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

Earlier Closing Times For San Francisco District Post Offices

The U.S Postal Service is in the process of implementing earlier closing times for dozens of post offices in its San Francisco District, but what many may not know, is that district stretches from Santa Rosa down to Mountain View.

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

USPS Puts Berkeley’s Landmark Post Office Up For Sale

The U.S. Postal Service put Berkeley’s landmarked main post office on the market on Tuesday despite major objections from city officials and long struggle with community activists.

10/09/2013

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

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

USPS Warns Protesters Camping At Historic Berkeley Post Office To Move Out

A group of people camping out around Berkeley’s historic post office in protest of plans to close it have been warned to move off U.S. Postal Service property.

08/02/2013

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

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

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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 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)

Union City Couple Pleads Guilty To Defrauding Post Office Of $4.4M

A former United States Postal Service manager pleaded guilty in federal court Friday to committing wire fraud and conspiring to violate federal conflict of interest laws, attorneys said.

04/08/2012

A USPS employee sorts mail. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Bay Area Post Offices Packed As Holiday Deadlines Approach

Those hoping to get packages to friends and loved ones by the weekend need to spring into action, as time runs out for Christmas mail delivery.

12/20/2011

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)

Jobs in Jeopardy At Bay Area Postal Processing Facilities

The jobs of more than 1,000 Northern California postal workers are in jeopardy, now that 5 processing facilities have been targeted for closure, including one in Burlingame and one in Petaluma.

09/16/2011

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