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May 2, 1989
Geotek Industries, a Chatsworth based laser manufacturer, has a 12-month option to buy Jerico Precision Manufacturing Corp. in Yonkers, N.Y. If Geotek buys the company, terms call for Geotek to pay $100,000 in cash for Jerico's shares and another $300,000 depending on Jerico's financial performance. In addition, Geotek has an agreement to provide Jerico with about $1 million in financing, including a $750,000 loan and a letter of credit of $150,000 to guarantee certain debts. In March, Geotek was spun off from Patlex, another Chatsworth company, which battled for years in courts to win claim over several key laser patents.
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September 28, 1992 | TERRY PRISTIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A screenwriter who apparently thinks he has been, well, abused by the Writers Guild is seeking to give himself a vulgar synonym for sexual intercourse as a pen name. After all, reasons the screenwriter, Jerico Stone, the word is commonplace in the movies these days: It is uttered several dozen times in the Academy Award-nominated screenplay for the 1990 film "GoodFellas," Stone wrote the Writers Guild of America, West, in seeking to register his pseudonym.
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ENTERTAINMENT
September 28, 1992 | TERRY PRISTIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A screenwriter who apparently thinks he has been, well, abused by the Writers Guild is seeking to give himself a vulgar synonym for sexual intercourse as a pen name. After all, reasons the screenwriter, Jerico Stone, the word is commonplace in the movies these days: It is uttered several dozen times in the Academy Award-nominated screenplay for the 1990 film "GoodFellas," Stone wrote the Writers Guild of America, West, in seeking to register his pseudonym.
BUSINESS
May 2, 1989
Geotek Industries, a Chatsworth based laser manufacturer, has a 12-month option to buy Jerico Precision Manufacturing Corp. in Yonkers, N.Y. If Geotek buys the company, terms call for Geotek to pay $100,000 in cash for Jerico's shares and another $300,000 depending on Jerico's financial performance. In addition, Geotek has an agreement to provide Jerico with about $1 million in financing, including a $750,000 loan and a letter of credit of $150,000 to guarantee certain debts. In March, Geotek was spun off from Patlex, another Chatsworth company, which battled for years in courts to win claim over several key laser patents.
ENTERTAINMENT
June 11, 1989
I will return to the "Opera" every chance I get. My tastes aren't very refined, I guess. Heck, I even subscribe to the L.A. Times. J. JERICO MARSHALL Upland
ENTERTAINMENT
February 2, 1989 | PATRICK GOLDSTEIN
With so many flamboyant directors and macho producers making the rounds these days, Hollywood insiders rarely find time to buzz about a lowly screenwriter. But what if he's a guy whose script was based on a real-life encounter with an alien? Now that gets Hollywood talking.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 17, 1988
In our look at the metamorphosis of the script for "My Stepmother is an Alien," we reported that Jerico Stone penned the original script after the success of pics like "E.T." and "WarGames." A rep for Stone called to counter this, saying that Stone's script was written much earlier.
BUSINESS
September 12, 1989
Geotek Industries in Chatsworth sold its laser business, Apollo Lasers, in two transactions totaling $945,000. The company's industrial laser division was sold to Laser Machining of Somerset, Wis., and its scientific laser unit was sold to Laser Photonics of Orlando, Fla. Geotek said the potential growth of the laser business, which had lost money in 1988, "is not consistent with our corporate objectives." Geotek was created in March when Patlex Corp.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 12, 1998
Regarding David Chute's article on Joe Dante ("When Size Doesn't Matter," July 5): If Dante feels that the film "Matinee" is "doubly autobiographical," it is infinitely painful for me, who gave it birth and named it, to once again see a director credited for a screenwriter's original vision! JERICO STONE Los Angeles Stone shared a story credit on "Matinee."
SPORTS
May 26, 1988
Donna Watson of Yorba Linda shot a four-under-par 71 Wednesday to take a four-stroke lead in the first round of the 65th annual Los Angeles City Women's golf tournament at the Sepulveda Golf Complex. Linda Chen Olsen of Porter Valley and Heide Voorhees of Woodley Lakes were tied for second at 75 in the 54-hole event on the 6,133-yard Encino course. Defending champion Jerico Gonzales Trianna shot an 82.
NEWS
December 20, 1996 | MARY BETH SHERIDAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Lucy Napuri was glowing with a mother's pride as she bounded into the grocery store. Waiting in the car was her son Sergio, fresh from his high school graduation. Her other son, Jerico, was at a glittering party at the Japanese ambassador's house--another honor atop a trip he won to Tokyo for being an outstanding youth. It was one of her happiest days, she was thinking. Then she was stopped cold. There, on the store television, was the ambassador's residence, seized by gun-wielding guerrillas.
NEWS
May 11, 1994 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
A 7-year-old boy was killed and his mother, grandmother and sister were in critical condition Tuesday after being bound, gagged and stabbed in a dispute over money, police said. A relative of the victims was arrested in Oakland by the California Highway Patrol a few hours after the attack. Ricky Tejada, the father of the slain boy, returned from his night job at a hotel to the bloody scene at his home Tuesday morning, police said.
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