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  • Winnetka post office lease gives option for redevelopment

    Winnetka post office lease gives option for redevelopment
    Intending to keep the village's options open for a prime piece of downtown Winnetka real estate, the village council recently forged a new month-to-month lease with the United States Postal Service for its use of the Chestnut Street post office. Village...
  • Historic preservation agency seeks halt in post office sales

    Historic preservation agency seeks halt in post office sales
    SAN FRANCISCO -- The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation has issued a report to Congress that criticizes the U.S. Postal Service's disposal of historic properties and calls for suspension of all sales until a host of recommendations are implemented....
  • Los Angeles ranks No. 2 in dog attacks on U.S. postal workers

    Los Angeles ranks No. 2 in dog attacks on U.S. postal workers
    Working as a U.S. postal worker can be risky, especially in Los Angeles, where dog attacks rank second highest in the nation, according to a report out this week. Houston only slightly beat out Los Angeles for the top spot on a list complied by the U.S....
  • Dogs go postal on letter carriers! Houston becomes dog-bite capital

    Dogs go postal on letter carriers! Houston becomes dog-bite capital
    Houston has jumped to the No. 1 most dangerous city in the nation when it comes to dogs biting postal workers. Last year, dogs attacked 5,581 postal employees. Houston wrested the top spot from Los Angeles, which fell to No. 2 in the latest standings....
  • Postal Service to issue forever stamp commemorating Harvey Milk

    Postal Service to issue forever stamp commemorating Harvey Milk
    Harvey Milk, the slain politician who became an icon of equal rights not just for the gay community in San Francisco but across the nation, will be commemorated in a forever stamp next month, the U.S. Postal Service announced Tuesday. The stamp's...
  • The end of affirmative action

    Sometimes doctrines just vanish, once they appear as naked as the proverbial emperor in his new clothes. Something like that seems now to be happening with affirmative action. Despite all the justifications for its continuance, polling shows the public...
  • Postal workers union to protest Staples-USPS partnership in 27 states

    Postal workers union to protest Staples-USPS partnership in 27 states
    Members of the American Postal Workers Union are launching protests Thursday in 27 states to decry a partnership between the U.S. Postal Service and office supply company Staples Inc. to run postal counters at its retail stores.  The agreement between...
  • California House delegation urges Postal Service to nix Staples deal

    California House delegation urges Postal Service to nix Staples deal
    A California House delegation led by Alan Lowenthal (D-Long Beach) is calling on Postmaster General Patrick R. Donahoe to reject a recent pilot program with Staples to operate retail mail counters at 82 U.S. stores.  The pilot program, announced in...
  • Downtown Columbia post office staying

    The U.S. Postal Service has signed a lease that will keep the post office in downtown Columbia in its current spot for five more years, a USPS spokeswoman said Thursday. The post office is on the ground floor of the American City Building, which...
  • Kevin Hunt: Why Is My Mail Now Delivered At 6 P.M.? (The Sequel)

    Kevin Hunt: Why Is My Mail Now Delivered At 6 P.M.? (The Sequel)
    Nancy Eaton, unhappy with mail delivery in Glastonbury, asked The Bottom Line (read the Feb. 16 column here) if anyone else had complained about the United States Postal Service. Well, not really — until now. Here is a sampling of responses,...
  • Postal workers' union criticizes Staples-run post offices

    California leaders from a national postal workers' union are criticizing a Staples pilot program that has installed dozens of small post offices in the office-supply stores.  American Postal Workers Union leaders said that opening retail units staffed...