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U.S. Postal Service mail truck. ( Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Mail Stops Showing Up In Santa Clara Neighborhood; Post Office Overtime Fears Blamed

The U.S. Postal Service goes by the creed “Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds,” but one KPIX 5 viewer said that’s not necessarily the case in Santa Clara.

10/31/2014

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Flag-Flying Marin Residents Attacked By Anonymous Letter Writer For ‘Confused’ Patriotism

The Marin Independent Journal reports that a number of people received poorly-written photocopied letters addressed to “resident” that assumed the homeowners were Conservative and did not support the “black president.” The letter claims that flying the flag makes people no more patriotic than anyone else and is appears to be a “moronic statement” which is “not cute.”

08/15/2014

A sign outside of a Google office in Mountain View, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Young Girl’s Letter To Google Wanting More Daddy Time Earns Employee A Week Off From Work

A young girl’s handwritten note lamenting her father’s absence from home because of his work at Google caught the eye of the man’s boss, resulting in some added vacation time for dad and a legion of online fans of his daughter.

06/23/2014

Rev. Salvatore Cordileone

SF Archbishop Responds To Letter Urging Him To Cancel Appearance At Rally Against Same-Sex Marriage

San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone responded Monday to an open letter signed by Lt. Gov Gavin Newsom, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee and other state, city and faith and community leaders asking him to cancel his appearance at an upcoming rally against same-sex marriage.

06/16/2014

San Francisco fugitive Ryan Chamberlain is arrested by FBI agents at Crissy Field Monday. (Credit: Morgan Manos)

Explosives Suspect Ryan Kelly Chamberlain Arrested At San Francisco’s Crissy Field After 3-Day Manhunt

Ryan Chamberlain II, a fugitive wanted in an explosives investigation, has been arrested at Crissy Field Monday evening after a three-day manhunt.

06/02/2014

Ryan Chamberlain

FBI Fugitive Hunted After SF Raid Makes Apparent Return To Social Media, Denies Explosives Claims

Just hours after a “Goodby” letter surfaced from the man at the center of an FBI manhunt and explosives investigation, Ryan Chamberlain apparently returned to social media to deny federal claims that he is armed and dangerous.

06/02/2014

Ryan Chamberlain

‘Goodbye’ Manifesto By SF Man Wanted In Explosives Manhunt Posted Online

The San Francisco man who has vanished following a search of his Russian Hill apartment has posted a Facebook message recounting his battles with depression and his desire to foreshadowing his disappearance.

06/02/2014

Facebook

Bay Area Startup Writes ‘Breakup Letter’ To Facebook After Timeline Changes

A San Bruno-based food delivery service say it’s letting go if its Facebook account after the latest round of changes to the timeline feature.

03/31/2014

Naomi Richmond reads a letter to the crooks who struck her home. (CBS)

Defiant NorCal Widow Pens ‘Thank You’ Note To Burglars Who Struck As Husband Was Dying

Sunday evening Naomi Richmond’s husband David died of a massive heart attack in their home in Lake County. As she followed the ambulance to the hospital, someone used the tragedy to break in and ransack her home.

02/21/2014

A woman shopping online. (CBS)

ConsumerWatch: State Warns Californians To Pay Overlooked ‘Use Tax’

A lot of Californians got a surprise in the mail as 2013 came to a close. The state has been sending out hundreds of thousands of letters to residents telling them there’s a good chance they probably owe “Use Tax” and will have to pay it when they file their 2013 state tax return.

01/06/2014

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