August 10, 1986 |
Take away the palm trees. Move Raymond Chandler-like family villainy to Nebraska and set amid snowstorms. Add incest and child abuse to be contemporary. Give the private eye--himself named, of all places, Nebraska--a second career as a would-be novelist. Have him, for tradition's sake, in the process of losing his wife. Use the four-letter language of Omaha and everywhere. Stir in humor.
November 12, 1986
Jack L. Heckel was elected president and chief operating officer of GenCorp, the Akron, Ohio, aerospace, automotive and entertainment industries conglomerate. Heckel was chairman and chief executive of Aerojet General, GenCorp's La Jolla aerospace subsidiary. Heckel takes over as GenCorp president from company Chairman and Chief Executive A. William Reynolds, who will retain his other two titles. Aerojet President George W. Leisz will assume Heckel's Aerojet positions.
December 5, 1985
The Pasadena Board of City Directors has agreed to help Pasadena-based developer Cantwell-Anderson arrange financing for 261 rental housing units by lending its tax-exempt status to a $21.3-million rental housing revenue bond issue. The bonds will be used to help finance construction of a 139-unit project at 416 S. Marengo Ave., a 98-unit project at 44-100 Mar Vista Ave. and a 24-unit project at 222 S. Holliston Ave.
December 5, 1985
The Community Development Commission has approved $15.9 million in certifi-cates of participation for construction of an 850-space parking facility beneath the proposed Plaza Las Fuentes luxury hotel project. The project, which will be anchored by a 350-room hotel and include offices and shops, is proposed for the corner of Los Robles Avenue and Walnut Street, a commission-owned site.