| 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,...
| 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,...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 12:10 PM
I am concerned about the potential sale of Glendale’s central post office. I wish to voice my opposition to the sale.
This is the main post office in Glendale. It is centrally located, convenient to the business and city government district, and...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 10:53 AM
WASHINGTON — Facing a “precarious financial condition” as fewer customers use its services, the United States Postal Service proposed another round of rate increases Wednesday to go into effect in January — its largest price hike...
| 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...