Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Berkeley standing strong for historic post office whille Postal Service closes offices across the country

Berkeley post office's fate not quite sealed

"... In a rare moment of agreement, the City Council voted unanimously to condemn the sale, and dozens of residents have been writing impassioned pleas urging the federal government to reconsider. The argument is that the building itself is a historic, public structure and, like many old post offices, includes important murals, reliefs and artwork. The Postal Service, they argue, does not have a right to sell a public trust and should not be drifting toward privatization. ..."   

Reference: www.sfgate.com

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