Bay Area Rep. Jackie Speier Revives Proposal Allowing Alcohol Shipments Through MailRep. Jackie Speier (D-San Mateo) has revived a proposal allowing for alcohol shipments through the U.S. Postal Service, which would end one of the last vestiges of the Prohibition era.
Bay Area Post Offices See Crush Of Holiday Packages During Pandemic; Customers Report DelaysAlong with the annual avalanche of Christmas packages, the US Postal Service faces new challenges in 2020, including there is the tidal wave of online shopping due to COVID-19 stay-at-home orders, not to mention the virus itself.
KPIX 5 Vote Smart: KPIX Mail-In Ballot Survey Puts USPS On-Time Delivery To The TestThe United States Post Office prides itself on on-time delivery. So, with just weeks to go until Election Day and more people than ever voting by mail, KPIX’s Kenny Choi decided to put the Bay Area’s mail service to the test.
Campbell Man Claims Area Postal Workers Fudging Records to Hide Deteriorating ServiceA Campbell man claims the United States Postal Service is breaking the law and he said he has the evidence to prove it.
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.
California Joins Lawsuit Claiming USPS Changes Will Harm VotingDemocratic attorneys general in California and five more states, as well as the District of Columbia sued the Postal Service on Friday over changes they say have undermined mail-in voting ahead of the November election.
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.
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.
USPS Facility Processes 300K Packages A Day As Christmas NearsAt the USPS Facility in San Francisco’s Bayview district, the first break employees will get is on Christmas Day. The 650,000 square foot facility is processing 300,000 packages every single day.
Sacramento Postal Worker Saves Teen Girl From Sex TraffickingA Sacramento postal worker is being credited with saving a teenage girl from being sold into sex trafficking.
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.
U.S. Postal Service Offers Preview Of Mail Delivery To Cut Down On Identity TheftThe U.S. Postal Service is seeking to cut down on identity theft with a new program that gives customers a preview of the mail headed their way, so they can alert authorities if the mail doesn’t arrive.
Postal Imposter Spotted Stealing Packages In Pleasant HillPostal imposters stealing packages are a problem plaguing a lot of communities. Pleasant Hill is the latest city to get hit.
SF Residents At Risk For Mail Theft After Master Key Slips Into Wrong HandsOne of the master mailbox keys that belongs to the USPS slipped into the wrong hands in San Francisco, leaving everyone in the 94109 zip code at risk for having their mail stolen.
Feds Investigate Hoverboard Safety After Fires, USPS Limits ShipmentsAfter reports of several fires involving hoverboards, including at least one in the Bay Area, the Consumer Product Safety Commission said they are looking into the safety of the popular holiday toys.