Archive for the ‘ U.S. Postal Service ’ Category

NYTimes: Report Reveals Wider Tracking of Mail in U.S.


OCT. 27, 2014

WASHINGTON — In a rare public accounting of its mass surveillance program, the United States Postal Service reported that it approved nearly 50,000 requests last year from law enforcement agencies and its own internal inspection unit to secretly monitor the mail of Americans for use in criminal and national security investigations.

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DailyBulletin: United States Postal Service rate increase largest in 11 years


By Lisa Rein, The Washington Post
Posted: 01/27/14, 10:15 AM PST |

Postage rates on first-class letters and most other mail will rise Monday by 3 cents to help the financially ailing U.S. Postal Service recoup millions of dollars it lost during the economic downturn.

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The Sun: Redlands mail distribution center won’t close

Melissa Pinion-Whitt and Ed Castro, Staff Writers
Posted: 02/23/2012 09:44:39 AM PST

REDLANDS — The U.S. Postal Service’s mail distribution center here will remain open for the time being, making it the only at-risk center in the state to avoid closure.

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The Sun: Decision on closing postal center in Redlands is delayed

Neil Nisperos, Staff Writer
Posted: 12/14/2011 04:40:19 PM PST

Regional mail processing centers in the cities of Industry and Redlands remain on the chopping block, despite the cash-strapped U.S. Postal Service’s decision to delay closing any of its facilities until mid-May.

Each site has 750 employees, postal officials said.

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