>Sonora / Tuolumne News, Sports, & Weather, Angels Camp, Twain Harte, Jamestown | Union Democrat

News Classifieds Web
web powered by Web Search Powered by Google

Home arrow News arrow Local News arrow Moccasin post office closes

Moccasin post office closes

The Moccasin Post Office closed April 25, forcing people to get their mail in Chinese Camp. Maggie Beck / Union Democrat, Copyright 2014.
The post office in Moccasin has closed, forcing about 90 postal customers to get their mail in Chinese Camp.

The post office was open two hours a day, five days a week, said Tyrone Jue, spokesman for the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission.

“We had sent correspondence to the Postal Service to see if there was interest in renewing the lease,” he said. “After months of no response, we began moving forward with plans to repurpose the building.” 

More than 200 SFPUC employees work at Moccasin as part of the Hetch Hetchy Water and Power system, and up to 100 people live at the company town, Jue said. 

The building and land that housed the post office are owned by the City of San Francisco. The lease ended April 1 and the post office closed April 25. 

“We lost our lease so we had to move,” said Groveland Postmaster Norma Powell. 


For the complete story, see the May 8, 2014, edition of The Union Democrat.     


Follow UnionDemocrat.com

Get Today's Top Headlines to your inbox

The Union Democrat print edition

The Union Democrat 08/28/15

View Paper

The Union Democrat is now online in a Replica E-edition form and publishes Tuesday through Saturday. E-Edition or Print Plus subscribers have full access.

Subscribe

If you are not a current subscriber, subscribe today for immediate access.

View all The Union Democrat print publications

Weekender by The Union Democrat

Weekly Arts and entertainment guide for Calaveras and Tuolumne counties

Weekender 08/27/15

View Guide

Available online every Friday or get it early in Thursday's print edition.

View past copies of the weekender

News
Local / Sports / Business / Stocks / News of Record / State / Nation/World / Obituaries / Submit News
Opinion
Editorials / Letters
Photos
Union Democrat Photos / Community Photos /
Classifieds
Search Classifieds / Jobs / Autos / Homes / Rentals / Place an Ad
Online Extras
Weather / Local Business Links / Community Links / Photo Reprints
Union Democrat
About / Contact / Commercial Printing / Subscriptions / Terms of Use / Site Map

© Copyright 2001 - 2015 Western Communications, Inc. All rights reserved. By Using this site you agree to our Terms of Use