| Dec 27, 2012
| 8:55 AM
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....
| Dec 5, 2012
| 2:13 PM
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) on Wednesday announced plans to take up legislation to regulate low-flying helicopters above residential neighborhoods in Los Angeles County, saying voluntary controls for the "persistent fly-overs” were clearly...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 4:31 PM
The clock is ticking for residents living around Bob Hope Airport to tap a federally funded program to soundproof their houses before a shrinking noise-impact area renders them ineligible, officials warned this week.
With fewer flights coming in and out...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 9:04 AM
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...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 4:28 PM
Passenger traffic and parking revenues at Burbank Bob Hope Airport in June each tumbled by more than 7% compared to the same period last year, according to figures released this week, even as other regional airfields experienced growth.
In June 2012,...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 9:23 AM
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...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 11:31 AM
With the Eastern Seaboard struggling to recover from the effects of Superstorm Sandy — a recent winter storm that only added to the region’s woes — teams of volunteers from the tri-city area continue to assist with relief efforts there....
| Oct 5, 2012
| 10:43 AM
The sound-proofing program for homes around Bob Hope Airport is slowly wrapping up and airfield officials are urging property owners who haven’t signed up to contact them as soon as possible.
“It is winding down because we’ve done so...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 3:46 PM
An 18-year-old North Hollywood man has been indicted under a new law that makes it a federal crime to deliberately point a laser at an aircraft.
Adam Gardenhire was arrested early Wednesday at his North Hollywood home for allegedly pointing a laser at...
| May 8, 2012
| 6:45 PM
In the first full month since American Airlines pulled out of Bob Hope Airport, parking revenues at the airfield fell by 8.6% in March, officials reported this week.
While the drop is steeper than what the airport has seen in recent months, airport...
| Oct 20, 2012
| 8:00 AM
Despite a precipitous drop in parking revenues and the loss of American Airlines, Bob Hope Airport managed to squeak ahead of budget projections for fiscal year 2012, according to a report released this week.
According to the year-end fiscal numbers...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 7:57 AM
The number of passengers at Bob Hope Airport plummeted by 10% in September compared to last year -- catching officials off guard.
Revenues generated by parking fees -- an important source of income for the airport -- also dropped sharply, according to...