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Netflix envelopes (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Netflix Could Gain From Loss Of Saturday Mail Delivery

The U.S. Postal Service’s planned shift to five days of home delivery a week instead of six may even make Netflix Inc. slightly more profitable by lowering the costs for sending out its familiar red envelopes with DVDs. That’s because subscribers may be able to watch fewer DVDs for the same monthly price.

02/06/2013

A U.S. Postal Service customer leaves the Bayview Station on July 26, 2011 in San Francisco. The Bayview Station is one of five in San Francisco that is being reviewed for closure. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Carlos Postal Worker Arrested For Stealing Mail, Identities

A San Francisco Bay area postal worker is facing charges that he stole thousands of pieces of mail to obtain credit cards that he then gave out to friends.

12/26/2012

US Postal Service letter carrier Juan Padilla arranges mail in his truck while on his delivery route in San Francisco.  (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Cash-Strapped U.S. Post Office Tests Same-Day SF Delivery

The cash-strapped U.S. Postal Service is moving aggressively this holiday season to offer same-day package delivery for Internet shoppers.

11/26/2012

A U.S. Postal Service delivery van. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Opponents Express Displeasure Over Plans To Sell Post Office Building In Berkeley

The U.S. Postal Service’s plan to sell the building housing downtown Berkeley’s main post office is being met by a great deal of opposition.

09/13/2012

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Pelosi Blames House Republicans For Postal Service Default

As the U.S. Postal Service was bracing for its first default on billion dollar loan payments due to the Treasury, Minority House Leader Nancy Pelosi placed the blame on inaction by the GOP.

08/01/2012

A U.S. Postal Service delivery van. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SF Postal Carrier Sentenced For Ramming Attack On Supervisor

A former letter carrier for the U.S. Postal Service was sentenced today to four years in state prison for ramming his former supervisor with a truck near his Albany home seven months after the supervisor fired him.

05/04/2012

A U.S. Postal Service customer leaves the Bayview Station on July 26, 2011 in San Francisco. The Bayview Station is one of five in San Francisco that is being reviewed for closure. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Post Offices Throughout Bay Area To Shorten Hours

With less customers sending paper correspondence, post offices throughout the Bay Area are announcing shortened store hours set to take effect next month.

01/13/2012

A USPS employee sorts mail. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Bay Area Post Offices Packed As Holiday Deadlines Approach

Those hoping to get packages to friends and loved ones by the weekend need to spring into action, as time runs out for Christmas mail delivery.

12/20/2011

A U.S. Postal Service customer leaves the Bayview Station on July 26, 2011 in San Francisco. The Bayview Station is one of five in San Francisco that is being reviewed for closure. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Proposed Postal Service Cuts May Close Bay Area Mail Facilities

U.S. Postal Service facilities in Burlingame and Petaluma have doubtful futures due to proposed major cuts slated for next year.

12/05/2011

Apple iPhone 4. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

2 Sacramento-Area Postal Workers Accused Of Stealing iPhones

Two Sacramento-area postal workers are facing the prospect of lengthy prison terms over allegations they stole hundreds of iPhones from the mail.

09/22/2011

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