CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 9, 1994 |
A bodybuilder once featured in a Playgirl magazine centerfold was arrested Thursday on suspicion of pimping and pandering, following an undercover investigation of an out-call service with 25 to 30 employees, police said. John Albert LaForme, 28, also was booked on suspicion of having steroids, Sgt. Barry Weinstein said. "This was a sophisticated, high-class operation" operated out of LaForme's Orange apartment for the past four years, Weinstein said.
December 27, 1990 |
Lowlights, dark nights and weird sights of football, 1990, as culled from the Dead Season Scrolls: HIGH SCHOOLS A 5-foot-8 member of the girls' cheerleading team at Coronado High (Colo.), whose "great legs" drew admiring comments from one player on the football team, turned out to be a 26-year-old man.
October 5, 1987 |
The nouveaux riches finally have a magazine all their own. It's called, ambitiously enough, Millionaire, and it's a magazine for the working rich, says president/publisher/editor-in-chief/creative director Douglas Lambert, who is targeting an audience with money to burn--or one that would like to have money to burn.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 8, 1997 |
What does Brad Pitt have in common with the Ford Pinto, 32,000 flammable sweaters and cheese? All have been the subject of recalls. A Superior Court judge Thursday ordered the publishers of Playgirl magazine to recall its August issue because it contains nude photographs of Pitt and his former girlfriend, lawyers for both sides said. Although lawyers for Playgirl said the issue has sold out, they immediately appealed the ruling. Judge Robert H.
June 12, 1986 |
Playgirl magazine has filed for protection from its creditors under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code in New York. The monthly publication, which offers light self-help features, celebrity interviews and a variety of Man of the Month nude photographs, had been losing circulation and advertising revenue steadily for the last several years.
May 30, 2001 |
With only three days left until she tied the knot, Jane Edith Wilson was going to have one last wild night as a single woman. The Conga Room? A male strip show? Nope. Wilson, a 36-year-old Los Angeles actress-comedian spent her waning minutes as an unattached woman gripping a large neon ball and bowling with seven friends. On a recent night at Jillian's Hi-Life Lanes in Universal City--a cross between a retro bowling alley and ritzy bar--the bachelorette party was well underway.