Final Blow: Postal Service issues ‘final determination’ to sell La Jolla’s post office


The day after La Jollans celebrated their country’s independence with a fireworks display at the cove, the Postal Service tacked a notice to the Wall Street post office that many La Jollans consider decidedly unpatriotic — USPS’s “final determination” of plans to sell the historic building at 1140 Wall St.

Community members who have been working to keep postal services in the building for more than a year and a half reacted swiftly to the announcement, which comes at the conclusion of the USPS’s review of more than 70 appeals filed in response to the planned sale of the building, and relocation of its services.

Task force chair Leslie Davis called the announcement “a frontal assault on communities across the United States.”   Read more.

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