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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

29-year-old Long Hoang said he wore this mask and vest to a post office in San Jose on November 29, 2011. The bomb squad showed up soon after and detonated a package he stuffed into a mailbox, which turned out to be harmless. (CBS)

Masked Man Explains Attire That Caused San Jose Bomb Scare

A masked man’s recent visit to a San Jose post office led to a response by the bomb squad. But the student at the center of Tuesday’s bomb scare has an explanation for his attire.

12/01/2011

(CBS)

Suspicious Package Found Near San Jose Mail Facility

Police responded to reports of a suspicious package in a mail collection box near a U.S. Postal Service mail processing facility in San Jose Tuesday afternoon.

11/29/2011

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)

Jobs in Jeopardy At Bay Area Postal Processing Facilities

The jobs of more than 1,000 Northern California postal workers are in jeopardy, now that 5 processing facilities have been targeted for closure, including one in Burlingame and one in Petaluma.

09/16/2011

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 5–07/26/2011

Offices block Marina Blvd. in San Francisco after the discovery of a floating body. (CBS)

Body Found In SF Marina Identified As Washington Man

A man whose body was found in the water at the harbor near San Francisco’s Fort Mason on Tuesday morning has been identified by the medical examiner’s office as Dennis Knowlton.

KPIX 5–06/22/2011

(AP)

Lines Will Be Long At Bay Area Post Offices Monday

The U.S. Postal Service was bracing for a crowd on Monday – dubbed the busiest mailing day of the year.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–12/20/2010

Santa Claus reads letters coming in from around the world (Oliver Morini/AFP/Getty Images)

Post Office Needs Help Responding To Letters For Santa

The San Francisco Postal District is hosting its annual Letters to Santa Program this year in which community members can respond to letters written by kids and even offer small gifts.

CBS San Francisco–12/01/2010

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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–11/22/2010

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