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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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SF, Oakland And San Jose Rank Among Top U.S. Cities For Dog On Mail Carrier Attacks

When it comes to dog attacks on mail carriers, San Francisco, Oakland and San Jose are listed among the top 30 cities in the country according to the U.S. Postal Service.

05/26/2015

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USPS Removing Continuously-Burglarized East Oakland Mailbox

The U.S. Postal Service is removing a collection box from outside an East Oakland Post Office, saying it has consistently been the target of vandals and mail thieves.

04/29/2015

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

SF Post Office Struggles Without Electronics As Tax Return Crush Swamps Lone Clerk

How would you do your job if every modern technlogy you rely on was taken away? No computer, no cash register, no Internet? That was the scene this morning at the Gateway Station Post Office at One Embarcadero Center, as a line of customers, many with tax returns to file, grew longer and longer.

04/13/2015

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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)

San Jose Postal Workers Take On Santa’s Responsibilities Delivering Packages On Christmas

Postal workers took on some of Santa’s responsibilities Thursday delivering packages on Christmas Day in San Jose.

12/25/2014

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

‘Substantial Amount’ Of Mail Damaged In USPS Truck Fire While En Route From San Francisco To Los Angeles

A “substantial amount” of a mail was damaged during a vehicle fire involving a United States Postal Service tractor-trailer Sunday morning, according to a USPS spokesman.

12/07/2014

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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