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Post Offices hold special hours to beat last-minute holiday rush

December 18, 2011 12:00:00 AM PST
Select United States Postal Service branches are holding special hours to cater to those looking to beat the last-minute holiday rush.

With Monday and Tuesday projected to be the busiest mailing days of the year, some are trying to edge out the rush by shipping their gifts and cards on Sunday.

The USPS Airport Station, located at 9029 Airport Blvd. in Los Angeles is open on Sundays year round from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.

The following locations will also be open Sunday, Dec. 18 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Castaic/ Santa Clarita
28201 Franklin Pkway
Santa Clarita, CA 91383

City of Industry
15421 E. Gale Ave.
Industry, CA 91715

Long Beach
2300 Redondo Ave.
Long Beach, CA 90809

600 Lincoln Ave.
Pasadena, CA 91109

2510 Monterey St.
Torrance, CA 90503


15642 Sand Canyon Ave.
Irvine, CA 92619

Laguna Niguel
29911 Niguel Rd.
Laguna Niguel, CA 92607

Santa Ana
3101 W. Sunflower Ave.
Santa Ana, CA 92799


Rancho Cucamonga
10950 Arrow Route
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91729

San Bernardino
390 W. 5th St.
San Bernardino, CA 92401


Riverside Main Office
4150 Chicago Ave.
Riverside, CA 92507

Arlington Station
10275 Hole Ave.
Arlington, CA 92503

Suggested mailing dates to ensure delivery by Dec. 25

  • Parcel Post Ground - Dec. 15
  • First Class Mail - Dec. 20
  • Priority Mail - Dec. 21
  • Express Mail - Dec. 22

For the deadlines for particular areas or different types of mail, go to www.usps.com/shippingdates.

For holiday tips and information, go to www.usps.com/holiday.

To find a USPS branch in your area, go to www.usps.com, click "Find Locations" and enter your zip code.