60 Cent Stamps? Major Price Hike Urged To Fix Postal Service WoesThe U.S. Postal Service would have to boost prices for mailing letters and packages by nearly 20 percent to avoid bankruptcy and improve delivery service, an industry analysis says.
U.S. Postal Service Offers Preview Of Mail Delivery To Cut Down On Identity TheftThe U.S. Postal Service is seeking to cut down on identity theft with a new program that gives customers a preview of the mail headed their way, so they can alert authorities if the mail doesn’t arrive.
Historic Quake-Damaged Napa Post Office Won’t Be DemolishedThe 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.
Jackie Speier Moves To End Ban On Shipping Alcohol Through Postal ServiceSpeier’s office said the bill would end a Prohibition-era ban.
Maya Angelou Stamp Accidentally Features Quote From Another AuthorThe 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.
Familiar White Postal Service Trucks Too Small For Increasing Amount Of Parcels Being MailedThose 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.
U.S. Postal Service Looking To Expand Delivery Services After Test Program With AmazonThe 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.
Cash-Strapped Postal Service Spending $2M On SF ConferenceThe 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.
Postal Service Planning To End Saturday Mail DeliveriesSaturday 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.
Postal Service Unveils Lunar New Year Stamp In San FranciscoA new U.S. Postal Service stamp marking the Lunar New Year was unveiled Wednesday in San Francisco by city and postal officials.
San Carlos Postal Worker Arrested For Stealing Mail, IdentitiesA 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.
Mountain View Post Office May Be Named After Fallen Army OfficerRep. 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.