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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)

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

US Postal Service employee outside delivery truck

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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Janis Joplin Stamp To Debut At Outside Lands Festival In San Francisco

The United States Postal Service announced a Janis Joplin Forever stamp will go on sale for the first time at Outside Lands this weekend to celebrate the singer’s historic connection to San Francisco.

08/05/2014

Harvey Milk stamp unveiling

Anti-Gay Christian Group’s Advice: Don’t Accept Mail With New Harvey Milk Stamp

The first U.S. stamp to feature an openly gay elected official is prompting outcry from the Christian fundamentalist group American Family Association.

05/29/2014

A black-crowned night heron perched on a branch. (JACK GUEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Neighbors Fear Baby Birds Massacred In Woodchipper During Oakland Post Office Project

Oakland residents say rare birds were slaughtered during an Oakland tree-trimming project on behalf of the downtown U.S. Post office.

05/07/2014

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