern California

Coverage of the stalemate in Congress that forced the U.S. government to a standstill

Saturday, Jan 19, 2019 at 09:20 PM PST

Bon Jovi's Restaurant Offers Furloughed Workers Free Meals

Bon Jovi's Restaurant Offers Furloughed Workers Free Meals

A New Jersey-based “community restaurant” owned by Jon Bon Jovi and his wife will serve a free meal to furloughed federal workers on Monday.

Sunday, Jan 13, 2019 at 06:04 AM PST

Fraud Victims Unable to Get Help From FTC During Shutdown

Fraud Victims Unable to Get Help From FTC During Shutdown

After thieves stole her handbag and briefcase and everything inside - credit cards, checkbooks, business and Social Security documents, Louette Duvall, 67, a widow, scrambled to freeze or close her bank accounts...

Saturday, Jan 12, 2019 at 04:37 PM PST

FAA Bringing Back Safety Inspectors Sidelined by Shutdown

FAA Bringing Back Safety Inspectors Sidelined by Shutdown

The Federal Aviation Administration says it has brought about 500 furloughed safety inspectors back to work and expects more to return next week, potentially easing strains on the aviation system amid a partial...

Wednesday, Jan 9, 2019 at 04:11 PM PST

Federal Shutdown Delays Some State Road, Bridge Contracts

Federal Shutdown Delays Some State Road, Bridge Contracts

Uncertainty over federal funding for transportation projects amid a partial government shutdown is forcing some states to delay contracts for new road and bridge work while others are preparing for that...

Wednesday, Jan 9, 2019 at 01:22 PM PST

TSA Officers Prepare for Extended Shutdown

TSA Officers Prepare for Extended Shutdown

Transportation Security Administration screeners at U.S. airports are facing their first missed paychecks as an impasse between President Donald Trump and lawmakers over funding for a new barriers at the U.S....

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Saddleridge Fire Containment At 72%, United Command Discontinued
Saddleridge Fire Containment At 72%, United Command Discontinued

Firefighters braced Saturday for a weekend of low humidity and gusty winds as they worked to increase containment of the Saddleridge Fire in the northern San Fernando Valley.

California Governor Pardons 3 Immigrants Facing Deportation
California Governor Pardons 3 Immigrants Facing Deportation

California's governor announced Friday that he is pardoning three more immigrants facing the possibility they will be deported, continuing a string of such actions that challenge the Trump administration's...

Shifting Explanations From White House Alarm Some in GOP
Shifting Explanations From White House Alarm Some in GOP

The shifting White House explanation for President Donald Trump's decision to withhold military aid from Ukraine drew alarm Friday from Republicans as the impeachment inquiry brought a new test of their...

Man In His 20s Killed In Shooting In North Hills
Man In His 20s Killed In Shooting In North Hills

A man in his early 20s was killed in a shooting in North Hills and the shooter was at large Saturday.

Average LA County Gas Price Drops For 11th Time In 12 Days
Average LA County Gas Price Drops For 11th Time In 12 Days

The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County dropped Saturday for the 11th time in the last 12 days, falling 1.5 cents to $4.189.

LA Metro to Auction Vintage Blue Line Signs
LA Metro to Auction Vintage Blue Line Signs

La Metro will auction off more than 300 vintage signs belonging to the Blue Line at the Union Station Historic Ticketing Hall.