| Apr 30, 2013
| 5:30 PM
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) on Tuesday said he would fight any move to close the Glenoaks post office in Burbank to cut costs at the financially-strapped U.S. Postal Service.
In a letter to U.S. Postal Service Postmaster Gen. Patrick Donahoe, Schiff...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Three people, including two postal workers and a police officer, were taken to hospitals this morning after a suspicious package spurred a hazardous materials response at a sorting facility in the West Lawn neighborhood, officials said.
| Apr 8, 2013
| 6:23 AM
The U.S. Postal Service welcomes spring with the new Vintage Seed Packets Commemorative Forever stamps. These first-class stamps, based on photographs of seed packets from a century ago, were dedicated at the Philadelphia National Stamp Exhibition....
| Apr 12, 2013
Consider some of the things that have bound our nation together:
Universal postal service at a flat rate, whether you live in Santa Monica or Sitka, Alaska. Interstate highways, built with taxpayer funds and free of tolls. Regulated phone and electric...
| Apr 7, 2013
Helping companies save money on postage can bring in the big bucks.
Baltimore-based Three Dog Logistics picks up mail from clients with high volumes, "commingles" it with other client mail going to the same ZIP code and delivers it closer to the end...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 7:32 PM
The United States Postal Service delivered a record loss of more than $15 billion in the 2012 fiscal year.
Food for Thought: How Often Do You Use the U.S. Postal Service?
| Oct 5, 2012
| 5:52 PM
A former postal worker admitted Friday that she stole mail and the money inside those envelopes at a Linthicum postal facility, victimizing more than 250 people, according to the U.S. attorney's office in Baltimore.
Dorothy Jean Gibson, 56, of Windsor...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 2:38 PM
Cyclist Christian Vande Velde of Lemont is among the 11 former Lance Armstrong teammates who admitted to doping during testimony under oath in the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency investigation of Armstrong.
Vande Velde said in an affidavit he had doped from 1999...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 8:38 AM
The cash-strapped U.S. Postal Service has reached its $15 billion debt limit as capped by Congress and is barred from borrowing more.
The Postal Service hit the cap on Sept. 28, a spokesman confirmed, reinforcing the fact that its cash reserves are...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 3:33 PM
Facing dwindling mail volume, seven post offices in Orange County are shrinking their hours of operation starting April 1.
The Costa Mesa Post Office at 1590 Adams Ave., the Irvine Harvest Station at 17192 Murphy Ave. and the Irvine Post Office at...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 4:51 PM
About 40 percent of ballots sent to America's military members stationed abroad are lost or don't make it back in time to be counted, says state Sen. Gayle Slossberg.
That surprising level of what amounts to disenfranchisement is unacceptable,...