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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With passenger traffic soaring again at local airports, the outlook for summer is strong — except when it comes to international travel.
Two Los Angeles city departments last month announced they have instituted new programs designed to boost the chances that small businesses can win contracts.
Metro’s 8.5-mile, $2.14 billion Crenshaw-LAX light rail line, which was originally set to open in fall 2019, has faced a string of delays.
Elon Musk’s Boring Co. is about to get its first real-world test as its 4-mile, $52.5 million tunnel loop opens to the public this week underneath the huge Las Vegas Convention Center campus.
For two local chief executives, Bobby Kotick at Activision Blizzard Inc. and Andy Heyward at Genius Brands International Inc., 2020 brought a massive windfall in total compensation.
Physician group manager Apollo Medical Holdings Inc. will pay $4 million to acquire a controlling interest in Sun Clinical Laboratories.
Elaine Batchlor, chief executive of Martin Luther King Jr. Community Hospital, found herself at the center of the Covid-19 storm.
Santa Monica-based GoodRx Holdings Inc. and its comparison price shopping app for prescription drugs are facing increased competition from Amazon.com Inc.
Tetra Tech Inc. has acquired Washington D.C.-based Kaizen Co., a development consulting firm focused on emerging international markets.
Domestic passenger traffic rebounded at LAX in April but international travel is still suffering.