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Photo: FLLewis/ Media City G-- The line at Burbank Porto's Bakery and Cafe before 10 a.m. on Saturday, August 9, 2014

Shout out to Porto’s in Burbank

Shout out to Burbank’s Porto’s for topping one of the most prestigious lists around. The wonderfully tasty desserts and other food items on the menu got Porto’s ranked number one on Yelp’s Top 100 Places to Eat in the US for 2016. These “businesses that rank so highly in the Yelp community’s opinion that they have earned the status of must try within this lifetime, ” according to the Yelp blog. A well deserved honor for our Porto’s — only negative — with this new-found fame theRead More →

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Web Buzz: Charter-Time Warner deal, Kobe goes Hollywood, and more

As expected, Charter announced its deal to buy Time Warner Cable today. In a news released posted on the Charter website, the company says the deal is valued at $78.7 billion. This could be good news for many local Dodger fans who have been unable to watch home games due to a special arrangement the team made with Time Warner Cable. Included in the announcement today, Charter’s plans to purchase of  the country’s 6th largest Internet provider, Bright House Networks, too. “Put simply, the... Read More →

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Michael Jackson number one on list of top-earning dead celebrities

Once again, Michael Jackson is king of the top-earning dead celebrities. Over the last 12 months, Jackson’s estate has raked in $140 million, according to Forbes. Last year, Jackson topped the same list with $160 million. Not bad, for an entertainer who died from a drug overdose back on June 25, 2009. Some other celebrities who passed away long before Jackson are still earning big bucks as well. Taking second on the list with $55 million, Elvis who died in August of 1977. Presley... Read More →

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World’s most powerful women: Oprah, Beyonce, and Hillary are on the list

  Forbes is out with a list of the females who wheel the most power in 2013. Some high-profile women made the list like First Lady Michelle Obama, Oprah Winfrey, Beyonce Knowles, and Hillary Clinton. Also making the grade, Diane Sawyer, Meg Whitman, Angelina Jolie, Dian von Furstenberg, and Arianna Huffington. However, the woman who rated the number one spot, might surprise you. Details here.

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