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October 14, 1991 | DAVE LESHER, TIMES POLITICAL WRITER
In the last scene of the movie, actor Ron Cedillos is a Texas lawman-gone-bad, perched on a split-rail fence and gulping from a bottle of whiskey. Across the horse corral, karate hero Chuck Norris finally appears, already bloodied from his fist-and-foot-flying destruction of a whole town, and now, ready to face Texas City's last bad guy. "Drink, trucker?" asks Deputy Boles, Cedillos' character in the 1977 film "Breaker, Breaker."
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March 6, 1992 | RALPH VARTABEDIAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Outspoken aerospace executive Ron Cedillos said Thursday that he will seek to acquire another aerospace firm after his Long Beach firm burned down earlier this week. A fire on Wednesday gutted Cedillos Testing Co., a small aerospace firm in north Long Beach owned by the Republican fund-raiser and industry activist. Cedillos said he has retained two small investment banking firms to aid him in his search for an acquisition.
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NEWS
October 14, 1991 | DAVE LESHER, TIMES POLITICAL WRITER
In the last scene of the movie, actor Ron Cedillos is a Texas lawman-gone-bad, perched on a split-rail fence and gulping from a bottle of whiskey. Across the horse corral, karate hero Chuck Norris finally appears, already bloodied from his fist-and-foot-flying destruction of a whole town, and now, ready to face Texas City's last bad guy. "Drink, trucker?" asks Deputy Boles, Cedillos' character in the 1977 film "Breaker, Breaker."
BUSINESS
March 6, 1992 | RALPH VARTABEDIAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Outspoken aerospace executive Ron Cedillos said Thursday that he will seek to acquire another aerospace firm after his Long Beach firm burned down earlier this week. A fire on Wednesday gutted Cedillos Testing Co., a small aerospace firm in north Long Beach owned by the Republican fund-raiser and industry activist. Cedillos said he has retained two small investment banking firms to aid him in his search for an acquisition.
BUSINESS
May 28, 1991 | RALPH VARTABEDIAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When the titans of California aerospace sit down with Gov. Pete Wilson today to discuss why they are pulling their plants and jobs out of California, they will be joined by a subcontractor many of them have never met. Along with such industry leaders as Lockheed Chairman Dan Tellep and Northrop Chairman Kent Kresa will be Cedillos Testing Co. President Ron Cedillos.
BUSINESS
July 30, 1991 | Dean Takahashi / Times staff writer
Californians for Aerospace Leadership, a newly formed coalition of business, social-service and academic groups that is seeking to slow the exodus of defense contractors from Southern California, is concerned that Loral Aeronutronic in Newport Beach may move its missile plant out of the region. Last week, the Aeronutronic division's top executive acknowledged that the company was considering moving the plant from Newport Beach and possibly out of the county.
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January 27, 1996 | RENEE TAWA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
It wasn't that plucky 9-year-old Kevin Kee wanted to take on a $17-million ice pop company. He just wanted to save his favorite flavor from the Big Freezer in the sky. National Pax Corp., the makers of Otter Pops ice pops, had decided to drop Sir Isaac Lime for a new flavor, Scarlett O'Cherry. Each of the Otter Pops flavors is named for a character, whose picture appears on the wrapper.
BUSINESS
July 26, 1991 | ERIC YOUNG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A group of business, social service and academic leaders, decrying a lack of political support for California's aerospace industry, announced on Thursday a coalition that plans to hold legislators accountable for their votes concerning one of the Southland's biggest employers. The coalition, calling itself Californians for Aerospace Leadership, is sending a compact to members of California's delegations in Sacramento and Washington, urging them to support aerospace firms through legislation.
BUSINESS
July 25, 1992 | DEAN TAKAHASHI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Cedillos Testing Co., a Long Beach aerospace testing company whose plant burned down in April, has sued a San Diego insurance company, alleging that the insurer failed to pay an insurance claim and asking for $30 million in damages. Ron Cedillos, a Huntington Beach resident and well-known activist on behalf of the aerospace industry, said Golden Eagle Insurance Co. refused to pay his company's claim because of a "technical" mistake.
BUSINESS
May 28, 1991 | RALPH VARTABEDIAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When the titans of California aerospace sit down with Gov. Pete Wilson today to discuss why they are pulling their plants and jobs out of California, they will be joined by a subcontractor many of them have never met. Along with such industry leaders as Lockheed Chairman Dan Tellep and Northrop Chairman Kent Kresa will be Cedillos Testing Co. President Ron Cedillos.
BUSINESS
October 5, 1986 | JUBE SHIVER JR.
The Boy Scout credo "Be Prepared" may evoke rustic images of campfires and canteens, but the group's Los Angeles chapter has discovered that in today's world of multimillion-dollar fund-raising campaigns, being prepared means knowing groups like the Golden Eagles. In little more than a year, the Golden Eagles, a new business and charitable networking program, has raised about $75,000 for the 56,000 Scouts active in the Los Angeles Council of the Boy Scouts of America.
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