SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX) — The partial government shutdown will not shutter the U.S. Postal Service. In fact, this is its busiest mailing and shipping week.
KPIX 5 found some people shipping last-minute gifts at the main San Francisco office on Saturday but time is quickly running out to get packages to their destination in time for Christmas.
The postal service will open select locations in the East Bay and South Bay on Sunday although, so far, none will be open in San Francisco. According to officials, only priority mail express-shipped items can make the Tuesday deadline.
Brian Lee said he was feeling relieved after shipping out his package Saturday.
“It’s got to get there. It’s got to get there by Christmas Eve … fortunately, I made it here by noon so everything looks good,” he said hopefully.
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The following post offices will be open for retail service from 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 23:
EAST BAY POST OFFICES OPEN SUNDAY
2201 Shoreline Drive, Alameda, CA 94501
18 Oak St., Brentwood, CA 94513
2121 Meridian Park Blvd., Concord, CA 94520
600 Kentucky St Fairfield, CA 94533
24438 Santa Clara St., Hayward, CA 94544
220 South Livermore Ave., Livermore, CA 94550
1625 Trancas St., Napa, CA 94558
1585 62nd St., Oakland, CA 94608
201 13th St., Civic Center, Oakland, CA 94612
4300 Black Ave., Pleasanton, CA 94566
1025 Nevin Ave., Richmond, CA 94801
San Leandro Main
1777 Abram Court, San Leandro, CA 94577
San Ramon Main
12935 Alcosta Blvd., San Ramon, CA 94583
Walnut Creek Main
2070 N. Broadway, Walnut Creek, CA 94596
SOUTH BAY POST OFFICES OPEN SUNDAY
21701 Steven Creek Blvd., Cupertino, CA 95014
565 Hartnell St., Monterey, CA 93940
San Jose Eastridge Mall
128 Eastridge Mall, San Jose, CA 95122
San Jose Main
1750 Lundy Ave., San Jose, CA 95101