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Good Question: What Non-Mail Stuff Has Been Found In A Mailbox?

Joe Scheufler of Burlingame asked this Good Question: What kind of strange non-mail stuff has been put into a mailbox?

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–08/19/2011

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)

13 Bay Area Post Offices Could Be Closed Soon

Thirteen Bay Area post offices, including five in San Francisco, have been notified they are being eyed for closure, a U.S. Postal Service representative said Tuesday.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–07/26/2011

Letter carrier Danny Paeste helped extinguish a fire at a townhouse in Santa Clara on July 20, 2011. (CBS)

Santa Clara Postal Carrier Hailed For Fighting Townhouse Fire

A letter carrier was hailed as a hero this week after he helped extinguish a fire at a Santa Clara townhouse, according to the U.S. Postal Service.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–07/22/2011

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Bay Area Letter Carriers Taking Part In Food Drive Saturday

Hundreds of letter carriers in the Bay Area will be lifting an extra load Saturday as part of Stamp Out Hunger, the largest one-day food drive in the nation.



Good Question: Why Do Dogs Seem To Hate Mail Carriers?

It’s fodder for cartoons or slapstick comedy routines, but there is some truth to it. In this Good Question: Why do dogs seem to hate mail carriers?

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–01/11/2011

Dana Stubblefield. (AP)

Ex-49er Dana Stubblefield Jailed For Stealing Mail

A federal judge has sentenced former San Francisco 49ers star Dana Stubblefield to 90 days in jail for stealing his former girlfriend’s mail.

CBS San Francisco–12/09/2010

Cover flown on the Martin M-130 flying boat PAA "China Clipper" (NC14716) from Alameda, CA, to Manila, PI, over FAN 14, November 22-29, 1935 (The Cooper Collections/Wikipedia)

Alameda Stamp Commemorates 1st Transpacific Mail Flight

Putting a stamp on a letter bound across the Pacific costs only a little more than it did when the China Clipper took off from Alameda Naval Air Station 75 years ago.



German Shepherd, Pit Bull Attack San Jose Mail Carrier

A letter carrier was attacked by two dogs in San Jose Wednesday morning, a postal service spokesman said.

CBS San Francisco–09/29/2010