| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
To avoid bankruptcy of the U.S. Postal Service, Patrick Donahoe, the postmaster general, announced in early December that the USPS needed to cut $20 billion in expenses by 2015. Among the immediate cuts announced to save an initial $3 billion were...
| Oct 8, 2013
The U.S. Postal Service has been caught for years in a lose-lose situation. It's supposed to be an autonomous, self-sufficient agency, yet Congress limits its independence by demanding the impossible. The Postal Service is somehow supposed to cope with...
| 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...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 7:13 PM
$2.99 for iOS
What it is: an app that helps you pack by providing customizable lists ranging from Pre-Trip tasks (including lodging reservations and preparing medical prescriptions) to Essentials (from a passport to plane tickets), Clothes,...
| 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...
| 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...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 2:04 PM
About six weeks ago, a few readers sent emails complaining because the Tribune had given no coverage to local cyclist Christian Vande Velde’s victory in the U.S. Pro Challenge stage race in Colorado.
My response was to say we felt leery of writing...
| 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 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,...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 11:29 AM
There’s nerviness -- that was Lance Armstrong denying for years that he had engaged in doping, aggressively insisting that the public and his sponsors should trust his word over whatever some of his colleagues in the sport were saying about him....
| Dec 24, 2012
| 12:32 PM
Sept. 18: Envelopes containing letters and granular substances are sent to NBC News in New York and the New York Post. Both are mailed from Trenton, N.J.
Sept. 22: Editorial page assistant at New York Post who opens letters to the editor notices...