Howard Fine

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.

Phone: 323-549-5225 Extension: 227

Recent Stories

Surf Air Mobility Enters Race for Green Air Travel

Hawthorne-based private air carrier Surf Air Mobility Corp. has embarked on an ambitious plan to grab the lead in the race to decarbonize air travel.

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Tetra Tech Acquires UK Consulting Firm

Pasadena-based consulting and engineering firm Tetra Tech Inc. has added to its British collection.

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Inspire Energy Acquired by Shell

It’s quite an ironic company exit.

LAX Makes Headway on $14.5 Billion Modernization

Last month saw several significant milestones on different fronts in the $14.5 billion effort to modernize Los Angeles International Airport.

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Metro’s Regional Connector Enters Final Construction Phase

The final major construction push for the long-awaited $1.8 billion Metro Regional Connector Transit Project through downtown has finally arrived.

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Vegas-to-LA Rail Developer Buys Land for Second Station

With its announcement of a land acquisition in Las Vegas last month, the developer of a high-speed rail line between Las Vegas and Southern California now has land for two key stations.

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ImmunityBio Shares Swoon After Merger

ImmunityBio’s share price has headed almost entirely downhill, shedding 70% of its value in four months.

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Investor and Trump Ally Tom Barrack Arrested on Lobbying Charge

Tom Barrack, a private equity investor and Trump ally, was indicted on charges of acting to advance the interests of the United Arab Emirates.

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Kite to Sell Drug Platform and Manufacturing Facility to BioNTech

Biopharma company Kite will sell one of its drug platforms and a manufacturing facility in Maryland to BioNTech.

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Uniper Care Raises $15 Million to Expand TV Platform for Seniors

Uniper Care Technologies, a home-based senior services content provider headquartered in Tel Aviv, Israel, with its U.S. headquarters in Palms, has raised $14.5 million to expand its television-based platform in the United States.

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