Many Contra Costa Voters Submit Ballots At Elections Office, Official Drop Boxes Over USPS MistrustThere’s been a steady stream of people visiting the Contra Costa Elections Office to place their ballots into the drop box out front.
Santa Clara County Files Brief Supporting Lawsuit Against US Postal Service ChangesSanta Clara County and the local nonprofit Public Rights Project filed an amicus curiae brief on Friday opposing recent changes to the U.S. Postal Service and subsequent delays in mail delivery.
Under Fire, Postmaster General Suspends Policy Changes Blamed For Delays Until After ElectionThe postmaster general announced Tuesday he will be halting the operational changes put in place to cut costs at the embattled U.S Postal Service until after the November election after he came growing under pressure to reverse the shifts due to mail delays.
Newsom Criticizes 'Weaponization' Of U.S. Postal System By FedsGov. Gavin Newsom on Friday criticized what he described as the "sabotage" of U.S. Postal delivery by the federal government, accusing the Trump administration of weaponizing the postal system.
Trump Opposes Postal Service Funding To Undercut Mail-In Voting During PandemicPresident Trump said he opposes congressional Democrats' demands to boost funding for the U.S. Postal Service because the money would be used to facilitate mail-in voting for November's elections.
Postal Workers Union Sounds Alarm Over Budget, Trump Administration Rhetoric On Mail-In BallotsIn California's March primary, more than 100,000 mail-in ballots were rejected. For most of them, it was because they were not postmarked in time. That postmark date is critical. So now the country is facing a national election amid a pandemic, and voting by mail will be essential. What if the Postal Service can't handle it?
Postal Service Hiring 1,000 In Bay Area Amid Rise In Deliveries Due To CoronavirusThe U.S. Postal Service says it needs to hire as many as 1,000 workers in the Bay Area as the economic effects of the novel coronavirus pandemic continue to ripple across the region.
San Francisco USPS Uses Large Robot To Sort Packages During Holiday Shopping FrenzyThe U.S. Postal Service is using a large new robot to handle the delivery challenges of this year's holiday shopping rush.
California AG Becerra Sues U.S. Postal Service Over Cigarettes Smuggled By MailCalifornia and New York City sued the U.S. Postal Service on Tuesday to stop tens of thousands of cigarette packages from being mailed from foreign countries to U.S. residents.
Select Bay Area Post Offices Will Open Sunday For Last-Minute ShippingThe postal service will open select locations in the East Bay and South Bay on Sunday although only only priority express-shipped items can make the Christmas deadline.
U.S. Postal Service Unveils Mister Rogers Stamp In MarchOn March 23rd, the U.S. Postal Service unveils its new Forever stamp featuring Mister Rogers...
Oakland Man Charged In Recent Mail BombingsAn East Bay man has been charged with mailing a potentially deadly explosive in connection with an Oakland mail bombing incident that happened last October, according to authorities.
Mail Carriers To Deliver As Early As 5 a.m. During Holiday SeasonLetter carriers for the U.S. Postal Service will be delivering packages and letters as early as 5 a.m. in some parts of the San Francisco Bay Area during the holiday season, postal officials said.
Change-Of-Address Fraud: Easy For Crooks, Hard For Consumers To FixKPIX has learned the problem of mail change-of-address fraud may be much bigger than the U.S. Postal Service has been willing to admit.
Mail Carrier Shot While Driving Postal Truck In East OaklandA female U.S. Postal Service mail carrier was stable condition at a local hospital after she was shot while she was in a postal vehicle in East Oakland early Friday afternoon.