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.
USPS Wants To Turn Your Email Inbox Into Your Home's MailboxUSPS customers can sign up for an app to have a photo, or digital first look of the letters coming to their mailbox emailed to them daily.
Historic Quake-Damaged Napa Post Office Won’t Be DemolishedThe 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.
Jackie Speier Moves To End Ban On Shipping Alcohol Through Postal ServiceSpeier’s office said the bill would end a Prohibition-era ban.
SF, Oakland And San Jose Rank Among Top U.S. Cities For Dog On Mail Carrier AttacksWhen 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.
USPS Removing Continuously-Burglarized East Oakland MailboxThe 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.
SF Post Office Struggles Without Electronics As Tax Return Crush Swamps Lone ClerkHow 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.
Maya Angelou Stamp Accidentally Features Quote From Another AuthorThe 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.