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March 23, 1988 | Associated Press
Jim Jacobs, the co-manager of heavyweight champion Mike Tyson, died today of pneumonia at Mt. Sinai Hospital after suffering from chronic lymphocytic leukemia for nine years, said Bill Cayton, Tyson's other manager and Jacobs' partner in Big Fights since 1960. Jacobs was 58. He was considered one of the greatest handball players in history. Tyson's Round 2 knockout of Tony Tubbs on Monday in Tokyo was the first of his fights Jacobs had missed.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 20, 1992 | NANCY WRIDE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Newly appointed acting Police Chief Jim Jacobs said Monday that he does not know where the truth lies in the sexual harassment suit that has rocked his department in recent weeks, but he says it has "forever changed everyone's life" on the 250-person force. "Like most employees, I don't know what the truth is. . . . We will see like everybody else," Jacobs said in his first interview since being named to the post last Thursday, after Chief Arb Campbell and Capt.
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SPORTS
August 19, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Past and present handball stars will play exhibition matches at 6 tonight at the Los Angeles Athletic Club in an event honoring the late Jim Jacobs, former U.S. handball champion and boxing figure.
SPORTS
August 19, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Past and present handball stars will play exhibition matches at 6 tonight at the Los Angeles Athletic Club in an event honoring the late Jim Jacobs, former U.S. handball champion and boxing figure.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 17, 1987 | CATHY DE MAYO
"Grease" at the Southampton Dinner Theatre is refreshing, bubbly and mostly benign--a sort of '50s Lite. Of course, the '50s have been parodied so much that it's difficult to determine where reality leaves off and the cliches begin. "Grease," written by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey, helped fan the fever of '50s nostalgia when it made its debut in 1972.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 20, 1992 | NANCY WRIDE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Newly appointed acting Police Chief Jim Jacobs said Monday that he does not know where the truth lies in the sexual harassment suit that has rocked his department in recent weeks, but he says it has "forever changed everyone's life" on the 250-person force. "Like most employees, I don't know what the truth is. . . . We will see like everybody else," Jacobs said in his first interview since being named to the post last Thursday, after Chief Arb Campbell and Capt.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 29, 2007 | Larry Gordon, Times Staff Writer
Memories of 1980 at Occidental College's Haines Hall have the standard fragments of the era: stereos blasting the B-52's through the dorm, pot-fueled bull sessions about the revival of draft registration, late-night cramming for economics exams. That otherwise private nostalgia took on public significance this month when a former Haines Hall resident from Hawaii known at the time as Barry announced that he was forming an exploratory committee to run for president of the United States. U.S. Sen.
NEWS
March 23, 1988 | Associated Press
Jim Jacobs, the co-manager of heavyweight champion Mike Tyson, died today of pneumonia at Mt. Sinai Hospital after suffering from chronic lymphocytic leukemia for nine years, said Bill Cayton, Tyson's other manager and Jacobs' partner in Big Fights since 1960. Jacobs was 58. He was considered one of the greatest handball players in history. Tyson's Round 2 knockout of Tony Tubbs on Monday in Tokyo was the first of his fights Jacobs had missed.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 17, 1987 | CATHY DE MAYO
"Grease" at the Southampton Dinner Theatre is refreshing, bubbly and mostly benign--a sort of '50s Lite. Of course, the '50s have been parodied so much that it's difficult to determine where reality leaves off and the cliches begin. "Grease," written by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey, helped fan the fever of '50s nostalgia when it made its debut in 1972.
NEWS
November 11, 1988
Warren Casey, 53, co-author of the hit musical "Grease." Casey was best known as a collaborator with Jim Jacobs of Chicago on "Grease," a joyous look at high school in the 1950s that went to Broadway and then became a movie. Among its stars was actor John Travolta. A native of Yonkers, N.Y., Casey taught in New York high schools and went to Chicago in the 1960s. He met Jacobs while acting with the Chicago Stage Guild. In Chicago on Tuesday of AIDS.
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