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State high-speed rail officials acknowledged Thursday that they changed their rules for selecting a builder for the bullet train's first phase in the Central Valley, a shift that subsequently made it possible for a consortium led by Sylmar-based Tutor...
California's bullet train agency is facing a series of new regulatory and political problems that could jeopardize its July construction kickoff, which already has been delayed more than six months. The new challenges are coming from a private...
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The Los Angeles City Council on Friday ordered local officials to develop a detailed plan to save a popular aircraft mechanics school at Van Nuys Airport. On a motion by Eric Garcetti, the council called on Los Angeles World Airports, the airport's...
A popular vocational center at Van Nuys Airport that has trained thousands of aviation mechanics during its 40-year history faces closure or relocation next year if the Los Angeles Unified School District can no longer afford to keep the facility open....
A Sacramento County judge has rejected a bid by agricultural interests to temporarily halt California's bullet train project in the Central Valley until a lawsuit can be decided. After a three-hour hearing, Superior Court Judge Timothy Frawley on Friday...
Gov. Jerry Brownhas signed a bill that requires state high-speed rail officials to disclose their financial investments and eliminates a loophole that created potential conflicts of interest for the project’s board members. The legislation by...
Like other survivors from the crash of Metrolink 111, Mike Wiederkehr will never be the same. Before, the Burbank resident was a triathlete. After, he could no longer swim or run because of shoulder, knee and ankle injuries. He had to transfer from his...
Plugging long-standing vacancies in its management team, the agency that plans to build the state bullet train system announced Monday the hiring of a chief administrative officer and seven other individuals to fill a variety of top executive posts....
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Los Angeles residents, concerned about the noise from media and sightseeing helicopters flying low over their neighborhoods, turned out to complain to the Federal Aviation Administration on Monday night at a public hearing in Sherman Oaks. The FAA sought...
Federal regulators and flight officials may soon crack down on noisy, annoying helicopters that hover over Los Angeles, carrying media, sightseers and other curiosity seekers. Several hundred residents from throughout Los Angeles County attended a public...
In a sign that the market for private and corporate jets is recovering, a new aviation center offering conference rooms and other amenities for travelers opened Thursday at Van Nuys Airport. NetJets Inc., which sells individuals and companies shares in...
Los Angeles police are searching for several suspects in connection with the fatal shooting of a 38-year-old man outside a Sherman Oaks restaurant, authorities said Saturday. Lt. Jim Gavin of the LAPD's Van Nuys station said the victim, Raul Lopez, was ...
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