Reporter (Engineering, Infrastructure, Education, Construction and Architecture)
Howard Fine is a 19-year veteran of the Los Angeles Business Journal. He has covered public policy issues, energy companies, transportation, economic development, banking and finance and various special assignments. He has won several awards, including Best Body of Work for a single reporter from the Association of Area Business Publications 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.
Regulation and Policy is a biweekly column that keeps business leaders apprised of new city, county and state regulatory issues that may affect their businesses.
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Oskouian likes her chances when it comes to growing Ship & Shore
Ship & Shore has 90 full-time employees and pulls in between $20 million and $25 million a year designing and making a range of air pollution control devices.
Hunt will continue for replacement
Michael Burke, who had been expected to step down as chief executive at Century City-based engineering company AECOM at the end of March, will remain at the helm of the company for the foreseeable future.
Drop is expected to worsen in March and April
Passenger traffic at Los Angeles International Airport fell nearly 4% in February with international traffic plunging almost 10% as the first impact of the coronavirus pandemic was felt.
L.A. County's unemployment rate held steady at 4.3% in February, the last reporting period before the arrival of Covid-19.
A pair of San Gabriel Valley biomed companies have announced progress in technologies that can be used to fight Covid-19.
Cal State LA facility will anchor bioscience corridor
Local bioscience entrepreneur Alan Horsager has been named the first director for LA BioSpace, the soon-to-open bioscience incubator at Cal State Los Angeles.
Lincare purchase increases pharmacy footprint
Cerritos-based KabaFusion has expanded by acquiring the home infusion operations of Lincare Holdings Inc. of Clearwater, Fla.
Hospitals will share resources, research
Cedars-Sinai Health System and Pasadena Hospital, also known as Huntington Memorial Hospital, have agreed to share medical and research resources.
Company offers cash for aircraft or lease extensions
Century City-based Air Lease Corp. has been making course changes to navigate airline industry headwinds from the coronavirus.
Company will provide emergency services
Tetra Tech Inc. has landed a $125 million contract with the U.S. Postal Service to supply nationwide emergency preparedness and response support, and environmental services.