| Jul 24, 2013
| 10:49 AM
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...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 8:00 AM
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....
| May 30, 2013
| 3:34 PM
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&...
| May 15, 2013
| 10:45 AM
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...
| May 10, 2013
| 11:20 AM
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...
| Apr 12, 2013
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...
| Mar 24, 2013
| 6:00 PM
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...
| Mar 3, 2013
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...
| Feb 24, 2013
| 8:00 AM
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...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 11:52 AM
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,...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 8:05 AM
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. ...