Election Day isn’t for another month, but election season starts Monday as ballots are mailed out to millions of voters.
Two people on probation have been arrested after Palo Alto police found bags of U.S. Mail addressed to residences and a business, personal checks stolen from a mailbox and burglary tools.
The U.S. Postal Service has set up alternate locations for mail service in Napa and Vallejo following Sunday’s earthquake.
Police in Walnut Creek are asking for the public’s help in finding a man suspected of stealing a package from a home’s front doorstep on Tuesday evening.
A San Jose postal inspector has been arrested and charged with stealing and destroying mail, including Playboy magazines, passports and marijuana.
A San Jose postal inspector has been arrested and charged with stealing and destroying mail.
In the days before next Tuesday’s California primary election, voters are being buried in direct mail, and bombarded in radio and television ads, but much of the campaign propaganda isn’t paid for by the candidates themselves.
Late Apple founder Steve Jobs is getting his own stamp thanks to a tribute from the U.S. Postal Service. The stamps will be available to put on “snail mail” that the entrepreneur helped reduce the need for in 2015.
Byron Gee of San Francisco thought he did everything right when he recently shipped two headlights cross-country via UPS. The San Francisco chef re-packaged the headlights in their original boxes and added extra newspaper for cushioning. He made sure there was foam covering the edges of the headlights so they wouldn’t scratch. And when the clerk at his local UPS store asked him if he wanted to pay extra for “insurance,” Gee said “yes.”
The Bay Area News Group reports that employees of the local trash collector, Republic Services Inc., as well as U.S. Postal Service employees have been given tips on how to act as effective witnesses to crimes. The program, dubbed “We’re Looking Out For You” aims to add some experience eyeballs looking out for the city’s 105,000 residents.