Tag archives: USPS

Cards and Letters
By Rinaldo Brutoco   |   October 1, 2020

Exploring the glue that holds our nation together – Part 2 “Keep those cards and letters coming.” Really now, is buying stamps all we can do to save the Post Office? Is delivering cards and letters all we should expect of the Post Office because there is more of a “personal touch” with them than […]

Lady and the Stamp
By Richard Mineards   |   September 20, 2018

TV talk-show titan Oprah Winfrey gave Montecito first responders her seal of approval when she attended the unveiling of a new U.S. Postal Service stamp. It includes a firefighter in red, a police officer in blue, and a paramedic in white, paying tribute to emergency personnel across America. The ceremony, with Oprah unveiling the stamp […]

First Responders Honored
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   September 20, 2018

At a special ceremony at Fire Station 1 last week, the United States Postal Service unveiled a commemorative Forever Stamp that honors first responders. USPS district manager Alfred Santos told the large crowd that he was moved to host the unveiling in Montecito, following the Thomas Fire and January mudslides, and the exceptional work of […]

Margerum Gives Artist Stamp of Approval
By Steven Libowitz   |   July 19, 2018

How often do you get a handwritten postcard or letter in your mailbox these days? For most people in this age of email, text messages, WhatsApp, and Twitter, that would be pretty much never. But if you’re Santa Barbara stalwart Hugh Margerum, the answer is several a day.  That’s because for the last several years, […]