| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
The U.S. Postal Service has released dog attack rankings for 2012 by city. Last year, nearly 5,900 letter carriers were attacked by dogs. Overall, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there were thought to be about 4.7 million...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 1:32 PM
The New Lenox Village Board this week approved a six percent tax on hotel and motel customers, including visitors at any future establishments built along U.S. Highway 30 near Interstate 355.
"We want to have the ordinance in place when development...
| Nov 3, 2013
Mark Boster, photographer, deserves much praise for the lead photo on the Travel section cover with the story "Talk About Color" [Oct. 27], in which flamingos are reflected in the water where orange koi are also swimming. The orange, green, and black...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 4:49 PM
It's pretty much expected that everyone knows everything about you in today's privacy-free world. But it's still freaky to see how easily a business can crawl into your life.
Elaine Miller, 61, recently was expecting a package from UPS. She called the...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 8:06 PM
It could be said that Des Plaines resident Frank Andrews, 94, an Army World War II veteran, is a patient man.
After all, he waited 68 years to receive the medals he earned during his service that included his actions on Omaha Beach on D-Day and later in...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 5:05 PM
The Orange County Fairgrounds on Nov. 11 will host a Veterans Day event billed as the county's largest in recent memory.
Veterans groups and various labor unions — including the Orange County Employees Assn. and California Labor Federation —...
| Sep 17, 2013
Gregory Watson's college essay received a C — and changed America.
The next time someone goes on about how one citizen can't make a difference in this country or how the political system cannot be changed, tell them the story of Watson and the...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 12:22 PM
A 23-year-old Gardena woman accused of fleeing the scene after a fatal collision with a bicyclist in June is the daughter of an LAPD sergeant and the victim was a U.S. Postal Service worker, police confirmed Thursday.
Vanessa Marie Yanez is charged in...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 2:31 PM
It's called snail mail because it's slow compared with its electronic competitors – and electrons, unlike humans, work for free.
The U.S. Postal Service is in “the midst of a financial disaster” and may need an emergency increase in...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 7:51 PM
Santa Monica Airport is steeped in glamour and history.
Douglas Aircraft Co. built its famous DC-3s there, and in 1924 it was the jumping off point for U.S. Army pilots who were the first to circumnavigate the globe by air. The first woman to fly the U....
| Sep 20, 2013
| 12:10 PM
I am concerned about the potential sale of Glendale’s central post office. I wish to voice my opposition to the sale.
This is the main post office in Glendale. It is centrally located, convenient to the business and city government district, and...