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

High on Scary Situations

If the sky is the limit in starting and running a business, Dan Goman wants to see just how high he can go.

Different Directions

The profitability of publicly held real estate companies and Dollar Shave Club’s $1 billion exit are all part of the story of the strength of the local economy.

Measure’s Shaky Foundation

The Neighborhood Integrity Initiative seeking to land on next year’s ballot is laying a weak foundation.

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Holiday a Workday for CEO

Smart & Final Stores Inc. Chief Executive Dave Hirz marked the Fourth of July making rotisserie chicken. His culinary endeavors weren’t, however, part of a family cookout.

Attorney Pours It On

Ellie Altshuler, an associate at law firm Nixon Peabody downtown, spends her workday helping entertainment and fashion companies. She also runs her own business on the side.

You Brexit You Bought It

So much for a quick end to the Brexit hangover; it looks like uncertainty will be with us for a while.

Attorney’s Practice Includes Punches, Kicks

Corporate attorney Tamara Kurtzman, 35, doesn’t throw punches at opponents in the courtroom. But her classes in the Israeli martial art of Krav Maga are another matter.

Port in a Storm

Long-delayed implementation of law on cargo scanning should be set adrift in favor of more practical measures.

Time off Works for Exec

The buzz of Los Angeles can sometimes become loud enough that it drowns out the best ideas. That’s why Susan Gates, a founding partner of content marketing agency Redbird Group, makes it a point to get out for at least a few road trips every year.

Time to Go

With its longtime offices on the market and ripe for redevelopment, it’s time for the Times to look for new digs.

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