McClellan post office to close Friday, but possibly not permanently

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Customers who are accustomed to using the post office at McClellan will have to find a new place to do business with the U.S. Postal Service after June 28. A letter posted on the front door of the aging office near the McClellan Medical Mall states …   Read more.

Glenoaks post office in Burbank to close

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After two years of hand-wringing by residents, the Glenoaks post office in Burbank will be closed and its two employees will be reassigned, the U.S. Postal Service confirmed Friday. The news comes less than two months after Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) …   Read more.

Wainwright, Alaska, Post Office may close on July 1

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Following an unsuccessful attempt to replace its retiring Postmaster Kenneth Tagarook, the North Slope village of Wainwright is in danger of losing its post office in just 10 short days. "They've been trying to find someone to work here," Tagarook said.  Read more.

FactCheck.org: Feinstein’s Husband & the Postal Service

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Q: Does Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s husband, Richard Blum, own a company that has an exclusive contract to sell United States Postal Service property? A: Blum has an interest in the CBRE Group, which won a competitive contract to sell postal properties. He is chairman of CBRE’s board and owns an investment firm that holds less than 5 percent of its … Read More

USPS OIG: Does a Hybrid Postal Model Have Merit?

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A recent study from a Washington think tank argues the U.S. Postal Service should provide only last-mile delivery of mail and open all other aspects of the mail system to competition. The report from the non-partisan Information Technology and Innovation Foundation came to a similar conclusion as an earlier proposal from a group of four mailing industry leaders who released … Read More