Diane Haithman

Media/Entertainment, Style and Philanthropy reporter Diane Haithman can be reached at dhaithman@labusinessjournal.com.

Email: dhaithman@labusinessjournal.com
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Recent Stories

Executive Insights

In the midst of headlines about layoffs and shutdowns, L.A. business leaders seem to be ramping up

Allied Restoration Services Makes a Clean Pivot From Repair to Prevention

O.P. Almaraz, chief executive of Allied Restoration Services Inc. in West Covina, said the company’s core business used to be cleaning up the scene after fires, floods and other accidental damage to buildings.

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Pluto’s Ryan to Lead Streaming Efforts for ViacomCBS

New York-based ViacomCBS Inc. is attempting to up its game in the streaming wars with a new leadership structure that places Pluto TV Chief Executive Tom Ryan at the helm.

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For Quibi, Short-Form Plan Was Short Lived

There’s been plenty of quibbling about the name of Quibi, the heavily hyped short-form streaming platform designed for smartphones.

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Music Legend Herb Alpert Is the Business Journal’s Philanthropist of the Year

Trumpeter and A&M Records co-founder Herb Alpert, 85, who rose to fame in the 1960s with his Latin-flavored band Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass, has donated millions of dollars to various arts programs.

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Los Angeles Philharmonic Cancels Additional Concerts

Los Angeles Philharmonic has extended its concert cancellations through June 9 at Walt Disney Concert Hall.

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Disney Shifts Strategy, Execs to Focus on Streaming

Walt Disney Co. is about to become the streamiest place on Earth.

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Local Venues Cancel, Alter Halloween Plans Over Pandemic

With major theme parks in the L.A. area still closed because of the coronavirus, their popular annual Halloween attractions are also shuttered.

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Executive Insights

In the midst of headlines about layoffs and shutdowns, L.A. business leaders seem to be ramping up.

Teuscher Adapts to Chocolate in the Time of Covid

Beverly Hills Teuscher Chocolates of Switzerland, a well-known local purveyor of gourmet chocolate, has managed to adjust to Covid-19 concerns.

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