VIDEO: How a government shutdown will impact Bay Area


SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — With the United States government shut down, Bay Area residents are concerned about the local impacts.

KRON4’s Will Tran was in San Francisco Friday morning with details.

He says one of the first noticeable differences will be the immediate shutdown of National Parks, including Alcatraz Island, Crissy Field, Fort Funston, and Fort Point in San Francisco, and Muir Woods in Marin.

But on Friday night, the Alcatraz website says it will continue to operate even with the shutdown.

Passport or visa applications could also be delayed, as well as some mortgage approvals if federal agencies are involved.However, essential government services will stay open, like the FBI,  CIA, border patrol, and homeland security.Branches of the U.S. military will not be affected.The TSA,  which provides security at airports, would also continue to operate.



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