Ronald D. White

Ronald D. White in a general assignment reporter whose work includes leadership profiles, innovations in manufacturing, retail and business trends. White did stints as a reporter for the Norfolk Virginian-Pilot and as a reporter and then as a staff writer, assistant editor and editorial writer for the Washington Post before coming to the Los Angeles Times in 1993.
  • Must Reads
Downtown L.A.'s latest retail renaissance? Broadway’s burgeoning ‘Sneaker Row’

A growing number of sneaker retailers are opening stores in downtown Los Angeles, particularly along a stretch of Broadway that's been nicknamed "Sneaker Row." Nike's Jordan brand is the latest and fanciest, with a basketball court on the roof.

  • How I Made It
This entrepreneur went from rags to socks and underwear riches

Iva Pawling is the co-founder and chief executive of Richer Poorer, a San Juan Capistrano company that makes T-shirts, underwear and socks sold at more than 900 retailers.