With more than 800,000 federal employees out of work and national parks closed due to the government shutdown, impacts are being felt locally even as some federal services are being maintained.
As the nation heads into its fifth day of the government shutdown meanwhile, officials in Washington are beginning to voice concerns that the country could reach its debt ceiling â€“ legislative restriction on the amount of national debt that can be issued by the Treasury â€“ by Oct. 17.
After nearly two decades of keeping their fan following delighted and raising funds for local charities at the same time, For the Love of Swing will play its last concert this month.
The Eastern Sierra Breast Cancer Alliance is honoring cancer patients and survivors by hosting its 13th annual walk/fun run event and launching new programs during Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
On behalf of cancer patients, survivors and their loved ones, ESBCA is inviting the entire community to join in the organizationâ€™s largest fundraiser, a 5K walk and 10K fun run, Treasurer Andrea Shallcross said.