postal service

Kay Lee Ahnemann

The recent removal of two Goleta post office boxes sparked outrage from locals and Congressman Salud Carbajal. In response, the USPS re-installed the boxes outside the Patterson Avenue post office Monday evening.

“It made me and, I think, the public very suspect about why these boxes were removed," Congressman Salud Carbajal said. "Basically it put in motion inquiries from my office to find out why this was the case.”

You've got mail: a deluge of campaign mailers

Nov 20, 2018
Tyler Pratt/KCBX News

Two weeks after the general election, San Luis Obispo County Clerk-Recorder Tommy Gong says his office is still counting vote-by-mail ballots. He expects to release more numbers later this week, and next. But one thing has halted: those election mailers stuffing mailboxes since summer. How much do campaigns spend on mailers? How many mailers were there? And where do they end up when the election is over?

Greta Mart/KCBX

About a dozen United States postal workers and their supporters gathered in San Luis Obispo Monday, joining their colleagues across the country on a day of rallies, chanting, “U.S. Mail, not for sale.”