August 2, 1996 |
A federal jury has convicted the operators of a defunct Irvine insurance company on conspiracy and seven fraud charges for selling more than $15 million in worthless bonds to contractors. The jury found George Jacobs, 70, of Newport Beach and Thomas Ashley, 61, of Santa Ana guilty of one count of conspiracy, two counts each of mail fraud, wire fraud and interstate transportation of property obtained by fraud. Both men were returned to custody after their convictions late Wednesday.
December 1, 1987 |
A fist-fight broke out between two surgeons during an operation in a northern English hospital, and one had to be treated for minor injuries, a health authority spokesman said on Monday. Another doctor had to step in and finish the operation after orthopedic surgeon Bob Johnson clashed with George Jacobs over working hours at Birkenhead's Arrowe Park Hospital. The spokesman said the authorities were considering disciplinary action.
October 4, 2012 |
A triplex in West Hollywood that has counted both singer Frank Sinatra and film star Marilyn Monroe among its former tenants has come on the market at $4.75 million. Sinatra's and Monroe's rentals overlapped in 1961. He used his apartment as a getaway and she lived in hers, according to "Mr. S: My Life With Frank Sinatra," written by George Jacobs, his valet at the time. The owner is Beverly Coburn, actor James Coburn's first wife. She bought the building in 1989 for $1.643 million from interior designer Kalef Alaton, who had remodeled it. The three units in the gated compound share a courtyard and patio space.
December 12, 1993 |
Fremont Coach Taja Rodisha did not offer any excuses for the way the Pathfinders played Friday against San Pedro. "San Pedro outclassed us," Rodisha said after the Pathfinders were humbled, 31-7, in the City Section 3-A Division finals at Gardena High. "They showed us tonight who was the best team in the City." Fremont had four turnovers in the second half. San Pedro, which won its second consecutive 3-A title, took advantage of the mistakes to outscore the Pathfinders, 24-0, in the second half.
March 18, 2013 |
Beverly Coburn, actor James Coburn's first wife, has sold a West Hollywood triplex with a history of stellar tenants for $3.72 million. The building, which has counted film star Marilyn Monroe and singer Frank Sinatra among its one-time residents, came on the market in the fall at $4.75 million. Monroe's and Sinatra's tenancies overlapped in 1961. She lived in her apartment, and he used his as a getaway, according to “Mr. S: My Life With Frank Sinatra,” written by George Jacobs, his valet at the time.
July 31, 1994 |
The Chris Mims Senior Bowl, scheduled for Saturday at Compton College, was canceled because Mims did not fulfill his financial obligation to the all-star football game, organizer Jerry Weiner said. Weiner said he has made several attempts to contact Mims but has not heard from the former Dorsey High and current San Diego Charger lineman. Mims was in the third year of a four-year contract to sponsor the game.