Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
Los Altos resident Ron Ligon said construction crews working across the street from his house have blocked access to his mailbox on multiple occasions. His mail carrier has refused to exit his vehicle and deliver the mail on foot, citing a policy instituted by Postmaster Anli Zhao.
Los Altos resident Ron Ligon is on a mission to ensure that the Miramonte Avenue U.S. Postal Service adheres to federal policy that requires a mail carrier to deliver his mail even if access to his mailbox is obstructed.
Ligon said that after engaging in fruitless discourse with Postmaster Anli Zhao over the USPS holding his mail because construction trucks blocked his mailbox, “I told her, ‘If you want a war, you’ve got one. Because I’m retired. I’ve got time.”