| Feb 24, 2014
| 10:38 AM
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...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 2:36 PM
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...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 2:32 PM
A dose of polar cold kept some Chicago-area letter carriers from completing their appointed rounds last week, but the mail was back on schedule this week, a U.S. Postal Service spokesman said.
Heavy snows followed by subzero temperatures Jan. 6 and 7...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 2:50 PM
For years La Cañadans have gone to the post office, sometimes rushing to get in a last-minute request before closing time. Now, in an effort to be more accessible to postal customers, the post office has come to them.
A new Village Post Office (VPO)...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 4:04 PM
The following items were taken from police reports:
Someone removed a check from a mailbox in the 600 block of S. Williston sometime between 3:45 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. on Jan. 10.
Personal property, including an ID and debit card, were...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 5:27 PM
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,...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 3:03 PM
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...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 12:14 PM
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...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 6:07 PM
The mail is full of important paperwork this time of the year as employers, governments and brokerage houses send out tax-related forms.
Maybe you're getting nervous because your forms haven't arrived yet. JoAnn Trach of Allentown is, and she wonders...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 5:45 PM
Perhaps the U.S. Postal Service should commission a stamp honoring Shirley Familian.
For 25 years she has been honoring mail carriers everywhere by turning canceled postage stamps into art.
Friends from around the world clip the stamps from...
| Feb 12, 2014
Re "Like the DMV, but with more fees," Column, Feb. 7
The online DMV look-alike scam has other incarnations.
As a reasonably intelligent retired professional, I recently attempted to file change-of-address information with the U.S. Postal Service. I...