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May 13, 1989 | From Associated Press
The Senate voted Friday to delay for 60 days the implementation of ethics regulations that several federal officials have blamed for their decisions to retire early. The delay, passed by unanimous consent, is expected to go to the House for a vote Monday, said a spokeswoman for Sen. John Glenn (D-Ohio), who sponsored the measure at the Bush Administration's request. The regulations, which would have taken effect Tuesday without the delay, were cited as a reason for this week's retirement of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's acting chief of the space station program, Thomas L. Moser.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 7, 2014 | By David Zahniser
A veteran Los Angeles building inspector sentenced last month to prison in an FBI corruption case will continue to receive a yearly pension of more than $72,000, according to a high-level retirement official. Samuel In, 66, pleaded guilty last year, admitting as part of a plea agreement that he took more than $30,000 in bribes while working as a senior inspector. He was sentenced last month to 2 1/2 years in prison after a federal prosecutor argued against leniency, mentioning his "substantial" pension.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 8, 1986
Why this propaganda to keep working when one does not care to do so? After a certain age, one does feel that it is time to stop working. Those who choose to keep working after 55, good for them! But, there are those of us who feel full benefits, at age 55, are welcome. Personally, I have worked long enough, and I do prefer retirement now. However, it's been fixed so that I am unable to retire, as yet. Full retirement at age 55 should be a matter of choice. Who cares to work after 60?
BUSINESS
April 5, 2014 | Liz Weston, Money Talk
Dear Liz: I am in a new relationship with a great woman. I've talked a little bit about money and retirement with her (she's 30). I am trying to let her know that it would be wise to contribute at least enough to her company's retirement program to get the full match. What are some books or articles that would show her the importance of saving for retirement? I like her, but this can be a deal breaker for me. What is the best way to introduce her to personal finances without scaring her?
ENTERTAINMENT
April 17, 2009 | Greg Braxton and Diane Pucin
For more than a generation the avuncular John Madden was the principal voice of America's most popular game, professional football. In his more than 30 years as a broadcaster, the former coach turned announcer appeared on all four networks and was familiar to those old enough to remember his 1977 Super Bowl victory with the Oakland Raiders as to those young enough to tackle his bestselling video game.
SPORTS
August 5, 2012 | By Bill Shaikin
LONDON -- After Michael Phelps concluded his record run in Beijing, he vowed never again to swim the 400-meter individual medley. The race was too grueling, he said, and he had no intention of trying try to repeat his 8-for-8 gold medal derby. Yet there he was, swimming the event again this year, repeatedly refusing to say why. "I'll give you the honest answer after I'm done," he said last week. On his first day as a retired swimmer, he did. PHOTOS: Olympic highlights from Day 9 He could not have lived with himself if he could have swum fast enough to win the gold medal in London.
SPORTS
October 9, 2012 | By Melissa Rohlin
The finish line for Kobe Bryant's career may be very near. Or maybe not. His contract with the Lakers runs through the 2013-14 season, and Bryant suggested in a recent cbssports.com story he might then retire. After practice Tuesday, reporters asked Bryant if he would only play for two more seasons.  "We'll see from year to year where it goes," Bryant said. What would it take for him to come back for a third year? "How the hell do I know?" Bryant said. "It's three years from now. " Bryant suggested that playing pro basketball for nearly two decades is a major mental challenge.
ENTERTAINMENT
November 20, 2012 | By Deborah Vankin
National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Rocco Landesman announced his retirement Tuesday effective at the end of the year -- but not without a sense of humor. "The time has come for me to become a cliché: I turned 65, am going to retire, and cannot wait to spend more time in Miami Beach," Landesman said in a statement released by the NEA. Landesman -- a Tony Award-winning producer of, among other hits, Mel Brooks ' “ The Producers ,”  looked back on his three-year term in the statement: “My intention has always been to serve one term, and we have been able to accomplish more than I had ever thought possible: sparking a national movement around creative placemaking, forging significant relationships with other federal agencies, creating an unprecedented healing arts partnership with the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, and increasing both the scope and impact of our research office.” Landesman was president of Jujamcyn Theaters, which produced “Angels in America” on Broadway in 1993-94 after its initial staging at Los Angeles' Mark Taper Forum.
SPORTS
August 31, 2012 | By Kevin Baxter
At 37, Galaxy midfielder David Beckman is more than twice as old as two of his teenage teammates. And there are days, he says, when he feels even older. "It's always harder when you're 37," he said after training Friday. "You always have niggling injuries and you always find it harder to get over games. " But despite that, Beckham isn't thinking about retirement just yet. "I said I wanted to continue playing as long as possible. So we'll see what age I finish at," he said.
BUSINESS
May 18, 2013 | By Ronald D. White, Los Angeles Times
Call it retirement anxiety, or maybe recession obsession. For all of their married life, Patrick Webster, 63, and Susie Martin, 54, have been extremely frugal. Webster and Martin, who both work at Marymount College in Rancho Palos Verdes, have been stashing away their combined income at an enviable rate - more than 25% - for retirement. Together they have more than $1 million in investments and no debt. But rather than feeling reasonably secure about their financial future, they dread a return of hard times.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 2, 2014 | By Steve Chawkins
Robert L. Brosio, a retired federal prosecutor who supervised high-profile cases that included those against bank swindler Charles Keating Jr. and Los Angeles police officers who were involved in the beating of Rodney King, has died. He was 77. Brosio, who for 28 years led the criminal division of the U.S. attorney's office in Los Angeles, had a massive pulmonary embolism in February, his daughter Serena Brosio said. He died Friday at a Pasadena hospital. While he seldom argued cases in court himself, Brosio was in charge of more than 100 prosecutors and set a standard of "ramrod integrity," said Nora Manella, an associate justice of the California Court of Appeal in Los Angeles.
