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Post office public hearing to focus on Berkeley sale plan

Protesters made their views known last year about the proposal to sell the downtown Berkeley post office building. Photo: Daniel Parks The United States Postal Service is holding a public meeting tonight to discuss the proposal to relocate the downtown Berkeley Post Office and sell its existing building at 2000 Allston Way. The USPS says the sale is necessary […]

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Berkeley mailboxes: Now you see them, now you don’t

USPS admits removing some Berkeley collection boxes in error. Seven have been replaced. Photo: wikimedia Last month Liza Lutzker noticed that in the space of a week, three out of her four neighborhood USPS mailboxes, all within walking distance of her Berkeley home, had disappeared. Lutzker wasn’t the only Berkeley resident to notice that mailboxes were being […]

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Rally held to protest sale of Berkeley’s main Post Office

Protesters held a rally outside downtown Berkeley’s main post office Wednesday to make clear their opposition to its sale. Photo: Kaia Diringer Protesters held a rally outside downtown Berkeley’s main post office Wednesday to make clear their opposition to its sale. Photo: Kaia Diringer Several dozen people gathered outside the downtown Berkeley post office Wednesday to protest […]

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Postal service plans sale of Berkeley’s main post office

The Post Office’s Renaissance-style arcade along Allston Way. Photo: Tracey Taylor The Post Office’s Renaissance-style arcade along Allston Way. Photo: Tracey Taylor Berkeley’s main post office, a distinguished Renaissance Revival work completed in 1914, is to be sold by the financially troubled US Postal Service. A spokeperson for USPS told Berkeleyside today that all carrier […]