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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

A worker wears a hazmat suit. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Pepper Spray Leak Blamed For Hazmat Scare At Oakland Post Office

A hazardous materials scare has shut down a post office in Oakland’s Laurel District Wednesday morning, a U.S. Postal Service spokesman said.

12/19/2012

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

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Price Of Stamps Going Up By A Penny To 46 Cents

The cash-strapped U.S. Postal Service said Thursday that it will raise postage rates on Jan. 27, including a 1-cent increase in the cost of first-class mail to 46 cents.

10/12/2012

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

Mountain View Post Office May Be Named After Fallen Army Officer

Rep. Anna Eshoo (D-Palo Alto) announced a bill Monday to rename a Mountain View post office after a fallen Mountain View native who was killed while serving in Iraq, the representative’s office said.

09/17/2012

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

A worker wears a hazmat suit. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Mystery Hazmat Sickens 3 At Vallejo Post Office

Firefighters were at the scene of a hazardous materials incident at a post office in Vallejo Thursday afternoon.

07/12/2012

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

IRS form 1040 (Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Tax Day In Bay Area To Bring Out Procrastinators, Protesters

While some Bay Area residents will be scrambling to file their income tax returns by Tuesday’s deadline, others plan to use Tax Day as a time for political protests around the region.

04/16/2012

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