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  • Chan Lowe: Saturday mail delivery ends

    Chan Lowe: Saturday mail delivery ends
    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...
  • Postal workers protest layoffs, closures in Md., across U.S.

    Postal workers protest layoffs, closures in Md., across U.S.
    With rain coming down Tuesday afternoon, Rep. Elijah E. Cummings picked up a bullhorn and looked toward more than 100 people protesting proposed U.S. Postal Service cutbacks in Catonsville. "I refuse to take you for granted," he told the cheering crowd,...
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  • Unions should aid post office before taxpayers

    One of the major problems facing the U.S. Postal Service is that fewer people are using first class mail. If all of the 14 million people who belong to brother and sister unions to the postal workers union stopped using the Internet to receive and pay...
  • Postal workers protest facility closures

    Postal workers held a rally Tuesday in Pasadena outside the office of Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank), protesting a proposal to end Saturday deliveries and close thousands of postal facilities. The rally was part of a national effort protesting plans to...
  • U.S. Postal Service to hold meetings on office closures

    U.S. Postal Service to hold meetings on office closures
    The U.S. Postal Service plans to hold eight community meetings to solicit public opinion about the proposed closure of 14 Chicago-area post offices, the agency said. The first meeting is scheduled for tonight from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Pui Tak Center,...
  • Take Five: 'Neither snow nor rain nor heat....'

    “Hey, Mary, do you want me to go out and bring in the mail? I just saw the mail truck stop at our box.” Another day of reliable mail service. We residents of La CaƱada Flintridge are served faithfully by our letter carriers. We expect our...
  • Suspicious items removed from Lyons post office

    Suspicious items removed from Lyons post office
    A U.S. Postal worker at the Lyons post office made a shocking discovery Saturday morning. In a broken envelope, Mark Thompson could see what looked like a half-stick of dynamite, a bullet and white powder under a stack of packages and other mail....
  • Around Town: So what about a 9.10.12 event?

    Last Saturday’s “once-in-a-century” citywide 9.10.11 event was awesome. Why don’t we do it again next year? On Saturday, Sept.10, the city’s ZIP code matched the date. To celebrate, there were open houses, with free...
  • 2 charged in identity theft involving unemployment claims

    A routine traffic stop by a police officer in Georgia led authorities in Maryland to a suspected identity theft scheme in which state unemployment benefits totaling $170,000 were falsely obtained in the names of dozens of unwitting people. None of the...
  • Would Ripken be good choice for new U.S. stamp?

    Would Ripken be good choice for new U.S. stamp?
    Cal Ripken Jr., the Hall of Fame former Orioles shortstop, is right up there with President Barack Obama, Oprah Winfrey, Billy Graham, Steve Jobs, Jerry Lewis and Bill Clinton on a list of those being considered for the first postage stamp to honor a...