Postal Service

6.0 Earthquake Rattles Northern California

Historic Quake-Damaged Napa Post Office Won’t Be Demolished

The U.S. Postal Service has decided not to demolish the historic Franklin Station Post Office in downtown Napa that was damaged in last year’s 6.0-magnitude earthquake.

08/06/2015

US Postal Service employee outside delivery truck

Jackie Speier Moves To End Ban On Shipping Alcohol Through Postal Service

Speier’s office said the bill would end a Prohibition-era ban.

07/30/2015

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Maya Angelou Stamp Accidentally Features Quote From Another Author

The U.S. Postal Service issued a new limited edition “Forever” stamp Tuesday, honoring the late poet, author and civil rights champion Maya Angelou, but it carries a quote that apparently originated elsewhere.

04/08/2015

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

Familiar White Postal Service Trucks Too Small For Increasing Amount Of Parcels Being Mailed

Those little white U.S. Postal Service trucks aren’t equipped to handle the increasing amount of parcel packages being delivered these days, as letter-size mail is on the decline.

01/19/2015

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

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