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

PAGE 3: Trump Draws Pair

With Donald Trump’s inauguration days away, it was no surprise that Tom Barrack, tapped to lead the festivities, was in New York last week meeting with the president-elect.

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PAGE 3: Choi Left With Bad Taste

There are many ways restaurateurs respond to bad reviews. Some ignore, some strike back against the reviewer. And some, such as Roy Choi, view them as a challenge.

PAGE 3: Berggruen Repictures L.A.

He might still be nicknamed the “homeless billionaire,” but Nicolas Berggruen certainly has an eye for Los Angeles.

Choosing the middle path

The process of regulating vendors on the streets of Los Angeles could provide a roadmap for politicians in Washington.

Serving Up Lessons on Sand

While most play beach volleyball only occasionally, Nader Hamda hardly goes a week without setting, spiking, or serving a ball.

Up, Up, and Away

Rising interest rates may cause some to rethink deals, but the bigger threat to the expansion of the local economy will come from trade, not monetary, policy.

Lawyer Courts the Stage

Litigation attorney by day, stage actress by night – and that’s just the way Jessica Walker likes it.

Stages of Opera Passion

Richard B. Jones fell in love with opera in a place where he wasn’t allowed to listen to jazz: the former Soviet Union.

It’s a Mad, Mad World

The world has turned on its head.

Finance Exec Hits Stride

In just a little more than two decades, Jeff Runyan has competed in about 50 marathons and triathlons throughout the country, from New Mexico to Missouri, Tennessee to Kansas.

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