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  • When a mail carrier spends too much time on the cellphone

    When a mail carrier spends too much time on the cellphone
    Stephen says there's a new mail carrier in his neighborhood, and she's fond of chatting on her cellphone. In fact, she spends so much time yakking away, Stephen says, she sometimes delivers mail to the wrong house. She also frequently uses the F-word,...
  • Google and Amazon launch same-day delivery in L.A. area

    Google and Amazon launch same-day delivery in L.A. area
    Google and Amazon are going head to head over Los Angeles shoppers, launching same-day delivery services in the area within days of each other. Google said Sunday it is expanding its Google Shopping Express program to West Los Angeles and Manhattan from...
  • Sante Fe police dig up new leads -- and bones -- in 1952 cold case

    Sante Fe police dig up new leads -- and bones -- in 1952 cold case
    Nobody really vanishes into thin air. But that's more or less what happened to Inez Garcia on Nov. 2, 1952, when she stepped out of her husband's car in Santa Fe, N.M., never to be seen again. That, at least, is what Juan Andres Jose Garcia said. ...
  • Making potholes into art

    Making potholes into art
    It's officially spring. We're deep into pothole season, which, like other holiday seasons, seems to grow longer every year. This pothole season could be the longest yet. Potholes are out of control. The Chicago Department of Transportation said last month...
  • Supreme Court sides with airline against booted frequent flier

    Supreme Court sides with airline against booted frequent flier
    WASHINGTON — Airline customers complain about being mistreated daily, but Rabbi S. Binyomin Ginsberg took his grievance all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court. Unfortunately for Ginsberg, the court sided Wednesday with Northwest Airlines Inc.,...
  • The end of affirmative action

    Sometimes doctrines just vanish, once they appear as naked as the proverbial emperor in his new clothes. Something like that seems now to be happening with affirmative action. Despite all the justifications for its continuance, polling shows the public...
  • University of Baltimore land swap approved

    University of Baltimore land swap approved
    The Board of Public Works gave preliminary approval Wednesday to a land-swap deal that would give the University of Baltimore 2.5 acres in the heart of its campus area in exchange for finding a new location for a U.S. Postal Service truck repair facility....
  • Take precautions with gift cards this graduation season

    Talk about an impulse purchase gone bad. That's the polite way of describing my recent shopping experience after purchasing a $50 Amazon.com gift card for my nephew Charlie, who was turning six. The easiest thing would have been to order the gift card...
  • SXSW 2014: Musicians to salute new Jimi Hendrix stamp in free concert

    SXSW 2014: Musicians to salute new Jimi Hendrix stamp in free concert
    The man who turned the National Anthem inside out with his performance of “The Star-Spangled Banner” at Woodstock will become the latest musician to be honored by the U.S. Postal Service. A Jimi Hendrix Forever stamp will be introduced March...
  • Star-spangled celebrations planned for anthem's 200th anniversary

    WASHINGTON -- "The Star-Spangled Banner" -- familiar to football games, military functions and Olympic medal ceremonies -- turns 200 this year and the celebrations have already begun. The Smithsonian Institution has unveiled a U.S. Post Office-issued...
  • James B Avery October 6, 1938 - March 5, 2014

    James B Avery  October 6, 1938 - March 5, 2014
    It is with sadness we inform you of the passing of James B Avery, age 75 on March 5, 2014 at 11:55am. He was born in Detroit, Michigan and moved to California in 1958. He went to work at the US Post Office in 1960 and retired in 1995. He found...