Tag Archives: January

POSTAL SERVICE STOPS SATURDAY MAIL DELIVERY

Delivery of common “mail” on Saturdays to stop in one of the most significant steps taken by the United States Postal Service (USPS) to cut $2-billion costs at the struggling U.S. Congress controlled agency.   Packages (parcels) will continue to be delivered … Continue reading

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Mail-order Merchants hit by Postage Rate Increases effective Jan 27, 2013

U.S. Postal Service (USPS) announced it would raise postage rates on January 27, 2013, pending review by the Postal Regulatory Commission. Online product sellers are increasingly feeling the pressure to offer “free shipping” to their customers. Of course, the seller is compelled by … Continue reading

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Postal Service begs Congress for $$ relief

USPS may ask Congress to raise First-Class postage to 50 cents  Posted Feb 16, 2012 : 11 p.m. PST United States Postal Service is losing billions of dollars a year due to crushing competition from E-mail and texting. Now USPS officials … Continue reading

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Desert Stories V – A photo album

Joshua Tree California – Saturday January 28, 2012 Blak-Box Theater on the 29-Palms highway The Hi-Desert Cultural Center’s parking lot in the heart of Joshua Tree was packed to the brim as was the theater during performances. Intermissions found hundreds of … Continue reading

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BLAK BOX “Desert Stories V” SOLD OUT

Rock & Roll Hall of Famer, Eric Burdon, joins exciting slate of artists performing for Desert Stories V in Joshua Tree, Saturday, January 28, 2012. The theater doors will open at 6:30 p.m. with performances beginning after 7:00 p.m. Details … Continue reading

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USA POSTAGE RATE INCREASES – When & How Much?

  There seems to be a little confusion as to WHEN the price of postage stamps rise in 2012. Some say January 22, a Sunday and others have “heard” January 24, a Tuesday for 2012. . The price of a … Continue reading

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