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  • Review: The Postal Service delivers singalong joy at the Greek

    Review: The Postal Service delivers singalong joy at the Greek
    On a Tuesday night in which big, bouncing booties battled bedroom synth pop for supremacy, there were few losers at the Greek Theatre save for the uptight or boring.  Co-opener Big Freedia, a shockingly charismatic New Orleans party starter with a combo...
  • The Postal Service's special delivery for fans

    The Postal Service's special delivery for fans
    The members of the electro-pop group the Postal Service have slightly different recollections about what exactly they were doing just before playing this year's Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. But they each remember the night clearly....
  • Johnny Cash 'Music Icon' postage stamp to be unveiled June 5

    Johnny Cash 'Music Icon' postage stamp to be unveiled June 5
    The U.S. Postal Service’s new Forever postage stamp honoring Johnny Cash will be unveiled Wednesday at a special ceremony at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville with a gathering of country music stars, including some of the Man in Black&...
  • 'Most vicious' L.A. leads nation in dog attacks on postal carriers

    'Most vicious' L.A. leads nation in dog attacks on postal carriers
    Sometimes when dog bites man, it is news. The United States Postal Service released Wednesday its "top dog attack city rankings" with a "most vicious" Los Angeles topping the list. The City of Angels saw 69 dog attacks on postal employees in the...
  • U.S. Postal Service lost $1.9 billion in 2nd quarter

    U.S. Postal Service lost $1.9 billion in 2nd quarter
    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...
  • When public infrastructure goes private

    When public infrastructure goes private
    Consider some of the things that have bound our nation together: Universal postal service at a flat rate, whether you live in Santa Monica or Sitka, Alaska. Interstate highways, built with taxpayer funds and free of tolls. Regulated phone and electric...
  • Email tax may slice spam and scams out of inboxes

    Email tax may slice spam and scams out of inboxes
    SACRAMENTO — The most courageous politician in California — probably the nation — is a Berkeley city councilman, Gordon Wozniak. His gutsy act: proposing that the government tax email. Yes, sacrosanct, time-gobbling, out-of-control...
  • Jerome Oxman dies at 97; his mail-order business became military surplus store and museum

    Jerome Oxman dies at 97; his mail-order business became military surplus store and museum
    Jerome Oxman, who started a mail-order business in the early 1960s that grew into a sprawling Santa Fe Springs outlet that became both a military surplus store and a military museum, has died. He was 97. Oxman died of prostate cancer Feb. 22 at his...
  • Luggage service vs. package delivery: Packing for the long haul

    Luggage service vs. package delivery: Packing for the long haul
    Question: My husband and I will be traveling abroad for several weeks. We plan to pack lightly so that we do not have to check luggage. However, we will need more toiletries than we can carry on our planes so we are thinking about shipping them ahead. Can...
  • U.S. Postal Service to launch 'Rain Heat & Snow' fashion line

    U.S. Postal Service to launch 'Rain Heat & Snow' fashion line
    Snail mail is fast going out of style. How is the U.S. Postal Service trying to stay hip? By launching a fashion line. The quasi-government agency, which is struggling financially and recently announced plans to stop delivering letters on Saturdays,...
  • U.S. Postal Service loses $1.3 billion in last 3 months of 2012

    U.S. Postal Service loses $1.3 billion in last 3 months of 2012
    The beleaguered U.S. Postal Service can't seem to catch a break. Just two days after announcing it would cease Saturday delivery of first-class mail later this year, the agency Friday announced it lost $1.3 billion during the last three months of 2012. ...