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Steve Jobs. (David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

Steve Jobs Getting Postage Stamp In U.S. Post Office Tribute

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.

02/21/2014

Protesters hold placards outside a Staples store on Van Ness Ave. in San Francisco, January 28, 2014. (Margie Shafer/CBS)

SF Demonstrators Protest Staples Partnership With U.S. Post Office

The U.S. Postal Service has launched a pilot partnership with Staples that some postal workers believe could be a step towards privatization.

01/28/2014

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Car Slams Into Diablo Post Office And Speeds Away

A car struck and damaged a building housing a post office in the Diablo area of Contra Costa County Wednesday morning and then fled the scene.

11/27/2013

U.S. Post Office located at 2000 Allston Way, Berkeley CA.  (Wikimedia Commons)

USPS Puts Berkeley’s Landmark Post Office Up For Sale

The U.S. Postal Service put Berkeley’s landmarked main post office on the market on Tuesday despite major objections from city officials and long struggle with community activists.

10/09/2013

Police sketch of suspect in robbery at a Palo Alto post office.

Police Release Sketch Of Suspect In Palo Alto Post Office Robbery

Police released an artist’s rendering Saturday of a suspect in an armed robbery at a Palo Alto post office earlier this week.

08/31/2013

U.S. Post Office located at 2000 Allston Way, Berkeley CA.  (Wikimedia Commons)

Landmark Berkeley Post Office To Remain Open For Now

A proposal to sell a century-old post office, a landmark in downtown Berkeley, has been put on hold and will remain open at least for a few more months.

08/13/2013

Antioch Police

Shorthanded Antioch Police Ask Mail Carriers, Garbage Collectors To Help Spot Crime

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.

06/10/2013

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Some Bay Area Post Offices Staying Open Late For Last-Minute Tax Returns

A handful of Bay Area post offices will stay open late Monday to allow last minute tax filers to turn in their paperwork.

04/15/2013

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

Berkeley Councilman Proposes Email Tax To Fund Postal Service

A Berkeley city councilman has suggested that a tax on email may be wise way to help fund the United States Postal Service, according to the blog Berkeleyside.

03/07/2013

A U.S. Postal Service mailbox. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Mail Collection Box Stolen From Alameda Street

The U.S. Postal Inspection Service is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whoever stole a mailbox from an Alameda street.

01/03/2013

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