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USPS Approves Relocation of Weho Post Office

A new location is yet to be determined. Appeals of the decision to relocate must be postmarked by Feb. 8.

The following is a press release from the U.S. Postal Service.

The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) announced Thursday that it has approved the relocation of the West Hollywood Branch Post Office, located at 820 N. San Vicente Blvd., to a yet-to-be-determined location within the city of West Hollywood and as close to the current site as possible.

A date for the move has not been established at this time. There will be no change in West Hollywood Post Office Box numbers or ZIP Code.

A community meeting was held at West Hollywood Park Auditorium on Nov. 15, 2012, and a written public comment period was open from Oct. 31 through Nov. 30, 2012, to gather customer comments. The relocation proposal and all public input received were then forwarded to USPS Headquarters in Washington, D.C., where a decision was made to move forward with the plan.

The decision may be appealed for 15 days. An appeal must be postmarked on or before Feb. 8, 2013, and mailed to:

Vice President, Facilities
Facilities Implementation
1300 Evans Ave. Ste. 200
San Francisco, CA 94188-0200

This cost-reduction plan is part of a nationwide response by the Postal Service to maintain universal service in the face of dramatic decreases in mail volume, the failure of Congress to pass comprehensive postal legislation and other economic factors that have caused net losses of over $35 billion in the past five years. USPS does not receive tax dollars for its operations or facilities.

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George January 28, 2013 at 07:41 AM
I have been going to both post offices since 1981. Many memories.......long lines etc.......
Bazoo January 28, 2013 at 07:41 AM
That's what the article says but the Post Office is broke and they are closing locations left and right. We'll see if they actually open a new location. If they do it's going to be one of their new self serve locations which they place in strip malls. I've seen their new set ups and they are basically PO boxes with self serve kiosks. Oh well, I guess that's better than nothing. I hope they relocate the workers since many of them have worked in Weho for quite a long time.
George January 28, 2013 at 07:58 AM
I love all those friendly employee's! After SO many years they are like family.
tommy January 31, 2013 at 04:00 PM
How can ANYONE say this is a good post office. It has the Rudest employees , longest lines and parking trap ( 15min max meters). it is a example of why the post office in general is failing. I had to buy a UPS store box to get any kind of shipments. The employees are not happy about delivering anything. In fact the testiment is that they have available PO boxes which is a RARE thing across the country. So many have just left because of bad service. ( locked doors until 9am ) etc Read the yelp page
jhj March 09, 2013 at 12:51 PM
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