| Mar 1, 2013
| 2:37 PM
The U.S. Postal Service issued an illustration of a bank swallow by Maryland artist Matt Frey Friday as a stamped envelope, the second in a four-part series of swallows by Frey commissioned by the organization. The bird is the smallest swallow in North...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 3:58 PM
The first caller told Norman Breidenbaugh he had won $2.5 million in a foreign sweepstakes, but there was a catch: Breidenbaugh needed to send $2,000 in fees before collecting his earnings.
Other calls followed, promising Breidenbaugh millions more...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 5:15 AM
We average people vote but we don't get much respect from our government these days nor from some of our representatives. The government gives our taxpayer money and tax breaks to big companies and corporations that don't pay taxes and often don't pay...
| 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,...
| 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...
| 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...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 5:35 PM
The crush of last-minute online shopping that stymied Christmas deliveries for thousands of people served as a harsh lesson to retailers and shippers: The ever-exploding number of Internet orders is making on-time distribution more difficult.
| Jan 20, 2014
| 9:42 AM
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...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 1:28 PM
Netflix Inc. will close its Bloomfield DVD distribution center on Wednesday amid dwindling demand for mail-order movies as more and more entertainment is streamed online.
The company cited the U.S. Postal Service changes and company efficiencies in a...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 7:41 PM
The City Council on Tuesday called on the U.S. Postal Service to keep open a historic downtown post office that is at risk of closure.
In addition, advocates of historic preservation and postal service users rallied in favor of keeping the 80-year-old...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 3:41 PM
After a mild summer, the Ozarks is enduring a late summer heat wave. For those who work in it, that heat can be dangerous but so can working in freezer-like conditions.
While it’s hard to imagine working in freezing conditions on a day like today,...