| Jul 22, 2011
| 4:57 PM
To the untrained eye, the options looked bleak. At the right were steep mountains sprinkled with cell phone towers and electrical lines. To the left a creeping marine layer blanketed the beaches. And even from the vantage of 4,500 feet, the landing...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 11:56 AM
The impending departure of American Airlines, coupled with declining passenger numbers and parking revenues, has forced officials at Bob Hope Airport to put a proposed multi-million dollar transportation center back under the microscope.
At a meeting...
| Jan 28, 2012
| 8:01 AM
Discussing American Airlines pulling out of Bob Hope Airport, Executive Director Dan Feger told airport commissioners how, in a recent team-building exercise, senior staff had reviewed the book, “Who Moved My Cheese” — a story about...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 5:30 PM
Bob Hope Airport in December continued to see fewer passengers compared to a year ago, officials reported this week, part of a prolonged trend that has also affected the airfield’s revenues.
According to the latest round of figures reported to...
| 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...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 12:38 PM
It was a busy week for Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake), who had several bills approved by various committees, including one piece of legislation aimed at better training school employees to identify and report child abuse.
AB 1432, passed by a 5-0...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 12:39 PM
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) and Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) sent a letter to Federal Aviation Administration Administrator Michael Huerta on Monday, saying that they have yet to see any demonstrated or significant progress toward reducing helicopter...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Area lawmakers, including Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank), are voicing concerns about the FAA's response to their request that the agency better deal with helicopter noise in the San Fernando Valley and the greater Los Angeles basin.
| Jan 15, 2014
| 5:57 PM
The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday passed a provision that is designed to reduce helicopter noise in the airspace over Los Angeles County, including the San Fernando Valley, where residents have complained about the noise for years.
| May 22, 2012
| 9:06 AM
This post has been updated.
Crews are working to restore service to 300 customers who lost electricity Monday night when a small plane crashed in the front yard of a North Glendale home, taking out three power poles.
It may take until 2 p.m. to...
| May 22, 2012
| 10:56 AM
One moment, Mourad Halabi and his daughter were unloading groceries from the trunk of their Lexus. The next, there was a crash, bang, flash and an airplane next to their front yard.
“I was shocked. The noise was very loud,” Halabi said...
| May 23, 2012
| 1:58 PM
Unable to get their "Los Angeles Residential Helicopter Noise Relief Act" off the ground, the bill’s sponsors are implementing a Plan B to nudge federal officials, at the very least, to study ways to address neighborhood complaints about...