| Jun 5, 2013
| 7:25 AM
A new federal report recommends taking a voluntary approach rather than government regulation to reduce the noise and safety risks of low-flying helicopters over neighborhoods across the Los Angeles Basin.
The study by the Federal Aviation...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 3:39 PM
Van Nuys Airport, one of the busiest general aviation centers in the country, will receive an $18.4-million federal grant to reconstruct and replace its main runway, government officials announced Friday.
The Federal Aviation Administration funds will...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 7:49 AM
Metrolink on Monday previewed a pioneering, $200-million crash prevention project for a top federal safety official, who expressed concern about railroad industry efforts to postpone deadlines for installing the sophisticated train safety system in...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 3:42 PM
After hearing from victims of the deadly Metrolink crash in Chatsworth, the Los Angeles City Council vowed Wednesday to look into a $160-million city contract awarded to a transportation company linked to the rail disaster.
The crash killed 25 people,...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 7:54 AM
A low-pressure system moving inland is expected to bring gusty west winds, warm temperatures and a higher risk of fire Tuesday to the region’s mountains and deserts areas, according to the National Weather Service.
Wind and red-flag warnings...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 8:00 PM
To his surprise and dismay, Glendale City Councilman Ara Najarian has been replaced with Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomason the Metrolink board of directors, where Najarian had served for six years.
In one of his first acts as the new...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 9:13 AM
In a drive to combat pedestrian fatalities, Los Angeles County transit officials unveiled a video Tuesday showing dozens of people walking, running, bicycling -- and in one case, rolling in a wheelchair -- across dangerous railroad tracks despite flashing...
| May 31, 2013
| 7:07 AM
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) on Thursday called on Metrolink to assess the health risks of air pollution on neighborhoods surrounding the commuter railroad's central maintenance yard north of downtown Los Angeles.
At a news conference, Schiff made the...