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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Consumer confidence in Los Angeles County during the third quarter hovered near the record low set during the second quarter, according to a survey released last week to the Business Journal.
A downtown-based company trying to build a gondola tramway between Union Station and Dodger Stadium has reached a significant milestone, as the public environmental review process for the project gets underway this month.
Century City-based infrastructure giant AECOM has been partnering with the Federal Aviation Administration to support the agency’s operation of the national airspace system during the coronavirus pandemic.
Work begins this weekend on the final major phase of the $1.8 billion regional connector rail project downtown.
L.A. County’s unemployment rate declined to 15.1% in September from a revised 16.4% in August.
Culver City-based ImmunityBio’s Covid-19 vaccine candidate drug has been approved to begin Phase 1 clinical trial testing.
Covina-based Charter Health Care Group has acquired two hospice service companies, part of a series of acquisitions this year.
Pasadena-based engineering and consulting firm Tetra Tech Inc. was awarded a $24 million water resources contract for Central Asia.
Pasadena-based Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals Inc. announced a major licensing and drug development deal with a Japanese pharmaceutical company to develop and commercialize a drug to treat a rare form of inherited liver disease.
L.A. Care Health Plan is committing $5 million toward the launch of the Keck Graduate Institute School of Medicine in Claremont.