| Feb 10, 2013
| 9:08 AM
It’s a weapon that has lain in the arsenal of bureaucrats since ancient times. When there’s a budget crunch, find something high profile to slash, then put on a mournful face and extend an open palm to the taxpayers to make it right. A...
| 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...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 11:24 AM
A second person charged in connection with a credit card skimming scheme that operated in Harford County pleaded guilty to mail fraud in U.S. District Court in Baltimore Friday.
Tri Tran, also known as "Tony," 35, a citizen of Vietnam unlawfully in the...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 7:49 AM
El Servicio Postal está planeando dejar de entregar el correo de primera clase los sábados a partir de agosto, dijo una fuente del Congreso el miércoles.
La agencia de correo, que tiene problemas de liquidez, seguirá sin embargo entregando paquetes, dijo...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 5:22 PM
Word that the cash-strapped Postal Service would stop delivering mail on Saturdays hit Lakesha Johnson hard.
"I think that's terrible," the Baltimore woman said Wednesday outside the city's Main Post Office on East Fayette Street. "When they want to...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 8:05 AM
The beleaguered U.S. Postal Service can't seem to catch a break.
Just two days after announcing it would cease Saturday delivery of first-class mail later this year, the agency Friday announced it lost $1.3 billion during the last three months of 2012. ...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 4:21 PM
Wanda Feagen pulled on her blue United States Postal Service coat and a pair of thick black gloves shortly after 10 a.m. Saturday, blinking against a hard wind and waiting for her mail delivery truck to fill up on gas.
"Hoo hoo!" she said of the cold...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 10:27 AM
In Korea, back in the 1950s, a new commander arrived for the small military installation in Ulsan where I was stationed. One of his first acts was to issue a general order which read, "No stupid action will be taken by any member of this command."
| Feb 20, 2013
| 11:52 AM
Snail mail is fast going out of style. How is the U.S. Postal Service trying to stay hip? By launching a fashion line.
The quasi-government agency, which is struggling financially and recently announced plans to stop delivering letters on Saturdays,...