Postal Service

U.S. Postal Service mail truck. ( Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

U.S. Postal Service Looking To Expand Delivery Services After Test Program With Amazon

The U.S. Postal Service is looking to build upon a pilot delivery program launched with Amazon.com in San Francisco and expand it to other major cities.

09/25/2014

The National Postal Forum at Moscone West (CBS)

Cash-Strapped Postal Service Spending $2M On SF Conference

The United States Post Office is bleeding red ink and likely discontinuing regular Saturday service, but the organization still had the money to fund a $2 million San Francisco conference for 400 executives this week.

03/18/2013

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

Postal Service Planning To End Saturday Mail Deliveries

Saturday mail may soon go the way of the Pony Express and penny postcards. The Postal Service said Wednesday that it plans to cut back to five-day-a-week deliveries for everything except packages to stem its financial losses in a world radically re-ordered by the Internet.

02/06/2013

Year of the Snake forever stamp. (United States Postal Service)

Postal Service Unveils Lunar New Year Stamp In San Francisco

A new U.S. Postal Service stamp marking the Lunar New Year was unveiled Wednesday in San Francisco by city and postal officials.

01/16/2013

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

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

Nancy Pelosi Makes Statement On The Passing Of Adam Yauch

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

more

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 56,739 other followers