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January 19, 1994 | JAMES FLANIGAN
If President Clinton, who is scheduled to visit today, wants to know the heart and soul of Los Angeles, let him visit small businesses in the earthquake-hit San Fernando Valley. There he will find companies cleaning up, testing machinery and starting work again. If Clinton takes his saxophone and visits Remo Belli, president and owner of Remo Inc.
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April 4, 2010 | By Lauren Beale
The gig: Chief executive and founder of Valencia-based Remo Inc., a pioneer in drumhead technology and a leading manufacturer of drumheads for more than 50 years. Background: Remo Belli, 82, started drumming at age 12, while growing up in the South Bend-Mishawaka, Ind., area near Elkhart, a city known for producing band instruments. Because of the manpower drain created by World War II, he was able to become a professional drummer at 16 while still in high school. After a stint in the Navy, he played with jazz and swing groups and moved to California.
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February 10, 1998 | DADE HAYES, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
To the casual music fan, drums are Ringo Starr. They're the province of the lead singer's opposite, cluttering the rear of the stage, deep in the shadows. As both drummer and businessman, Remo Belli sees something different. "It ain't all rock 'n' roll," cracked Belli, founder and CEO of Remo Inc. in Valencia, the world's leading seller of drumheads, the skins that drummers hit. Belli, inventor of the synthetic drumhead, envisions a whole new market--therapy drummers.
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February 10, 1998 | DADE HAYES, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
To the casual music fan, drums are Ringo Starr. They're the province of the lead singer's opposite, cluttering the rear of the stage, deep in the shadows. As both drummer and businessman, Remo Belli sees something different. "It ain't all rock 'n' roll," cracked Belli, founder and CEO of Remo Inc. in Valencia, the world's leading seller of drumheads, the skins that drummers hit. Belli, inventor of the synthetic drumhead, envisions a whole new market--therapy drummers.
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February 8, 1998 | DADE HAYES, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
To the casual music fan, drums are Ringo Starr. They're the province of the lead singer's unglamorous opposite, equipment cluttering the rear of the stage, pounded on by figures deep in the shadows. As both drummer and businessman, Remo Belli sees something different. "It ain't all rock 'n' roll," cracked Belli, founder and CEO of Remo Inc., the world's leading seller of drumheads--the skin that drummers hit.
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April 4, 2010 | By Lauren Beale
The gig: Chief executive and founder of Valencia-based Remo Inc., a pioneer in drumhead technology and a leading manufacturer of drumheads for more than 50 years. Background: Remo Belli, 82, started drumming at age 12, while growing up in the South Bend-Mishawaka, Ind., area near Elkhart, a city known for producing band instruments. Because of the manpower drain created by World War II, he was able to become a professional drummer at 16 while still in high school. After a stint in the Navy, he played with jazz and swing groups and moved to California.
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July 7, 1988
The South Coast Air Quality Management District has responsibility for controlling air pollution in the area. It has the power to seek court-imposed fines against polluters of $25 to $25,000 a day, based on such factors as the extent that emissions exceed legal limits, the potential danger to the public, whether the violation was intentional or accidental and the company's history of violations. These are the 10 highest penalties paid in May: COMPANY TYPE OF BUSINESS PENALTY Mobil Oil Corp.
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January 21, 2001 | Sondra Farrell Bazrod
They arrive most Tuesday evenings at a huge North Hollywood warehouse with rhythm in their souls and anticipation in their eyes. It's a diverse group, usually between 25 and 50 adults and children, and they've come to drum. The free guest artist signature series and clinic at Remo Percussion Center is open to the public. Each visitor is handed a drum from the archives of Remo Inc. of Valencia, the world's largest producer of drums and drumheads.
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July 11, 2000 | ROSEMARY CLANDOS, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
With drums from Drum Workshop Inc., more than just the sound is deep. The company, known throughout the popular-music industry for its high-quality product, has started using 500-year-old wood that's been sitting at the bottom of Lake Superior for more than a century. When John Good, vice president of Drum Workshop, heard about Lake Superior Waterlogged Lumber Co.
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April 9, 1996 | GREG JOHNSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Viken Najarian is betting that he can do for the oud what Leo Fender did for the guitar. Najarian, working alone in his dusty garage workshop, has produced an electric version of the oud, a traditional pear-shaped instrument that has been an integral part of Middle Eastern folk music for more than 2,000 years.
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February 8, 1998 | DADE HAYES, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
To the casual music fan, drums are Ringo Starr. They're the province of the lead singer's unglamorous opposite, equipment cluttering the rear of the stage, pounded on by figures deep in the shadows. As both drummer and businessman, Remo Belli sees something different. "It ain't all rock 'n' roll," cracked Belli, founder and CEO of Remo Inc., the world's leading seller of drumheads--the skin that drummers hit.
BUSINESS
January 19, 1994 | JAMES FLANIGAN
If President Clinton, who is scheduled to visit today, wants to know the heart and soul of Los Angeles, let him visit small businesses in the earthquake-hit San Fernando Valley. There he will find companies cleaning up, testing machinery and starting work again. If Clinton takes his saxophone and visits Remo Belli, president and owner of Remo Inc.
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July 4, 1992 | MYRON LEVIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a new phase of its drive against suspected polluters, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has given 13 business and property owners formal notice that they may be ordered to contribute millions of dollars to the Superfund cleanup of polluted ground water in North Hollywood. In identical letters to the firms dated Wednesday, the EPA said their operations had "resulted in the contamination of soils . . . and may have resulted in the contamination of ground water with hazardous substances."
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September 8, 1989 | DON HECKMAN
Is there anyone out there who did not, at some point of very early life, want to play the drums? How could it be otherwise, with all those shiny cymbals, mother-of-pearl and chrome snares, and sheer noise-making potential? Ah, the thought is still seductive--to sit there in the midst of all that glorious paraphernalia and bang away. . . . But enough with the fantasies. Sunday at 1 p.m., Remo Inc.
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