Search for new post office behind schedule in Foster City, Calif.

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Daily Journal: After the post office in Foster City, Calif., was forced to close in January, city officials are urging the U.S. Postal Service to speed up the process of opening a new one, and in the meantime find a temporary location.

“I have concerns about how a prolonged closure of the post office in Foster City will inconvenience our residents and businesses,” City Manager Kevin Miller said in a press release. “The Foster City post office was heavily used by our residents, particularly seniors and others who rely on postal services in their daily lives.”

The U.S. Postal Service’s Charter Square Shopping Center location closed Jan. 31 because its lease expired and it had to make way for construction of a new elementary school, according to the release.  Read more.