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Kobe Bryant retires from the NBA

Number 24, Kobe Bryant, reminded everyone last night what kind of player he has been during his record-setting 20 seasons with the Lakers. During the past few months of his final season, it has seemed many times Bryant was limping into retirement — a shadow of the player he used to be. Then last night, before a sold out crowd of adoring fans, friends, family, and celebrities, Bryant put on a spectacular show scoring 60 points in the Lakers 101-96 win over the Utah Jazz at Staples Center.... Read More →

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Photo: FLLewis / Media City G -- Burbank City Council during final public comment segment of its meeting November 16, 2015

Burbank city manager’s retirement email to city council

There are some indisputable truths in the City Hall drama between the Burbank City Council and City Manager, Mark Scott. The city council hired Scott. They are his bosses. They’ve stood up for Scott from the very beginning. In the face of angry public criticism over Scott’s huge salary and benefit package of around $300,000, each council member publicly declared their support for the new city manager back in the summer of 2013. All five staked their reputations on Scott. The council members at the time,... Read More →

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Photo: FLLewis / Media City G -- Burbank City Manager, Mark Scott, during city council meeting November 16, 2015

Burbank city manager sends out retirement email

More drama at city hall in Burbank. Late last night, City Manager, Mark Scott, sent out an email about his plans to retire to City Clerk, Zizette Mullins. After his threat to resign over a vote he did not like at last Monday’s city council meeting, Scott clarified his intentions. He told the Burbank Leader:”I am not resigning,” Scott said in an email Tuesday evening . “I am retiring. Have not picked a date.” Below is the email Scott sent to the city clerk on Thursday... Read More →

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Free retirement investment seminar

Burbank Central Library offering a free retirement investment seminar. Learn how to build your investment foundation so you can live comfortable in those golden years. Get details on the three types of income: variable, reliable, and rising. Find out why an income stream is important.

Financial advisor, Janelle Samples, of Edward Jones investment firm will be conducting the seminar. There is no charge and it’s open to the public. For more information call (818) 238-5600.

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David Letterman announces surprise retirement from “Late Show”

The late night TV talk show landscape is about to change again. In a surprise announcement today, veteran talker, David Letterman, says he’s calling it quits in 2015 when his contract expires. Letterman announced  his retirement today in front of a studio audience before Thursday’s taping of  the CBS “Late Show” in the Ed Sullivan Theater in New York City’s Times Square. After more than 20 years, Letterman will be moving on next year. He didn’t give an exact date. In true Letterman style, he made the announcement... Read More →

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