Reporter (Healthcare, Infrastructure/Construction/Engineering, Education)
Howard Fine is a 23-year veteran of the Los Angeles Business Journal. He covers stories pertaining to healthcare, biomedicine, energy, engineering, construction, and infrastructure. He has won several awards, including Best Body of Work for a single reporter from the Alliance of Area Business Publishers and Distinguished Journalist of the Year from the Society of Professional Journalists.
A Los Angeles native, Howard graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor of arts degree in English from Bates College in Lewiston, Maine. Howard obtained a master of science degree in journalism from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism in Evanston, Illinois. Prior to joining the Business Journal, Howard spent seven years as Staff Reporter at the Orange County Business Journal and before that, as Orange County Bureau Chief for City News Service.
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Santa Monica-based GoodRx Holdings Inc. has priced its initial public offering at between $24 and $28 a share and hopes to raise $570 million from the offering.
El Segundo-based radiology services company Radiology Partners Inc. has agreed to acquire Mednax Radiology Solutions, a division of Sunrise, Fla.-based Mednax Services Inc., for about $885 million.
Hawthorne-based Surf Air Mobility Corp., the subscription private air service that initially specialized in flying execs between Silicon Beach and Silicon Valley, has secured a $200 million investment that is contingent upon the company going public.
SoFi Stadium opened to empty stands but is moving forward with the next phases of its development.
Two months after deciding to abandon Long Beach Airport and make Los Angeles International Airport the focus of its Southern California operations, JetBlue Airways Corp. announced it is adding seven flights at LAX.
American Airlines will relaunch its LAX-to-Sydney service in November, eight months ahead of the carrier's previously planned restart.
Domestic air travel has been slowly picking up at L.A.-area airports, but international air traffic remains stalled as foreign travelers steer clear of the coronavirus threat in Southern California.
Southwest is the new dominant airline at Long Beach Airport.
Temple City-based genetic testing company Fulgent Genetics Inc. has begun Covid-19 testing at a new facility in Houston — its first testing lab outside of California.
Westwood-based Puma Biotechnology Inc. has published interim results for a study tied to its main drug Nerlynx, an early stage breast cancer treatment that was approved three years ago by the Food and Drug Administration.