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October 24, 2000 | RICHARD WINTON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Michelle Jacobs woke up sleepy-eyed, just your average American teenager Monday morning who had to get out of bed a bit earlier than usual because she had something to do. But when she showed up for her appointment, the 17-year-old from La Canada Flintridge became a one-of-a-kind: the 2001 Rose Queen. Jacobs will reign over the 112th Rose Parade on New Year's Day. She edged out six court princesses, who threw their arms around her in a congratulatory hug on the Tournament House lawn in Pasadena.
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July 26, 2003 | Lynell George, Times Staff Writer
Sinking into a big living room sofa, George Jacobs is ringed by a lifetime of mementos, his Palm Springs apartment a shrine to koo-koo years of highballs, high rollers and voluptuous dames overflowing strapless gold lame. There are snapshots of Marilyn Monroe, signed publicity portraits of Frank Sinatra and Mia Farrow and scores of images -- movie stills, lobby cards, even a poster-size mug shot of Sinatra -- arranged collage-style on the wall.
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BUSINESS
August 2, 1996 | LORI HAYCOX, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
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.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 24, 2000 | RICHARD WINTON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Michelle Jacobs woke up sleepy-eyed, just your average American teenager Monday morning who had to get out of bed a bit earlier than usual because she had something to do. But when she showed up for her appointment, the 17-year-old from La Canada Flintridge became a one-of-a-kind: the 2001 Rose Queen. Jacobs will reign over the 112th Rose Parade on New Year's Day. She edged out six court princesses, who threw their arms around her in a congratulatory hug on the Tournament House lawn in Pasadena.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 26, 2003 | Lynell George, Times Staff Writer
Sinking into a big living room sofa, George Jacobs is ringed by a lifetime of mementos, his Palm Springs apartment a shrine to koo-koo years of highballs, high rollers and voluptuous dames overflowing strapless gold lame. There are snapshots of Marilyn Monroe, signed publicity portraits of Frank Sinatra and Mia Farrow and scores of images -- movie stills, lobby cards, even a poster-size mug shot of Sinatra -- arranged collage-style on the wall.
NEWS
December 1, 1987 | Reuters
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.
NEWS
December 12, 1993 | SEAN WATERS, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
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.
BUSINESS
October 4, 2012 | By Lauren Beale, Los Angeles Times
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.
NEWS
July 31, 1994 | SEAN WATERS, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
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.
NEWS
December 26, 1993 | SEAN WATERS, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Dorsey lineman Norman Ysaguirre and Crenshaw linebacker Dennis Fomond have been selected to the inaugural 1993 Coaches Poll All-State Football Team, selected by coaches and sportswriters. Ysaguirre, a 6-foot-1, 235-pound senior, was selected to the first team defense after leading Dorsey to the City Section 4-A Division finals. Despite injuries, Ysaguirre had 52 tackles. He was named City Times' 1993 lineman of the year. Fomond, a 5-10, 192-pound senior, made the All-State second team defense.
BUSINESS
August 2, 1996 | LORI HAYCOX, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
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.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 5, 2003 | David Reyes, Times Staff Writer
A 77-year-old retired Newport Beach attorney was jailed Tuesday on suspicion of hit-and-run driving when an auto shop employee tipped police that a man had asked him to replace his car's smashed windshield. George Jacobs' 1996 black Thunderbird had front-end damage and a broken windshield that still had hair on it, said Laguna Beach Police Sgt. Jason Kravetz. A pedestrian was critically injured Saturday evening when he was hit while crossing Coast Highway in Laguna Beach.
BUSINESS
March 18, 2013 | By Lauren Beale
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.
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