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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

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U.S. Postal Service Sets Up Alternate Mail Service In Napa, Vallejo

The U.S. Postal Service has set up alternate locations for mail service in Napa and Vallejo following Sunday’s earthquake.

08/25/2014

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HP To Pay $32.5 Million To Settle Allegations It Overcharged U.S. Postal Service

Hewlett-Packard Co. has agreed to pay $32.5 million to settle allegations that it overcharged the U.S. Postal Service during a 10-year contract for computers and services.

08/01/2014

Ralph Nader speaks at the Berkeley Main Post Office on July 28, 2014. (Save the Berkeley Post Office)

Ralph Nader Calls On U.S. Postal Service To Keep Berkeley Post Office Open

The U.S. Postal Service announced in 2012 that it planned to sell the building, in part because of a multi-billion dollar deficit it is facing.

07/30/2014

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On Harvey Milk Day, San Franciscans Rush To Buy USPS Stamp Of Slain Gay Rights Leader

The stamp with Milk’s laughing face, name and a small strip of the rainbow flag, first became available this morning at post offices throughout San Francisco and nationwide.

05/22/2014

Steve Jobs. (David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

Steve Jobs Getting Postage Stamp In U.S. Post Office Tribute

Late Apple founder Steve Jobs is getting his own stamp thanks to a tribute from the U.S. Postal Service. The stamps will be available to put on “snail mail” that the entrepreneur helped reduce the need for in 2015.

02/21/2014

Protesters hold placards outside a Staples store on Van Ness Ave. in San Francisco, January 28, 2014. (Margie Shafer/CBS)

SF Demonstrators Protest Staples Partnership With U.S. Post Office

The U.S. Postal Service has launched a pilot partnership with Staples that some postal workers believe could be a step towards privatization.

01/28/2014

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Appeals Court Sides With Post Office On SRO Mail Deliveries

A federal appeals court earlier this week upheld the right of the U.S. Postal Service to deliver mail to a single central point, such as a desk clerk, instead of individual mailboxes in single-room-occupancy hotels in San Francisco.

11/29/2013

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

Appeals Court To Decide If Post Office Should Deliver To San Francisco SRO Tenants

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments in San Francisco Tuesday over whether the U.S. Postal Service is required to deliver mail to tenants in single room occupancy (SRO) hotels. The outcome will impact tens of thousands of low-income tenants.

11/05/2013

U.S. Post Office located at 2000 Allston Way, Berkeley CA.  (Wikimedia Commons)

Landmark Berkeley Post Office To Remain Open For Now

A proposal to sell a century-old post office, a landmark in downtown Berkeley, has been put on hold and will remain open at least for a few more months.

08/13/2013

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