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Southern California Federal Shutdown

Here are some areas you should avoid visiting during the government shutdown. (10/5/13)

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    U.S. Office of Air and Marine (OAM) supervisor Chris Riccardi (2L) explains to fellow pilots how the federal shutdown affects them at the beginning of their shift flying helicopter patrols near the U.S.-Mexico border on October 1, 2013 in San Diego, California.(Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
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    Pedestrians walk past the Social Security Administration office in downtown Los Angeles, on October 1, 2013 in California. (Photo credit FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)
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    Pedestrians walk past the Social Security Administration office in downtown Los Angeles, on October 1, 2013 in California. (Photo credit FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)
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    People exit the building where the Department of Housing and Urban Development offices, which did not open this morning and remains closed today as a result of budget cuts, are located in downtown Los Angeles, on October 1, 2013 in California. (Photo credit FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)
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    Tourist walk out as a docent holds up a sheet explaining which portions of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, California are closed to the public due a government shutdown, October 2, 2013. (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)
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    A sign in the lobby of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, California warns visitors that the library is closed due a government shutdown, October 2, 2013. (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)
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    Tourists read a sign at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, California warning visitors that the library is partially closed due a government shutdown, October 2, 2013. (Photo credit ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)
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    Vehicles make their way through the Angeles National Forest in the mountains north of Los Angeles, on October 2, 2013 in California. (Photo credit FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)
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    A marquee at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum explains that it is closed because of the government shutdown on October 2, 2013 in Yorba Linda, California. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)
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    A gardener trims flowers along a fence near the Presidential helicopter used by Presidents Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon and Ford on the closed grounds of the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum on October 2, 2013 in Yorba Linda, California.(Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)
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    A cyclist passes the closed Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum on October 2, 2013 in Yorba Linda, California. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)
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    A closed sign hangs on the door of the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum as a man outside approaches its locked front doors on October 2, 2013 in Yorba Linda, California. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)
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    A man peers through the locked front doors of the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum on October 2, 2013 in Yorba Linda, California. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)
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    A gate prevents visitors from entering Joshua Tree National Park, in Joshua Tree, California on October 2, 2013, the second day of the US government shutdown. (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)
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    A US park ranger gives a visitor suggestions of other nearby places he can visit while Joshua Tree National Park was shutdown, at the entrance to Joshua Tree, California, on October 2, 2013. (Photo credit ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)
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    Park Ranger Dylan Moe stands guard as the sun sets at the entrance to Joshua Tree National Park to prevent any tourists from entering, in Joshua Tree, California, on October 2, 2013.(Photo credit ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)
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    Park Ranger Dylan Moe stands guard as the sun sets at the entrance to Joshua Tree National Park to prevent any tourists from entering, in Joshua Tree, California, on October 2, 2013.(Photo credit ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)
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    Access to Switzer Picnic Area is prohibited in the Angeles National Forest on October 2, 2013 in the San Gabriel Mountains, northeast of Los Angeles, California. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)
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    Access to Little Pines campground is blocked by a locked gate in the Angeles National Forest on October 2, 2013 in the San Gabriel Mountains, northeast of Los Angeles, California. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)
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    Access to Switzer Picnic Area is blocked by a locked gate in the Angeles National Forest on October 2, 2013 in the San Gabriel Mountains, northeast of Los Angeles, California. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)
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    A motorcyclist rides the Angeles Crest Highway (State Route 2) in the Angeles National Forest on October 2, 2013 in the San Gabriel Mountains, northeast of Los Angeles, California. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)
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    An information booth remains closed in the Angeles National Forest on October 2, 2013 in the San Gabriel Mountains, northeast of Los Angeles, California. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)