| Jun 18, 2014
| 12:32 PM
WASHINGTON—U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth wants to end a congressional perk: “franked” mail.
The “franking” privilege lets lawmakers send mail to constituents with their signatures in the place of postage stamps, though the cost...
| Aug 13, 2014
At the end of last week, my Northwest Side neighbors and I were buzzing about the mailbox ultimatum our postal carrier had delivered.
On a signed, photocopied United States Postal Service Form 1507, the handwritten note said that "per the new USPS...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 2:45 PM
WINDSOR — About 24 Poquonock residents met with postal officials Wednesday to learn the results of a recent survey and discuss the future of their village post office.
The U.S. Postal Service had sought comments from its Poquonock customers...
| May 14, 2014
Two state attorneys general have reached nationwide settlements with an online address changing service to settle accusations that it deceived customers. Thousands of customers of change-my-address.com/change-of-address.us will receive refunds from a $3...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 2:45 PM
California Community News, LLC* (CCN) provides a range of printing, packaging and distribution services for several Tribune Company companies, including the Los Angeles Times Media Group (LATMG).
CCN inserted and distributed nearly 4 billion preprints...
| May 13, 2013
| 5:20 PM
One of the first things that caught my eye as we drove along Michigan Avenue in Marshall, Mich., was the Rexall Drugs sign, resplendent in blue, orange and white. I couldn't remember having seen one for about, oh, 40 years.
The next was the nature of...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 10:38 AM
During the next few years the U.S. Postal Service will be releasing several pop culture-related stamps featuring icons like John Lennon, Steve Jobs and even Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, The Washington Post is reporting.
None of the stamp designs have...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 10:51 AM
After two years of hand-wringing by residents, the Glenoaks post office in Burbank will be closed and its two employees will be reassigned, the U.S. Postal Service confirmed Friday.
The news comes less than two months after Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank)...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 11:46 AM
Rep. Adam Schiff issued a statement Friday reiterating his position that closing the Glenoaks post office in Burbank -- a decision announced earlier in the day -- is part of a “misguided” strategy that will do little to address larger...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 1:51 PM
Regarding the June 22 story headlined "Rep. Schiff calls decision to close Glenoaks Post Office 'misguided'', I would like to assure Congressman Schiff and Burbank residents that consolidation of the Glenoaks Station will not hamper residents' ability...
| May 10, 2013
| 11:20 AM
The U.S. Postal Service lost $1.9 billion during its second quarter -- and losses will continue mounting if Congress doesn't pass legislation giving the beleaguered mail carrier more flexibility in how it runs its operations, the postmaster general said...