Sold American: An inventory of USPS disposed properties, 2009-2014

The Postal Service has sold over 500 properties over the past five years, but it hasn’t released much information about the disposals. A few weeks ago, however, the Postal Service finally updated its Owned Facilities report, so it’s now possible to learn more about which properties have been sold off. The overall scope of the…

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USPS seeks new site for La Jolla letter carriers, downplays importance of audit requested by Congress

La Jolla’s postmaster has been viewing rental properties in and around the Village in which to relocate United States Postal Service (USPS) services from its 720 Silver St. facility (off Draper Avenue) — including the complex at the corner of Silverado Street and Fay Avenue where La Jolla Sports Club is located, sources closed to…

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Mail today, gone tomorrow | Opinion

The U.S. Postal Service’s bizarre decision to sell beloved old buildings to raise quick cash has created angst across the country, writes syndicated columnist Froma Harrop. VENICE, Calif. — This beach community is L.A.’s latest magnet for hip, cool and gentrification. Modest cottages currently sell for an immodest $2 million, even as homeless people, sprawled…

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