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November 24, 1991
The Barrington Station Post Office in West Los Angeles will get a $1.57-million face lift. Improvements at the station include new counters, scales and calculators and 40 additional parking spaces. The renovations are needed to accommodate an increase in mail volume at the station. The post office will remain open during construction, which is scheduled to be finished by June, 1992.
September 13, 1995 | Associated Press
The Post Office is headed for a profit, its first since 1989. Postmaster General Marvin T. Runyon Jr. said Tuesday that projections indicate the agency will end the fiscal year $1.8 billion in the black. That's $1.6 billion better than expected, Runyon told the postal governing board at its monthly meeting.
September 24, 1996 | DEBRA CANO
Marking another step toward the revitalization of downtown, a groundbreaking ceremony will take place today for a new post office at Broadway and Clementine Street. It will replace the area's 62-year-old post office at 311 Broadway near Anaheim Boulevard. Construction will begin immediately on the 5,600-square-foot post office, with completion targeted for late January, said Lisa Stipkovich, executive director of the city's Redevelopment Agency.
December 20, 1994 | NICHOLAS RICCARDI
Despite years of lobbying, the post office here doesn't even have its own ZIP code. But now it has another--and less desirable--claim to fame: It's been robbed three times in the past three months. Postal officials call the number unusual. The most recent robbery occurred Friday when three thieves made off with roughly $13,000, Los Angeles police said. Shortly before 5 p.m.
February 13, 1988
These post offices are still open on Saturdays: Anaheim: Main Office 701 N. Loara 9 a.m. to noon Santa Ana: General Mail Facility 3101 W. Sunflower Ave. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. North Grand Station 2201 N. Grand 9:30 a.m. to noon Westminster: Carrier Annex 15030 Golden West Circle 9:30 a.m. to noon Westminster Mall Station 195 Westminster Mall 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., Closed from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and all day Wednesday. El Toro: El Toro Office 24552 Raymond Way 10 a.m.
February 13, 1992
By a vote of 254 to 160, the House approved a Democratic request that the Administration Committee probe charges of misconduct at the House post office. The U.S. attorney is conducting a separate criminal investigation of the facility. Charges leveled against thepost office include illegal drug sales, embezzlement and check kiting. The measure (HR 240) was supported by Democrats, who control the Administration Committee and have responsibility for the House post office.
May 25, 2010 | David Lazarus
A business inadvertently gives you counterfeit money — are you stuck with it? In most cases, yes. But what if that business happens to be a branch of the federal government? Los Angeles resident David Lipin found himself asking this question the other day after he cashed a $1,000 Postal Service money order at a West Hollywood post office. He said the postal worker handed him 10 $20 bills and eight $100 bills. Lipin, 43, said he then stopped at a nearby gas station to fill his tank.
October 1, 2012 | By Anh Do, Los Angeles Times
If there's a place in this immigrant hub where all lives intersect, it's the Little Saigon post office. The regulars, grandmothers and mothers who write letters to loved ones week after week greet one another as if at a reunion. The folks who don't earn enough to even have bank accounts wait next to patrons carrying $2,000 purses. Elders are allowed to go to the head of the line out of respect for their age. And single guys check P.O. boxes as regularly as soccer scores, because they don't get mail at their boardinghouses.
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