A letter from San Diego to New York should take three days from the time our letter was dropped in the downtown collection box. Mail from San Diego meets the delivery standard 92 percent of the time.
Howie Verrill: Neighborhood collection boxes “would eliminate many disabling injuries, because you’re not tripping over lawns and sprinklers or going up frozen stoops and falling on your ass."
Posted July 13, 1995
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San Diego mailmen spends half of their days sorting mail