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Los Angeles business journalist Mark Lacter dies at 59

Los Angeles business journalist Mark Lacter dies at 59
Los Angeles business journalist Mark Lacter. (LAObserved)

Mark Lacter, a longtime Los Angeles business journalist, died at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center after suffering a stroke Wednesday, said his wife, Laura Levine. He was 59.

Lacter wrote regularly for Los Angeles magazine and the LAObserved website and filed weekly radio commentaries for KPCC-FM (89.3).

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He had previously been editor of the Los Angeles Business Journal. At the Los Angeles Daily News, he held various posts, including business editor.

A New York native, Lacter attended George Washington University before coming to California.

More later at latimes.com/obits.

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