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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PAGE 3: Charity Boxed Up

A gift that keeps on giving: The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles will hold an event early next month acknowledging the gift by Richard Ziman of more than 250 tzedakah (charity) boxes.

PAGE 3: Chamber’s Chosen

The Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce installed its new leadership last week, elevating Steve Nissen to board chair.

PAGE 3: Assist for Homeless

The push to deal more effectively with the region’s homeless crisis got a cash infusion last week, when Richard Riordan hosted a fundraising dinner to benefit Mark Ridley-Thomas’ Communities United to End Homelessness.

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.

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