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.

Recent Stories

Lawyer Raises Bread Bar in Kitchen

Judith Khakshouy taught herself to make challah, a braided egg bread served on the Jewish Sabbath, while studying at Southwestern Law School.

The Long Game

Fasha Mahjoor stood at the precipice.

Stepping Up to Towering Wins

Los Angeles has a new power couple: Brian and Michelle Duff.

Coming and Going

Our reader poll this week asks whether one of L.A.’s few unicorns, Honest Co., should continue to look for an acquirer, as has been reported, or pursue an exit through a public offering.

Turning the Channel

We all knew the expansion couldn’t go on forever.

Attorney’s Dogged Dedication

When attorney Karen Johnson says she’s been a lifelong fan of dachshunds, she means lifelong.

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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