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  • Glenoaks Post Office closes in Burbank

    Glenoaks Post Office closes in Burbank
    The Glenoaks Post Office closed its doors last month and its two employees were reassigned to nearby branches after more than two years of hand-wringing by residents. The move will reportedly save the cash-strapped U.S. Postal Service $740,270 in...
  • Around Town: The Bieb takes the stand

    My fantasy news flash: Retired singer claims wrongful deportation to La Cañada Flintridge LOS ANGELES — Retired singer and teen heartthrob Justin Bieber testified in court Tuesday that he is actually Canadian and not La Cañadan, when, as he claims...
  • Google expands test of its same-day delivery service to Southland

    Google Inc. is wading into the morass of same-day delivery pilots and programs rapidly collecting in the Southland, competing with e-commerce giants such as Amazon.com Inc. In the first expansion of a test it launched in the Bay Area in the spring,...
  • Postal workers' union criticizes Staples-run post offices

    California leaders from a national postal workers' union are criticizing a Staples pilot program that has installed dozens of small post offices in the office-supply stores.  American Postal Workers Union leaders said that opening retail units staffed...
  • Snow kept mail carriers from delivering to some houses

    Lee Smith's neighborhood finally is thawing out. Ice patches have receded. Grass patches have reappeared. And mail is being delivered regularly. Smith is among several people who live in the neighborhoods off Presidential Drive in Whitehall Township...
  • John Lennon, Steve Jobs and more to be featured on US stamps

    During the next few years the U.S. Postal Service will be releasing several pop culture-related stamps featuring icons like John Lennon, Steve Jobs and even Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, The Washington Post is reporting. None of the stamp designs have...
  • Kevin Hunt: Lottery Scam Targeting Seniors Now Includes Violent Threats, Intimidation

    Kevin Hunt: Lottery Scam Targeting Seniors Now Includes Violent Threats, Intimidation
    Scammers have Marvin Goldfarb's number, and address, and probably know the color of his house. Two years ago, Goldfarb provided The Bottom Line a stack of scam mail, delivered to his Newington home by the United States Postal Service. Goldfarb, 78, a...
  • Steve Jobs getting his own postage stamp in 2015

    IPod. IPad. IStamp? Steve Jobs, the late cofounder and chief executive of Apple, is among several pop culture figures who will be featured on U.S. postage stamps over the next few years. The stamp for Jobs, who led Apple during its creation and then...
  • Officials react to complaints of postal delays

    Officials react to complaints of postal delays
    — Members of Maryland's congressional delegation, saying constituents have complained of lengthy mail delays, pressed the U.S. Postal Service on Friday to resume regular delivery — even as the agency reported it was not aware of any...
  • Inspector general questions Postal Service property sales, leases

    Inspector general questions Postal Service property sales, leases
    SAN FRANCISCO — The independent watchdog for the U.S. Postal Service has raised new concerns about an exclusive contract with real estate giant CBRE Group Inc. to handle leases and sales of postal properties nationwide, saying the arrangement...
  • Goose night lights intended for WWII veterans get lost en route

     Goose night lights intended for WWII veterans get lost en route
    The Russians have the Winter Olympics. They also have a box of 60 small, plastic goose-shaped night lights that were intended for veterans who served aboard the USS Honolulu, a World War II ship nicknamed the Blue Goose. Just how the trinkets wound up...