NATIONAL
March 31, 2014 | By Ken Dilanian, This article has been corrected. See the note at the bottom for details
FT. MEADE, Md. - In nearly nine years as head of the nation's largest intelligence agency, Gen. Keith Alexander presided over a vast expansion of digital spying, acquiring information in a volume his predecessors would have found unimaginable. In Iraq, for example, the National Security Agency went from intercepting only about half of enemy signals and taking hours to process them to being able to collect, sort and make available details of every Iraqi insurgent email, text message and phone-location signal in real time, said John "Chris" Inglis, who recently retired as the NSA's top civilian.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 27, 2014 | By Abby Sewell
The head of Los Angeles County's public health department - one of the largest agencies of its kind in the nation - announced he is retiring, now that a controversial campaign to break apart his agency has been abandoned. Jonathan Fielding was named the first head of the public health agency in 2006, when county supervisors separated it from the department that runs the county's large hospitals and network of community medical clinics. He had previously served in a similar position as the county's health officer.
SPORTS
March 20, 2014 | By Bill Shaikin
Angels 3, Royals 2 AT THE PLATE: Mike Trout lifted his Cactus League average to .400. He homered and doubled, and he leads the Angels with four home runs and 14 runs batted in. David Freese went hitless in three at-bats. He is batting .212 this spring, with no extra-base hits in 33 at-bats. ON THE MOUND: Jered Weaver retired 13 consecutive batters at one point. Nick Maronde, who could open the season as the lone left-hander in the Angels' bullpen, relieved Weaver and retired left-handed batters Eric Hosmer and Alex Gordon.
NATIONAL
March 20, 2014 | By David Zucchino
FT. BRAGG, N.C. - In a sentence so light it stunned even his lawyers, Brig. Gen. Jeffrey A. Sinclair was sentenced Thursday to a reprimand and no jail time for misusing his authority over a subordinate with whom he had a three-year adulterous affair, ending a tumultuous court-martial that focused national attention on the military's uneven response to sexual misconduct. A military judge ordered Sinclair, 51, to forfeit $20,000 in salary and pay restitution of $4,156 for misusing his government charge card.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 20, 2014 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
Lawrence E. Walsh, a former federal judge and Wall Street lawyer who spent a frustrating seven years as the independent counsel investigating misconduct by Reagan administration officials in the Iran-Contra affair, died Wednesday at his home in Oklahoma City after a short illness, his family said. He was 102. Walsh undertook the controversial job when he was 75 and semi-retired from a career that began in the mid-1930s, when he prosecuted racketeering in New York City. The Republican later was appointed to the federal bench, served as president of the American Bar Assn., and was No. 2 in President Eisenhower's Justice Department before spending two decades with the powerful law firm of Davis, Polk & Wardwell.
SPORTS
January 2, 2014 | By Eric Sondheimer
 Former Encino Crespi pitcher Jeff Suppan has officially retired after 17 major-league seasons. He made the announcement to Jon Heyman of the MLB Network. Here's the story from MLB.com . He was the 2006 National League Championship Series MVP for the St. Louis Cardinals and made 417 starts in his career. He was a second-round draft pick of the Boston Red Sox in 1993. Eric.sondheimer@latimes.com  
BUSINESS
May 22, 2013 | By Paresh Dave
More than half of millennials -- 54% -- surveyed by a Wells Fargo & Co. retirement unit said their "biggest financial concern currently" was longer-term debt, mainly student and credit card debt. With the cost of college continuing to rise , about 64% of the 22- to 32-year-olds surveyed said they paid for school with loans. And 42% of the millennials said their debt was "overwhelming," twice the rate of baby boomers who were surveyed for comparison. The $1 trillion in outstanding student debt and low wages in the weak economy are causing the latest rounds of college graduates to put away less money for retirement.
ENTERTAINMENT
March 19, 2014 | By Scott Collins
KCET-TV will have to navigate the storm it now faces without its longtime captain. Al Jerome, who has run the troubled public TV outlet for the last 18 years, announced Tuesday that he would be stepping down from the organization, even as mounting financial woes threaten to overwhelm it. Jerome, 71, said he plans to retire in the next six months while he helps Burbank-based KCETLink, which now runs the station, find a new chief executive....
NATIONAL
March 19, 2014 | By David Zucchino
FT. BRAGG, N.C. - His eyes red, his head bowed, Brig. Gen. Jeffrey A. Sinclair strode uneasily to a courtroom lectern Wednesday and glanced up at a silver-haired military judge who will sentence him for offenses he admits he committed. Exactly two years had passed since a young Army captain who worked for Sinclair walked into the office of his commander in Afghanistan and revealed that she and the general had carried on an adulterous three-year affair in two war zones - prompting Army prosecutors Wednesday to ask the judge to dismiss Sinclair from the service.
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