Publisher & Editor
Charles weighs in each week with his opinion - his "Comment" - about local business. While he pats the heads of those who make prescient or brave decisions, he's not afraid to kick the shins of businesses that make dunderheaded moves or governments that interfere with free markets. It can be newsy, it can be opinionated, or it can be funny, but the Comment column is always about business in Los Angeles County.
Charles Crumpley has been a reporter, writer or editor for 30 years, mostly with daily newspapers. He was born and raised in Kansas City, MO, and worked for years for the Kansas City Star, mainly as a senior financial writer. He was the editor of the business news section for two daily newspapers, including the New Orleans Times-Picayune. He has won four national journalism awards and studied Japanese banking and business practices in Tokyo as a senior Fulbright scholar. He has been editor of the Los Angeles Business Journal since January 2006.
He can be reached at (323) 549-5225, ext. 208, or by email: email@example.com.
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Accountant and auto executive became civic leader in the Valley.
Karl Boeckmann, an auto executive who became civic leader in the Valley, dies at age 85.
Karl Boeckmann, a decades-long civic and business leader in the San Fernando Valley, died following an eight-year battle with cancer.
Judging by responses from our Valley 200 honorees, an African safari is the most popular bucket list item right now.
Charles Crumpley laments the Valley area’s shrinking manufacturing sector.
Stories of Asian-American business owners in the San Fernando Valley region.