Los Angeles Business Journal

Jonathan Diamond is editor of the Los Angeles Business Journal. His three-decade career has been spent primarily in business journalism, with forays into book publishing and real estate development. He can be contacted at jdiamond@labusinessjournal.com or at 323-549-5225. Story pitches should be directed to beat reporters.
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Recent Stories

Broker Goes to Work for Children

Cushman & Wakefield Managing Director Andrew Tashjian has been to Haiti, the Dominican Republic, Mexico, and Colombia. He wasn’t vacationing, but working with Salt Lake City nonprofit Operation Underground Railroad to rescue children from sex traffickers.

In a Golden State

Sure, taxes and regulations are a burden, but California remains a draw to entrepreneurs.

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Saban ‘Blank Check’ Offering Seeks $235M

Media mogul Haim Saban has priced an initial public offering for his Saban Capital Acquisition Corp., seeking to raise $235 million for the “blank check” company that would acquire an as-yet unidentified media business.

Reason for Lawyer’s Rhymes

The legal profession is not typically viewed as fertile territory for poetic interrogatories.

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Dead in the Water

The bankruptcy of Hanjin Shipping may seem like an isolated event, but expect it to have a major impact on the economy.

High Reward, High Risk

The tallest tower in the West offers risk for its developer, but makes a significant statement about Los Angeles.

Hitting Turbulence at LAX

All USC sociology professor Manuel Pastor wanted to do was catch some Z’s before having to give a keynote speech at the annual meeting of the National Alliance of Community Economic Development Associations in Cleveland a couple of weeks back.

Pot o’ Gold

Entrepreneurs are seeing green as they anticipate a gold rush with the looming legalization of recreational marijuana.

Games Still on for PR Vet

It was 16 years ago that Charley Cullen Walters touched down in Sydney as a college student about to spend the school year studying abroad.

Some Businesses Game for Challenge

The only constant in business is change, and companies that can adapt to both threats and opportunities are best positioned for success.

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