Episode 5 of The Heist: In March, the telephones stopped ringing at HVAC Guys, a Southern California heating and air conditioning business. The owners, Luis and Ana Rivera, worried that the quick spreading COVID-19 virus was the cause. They began to fear their business would fail. But just days later, their worry grew into hope. […]
Author Archives: Kathryn Kranhold
Kathryn Kranhold is currently working as part of the Center for Public Integrity’s team writing about the economic effects of the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Kranhold is a former staff reporter for The Wall Street Journal and for The Hartford Courant. At the Journal, Kranhold wrote about General Electric Co.’s far-ranging global operations, and covered the legal system, including the anti-trust case against auction houses Sotheby’s Holdings Inc. and Christie’s International PLC. Kranhold was the paper’s leading public utilities reporter during the late 1990s, and part of the team covering California’s energy crisis and the rise and fall of Enron. Kranhold spent 10 years at The Hartford Courant, covering the court system and politics. Kranhold has also worked in communications, advising universities, non-profits and corporations on strategic issues.