Jonathan Diamond


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 or at 323-549-5225. Story pitches should be directed to beat reporters.

Phone: 323-549-5225 Extension: 208

Recent Stories

PAGE 3: All Charged Up

The Los Angeles Business Council sent a letter to Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt on April 28, urging him not to end the Energy Star program.

Ahh, Retirement

David Geffen, owner of one of the largest yachts in the world, played host to an elite lineup last month, according to the U.K.’s Daily Mail.

Lowell Milken in Tune

Lowell Milken’s family foundation has donated $1.5 million to the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music.

PAGE 3: Head of the Class

We’re heading into graduation season, and that means it’s time to start doling out the honors.

Urban Farms Gain Ground as Way to Generate Produce, Improve Properties for Tenants

Growing Interest

Restaurateurs, art galleries, and developers are among the growing number of Angelenos seeing urban farms bear fruit.

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PAGE 3: Old-School Charity

Must be the giving season: Ken and Julie Taffet Moelis have donated $10 million to the University of Pennsylvania to establish a deferred-enrollment program for Penn’s liberal arts undergraduates seeking early admission to the Wharton School’s MBA program.

PAGE 3: Disney Connections

Bob Iger – finally! – joined Twitter in January.

What is Soon-Shiong’s Next Step in Fight For Tronc?

The high-stakes chess match for control of tronc Inc., Chicago parent of the Los Angeles Times, reached a fever pitch this week as biotech billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong upped his stake with a series of stock acquisitions that appeared to be part of a move for control of the company.

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PAGE 3: On-Campus Activity

Lots of news from the academy last week.

PAGE 3: Assist for HomelessPrivate Job Search

John Emerson is back from Germany, easing his way back into employment.

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