| Dec 7, 2013
| 4:25 PM
BERKELEY, Calif. — Plenty of communities have resisted the U.S. Postal Service's sweeping real estate sell-off, battling to keep open historic buildings that speak of bygone civic grandeur and to guarantee old-fashioned mail service for the public....
| Apr 30, 2013
| 5:30 PM
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) on Tuesday said he would fight any move to close the Glenoaks post office in Burbank to cut costs at the financially-strapped U.S. Postal Service.
In a letter to U.S. Postal Service Postmaster Gen. Patrick Donahoe, Schiff...
| 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...
| May 13, 2013
| 7:25 PM
Top state officials will decide Wednesday whether to buy the Annapolis post office on Church Circle to use it for government offices.
The Board of Public Works -- comprised of the governor, comptroller and treasurer -- will vote on spending $3.2 million...
| May 17, 2013
| 1:06 PM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Tammy Dickinson, United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced that a Springfield, Mo., man and a Kirbyville, Mo., man were charged in federal court today for their roles in a conspiracy to distribute...
| May 23, 2013
| 12:48 PM
Many an inebriated college student may have thought about how good tacos wrapped in a Doritos shell would taste, but a prison inmate is suing Irvine-based Taco Bell, saying the idea for the fast-food hit was his.
Gary Anthony Cole, 49, filed a federal...
| May 24, 2013
| 12:05 PM
Several unscrupulous companies are circulating materials in the Baltimore area that are aimed at taking advantage of homeowners, according to St. Ambrose Housing Aid Center, a Baltimore charity that counsels home buyers and people facing foreclosure....
| 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...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 2:58 PM
The Hollywood elite turned out in droves for the inaugural gala of the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on Thursday night in Beverly Hills.
Paparazzi swarmed the intersection of Santa Monica Boulevard and Canon Drive as Demi Moore,...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 7:37 PM
A Wrigleyville man was arrested Sunday night after he was accused of assaulting a U.S. Postal Service police officer who suspected the man was driving his moped around Lakeview while intoxicated.
The man, Eric Dahl, 33, was charged with aggravated...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 8:21 PM
The inspector general of the U.S. Postal Service is urging the agency to take a cue from the port of Baltimore and expand its partnerships with private businesses to cut costs and modernize its infrastructure.
In a report released last month, Inspector...