The Postal Service is doing a discontinuance study on the downtown post office in Sonora, California. It's just a small retail outlet (1,400 square feet) in a leased space where the rent is about $2,000 a month. It's been there since 1982, but the lease expired at the end of 2013, and it looks like the Postal Service wants to take advantage of the opportunity to close the post office. The downtown Sonora office is conveniently located and readily accessible for pedestrians, but if it closes, residents will have to go to the main office on the outskirts of the south side. As you can see on Google Streetviews, it doesn't look like a very pedestrian friendly area. Read more.