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  • Political Landscape: Gatto has several bills approved; Schiff writes to FAA on helicopter noise

    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...
  • Rep. Schiff sends letter expressing concerns about lack of progress reducing helicopter noise

    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...
  • Schiff, lawmakers concerned about FAA response about helicopter noise

    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. Federal Aviation...
  • Schiff, senators introduce legislation to regulate helicopter noise

    Schiff, senators introduce legislation to regulate helicopter noise
    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) joined California Sens. Dianne FeinsteinĀ  and Barbara Boxer in introducing legislation on Monday to try and provide Los Angeles County residents a respite from helicopter noise. The Los Angeles Residential Helicopter Noise...
  • Airport officials look east, locally

    Airport officials look east, locally
    The Bob Hope Airport could gain back some of the 1.4 million travelers lost since the start of the recession by hosting direct flights to more hubs east of the Rocky Mountains, and by convincing San Fernando Valley and high-desert residents to use the...
  • Possible conflict worries Schiff, Sherman

    Reps. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) and Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks) have been raising alarms about potential new hostilities in Nagorno-Karabakh, a disputed region on the border of Armenia and Azerbaijan where violence erupted for years after the fall of...
  • Legislators push new airport curfew bill

    After years of failed efforts to impose a hard curfew on flights at Bob Hope Airport, local congressional representatives are pushing new legislation to bar planes from taking off or landing at Burbank between 10 p.m. and 7 a.m. Reps. Adam Schiff (D-...
  • Airport officials urge insulation installation

    Airport officials urge insulation installation
    Bob Hope Airport officials are warning nearby residents to sign up for a government-paid noise insulation program now or risk losing the option later. Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority Executive Director Dan Feger said federal funding for the...
  • Airport officials push new terminal

    Airport officials push new terminal
    Officials are preparing for a major public outreach effort to sell Burbank residents on a new passenger terminal at Bob Hope Airport and the development of 59 acres that once belonged to Lockheed Martin. The effort comes as a 2005 development “...
  • The sound and the fury

    The sound and the fury
    Valorie Kurtz knew when she bought her home 15 years ago that she would be sleeping under the flight path from Bob Hope Airport. But living with the noise was still an adjustment. Outdoors, she said, people simply stop talking when a jet engine roars...
  • Safety issue resurfaces at Bob Hope

    Safety issue resurfaces at Bob Hope
    A draft report from the Federal Aviation Administration has bared the long-standing safety issue of Bob Hope Airport's passenger terminal and its proximity to the runway. Federal aviation officials have long held that the terminal is too close to the...
  • Airport revenue hits turbulence

     Airport revenue hits turbulence
    Bob Hope Airport revenue figures for last year flatlined as the number of passengers using the airfield continued to drop. Operating revenues went from $49.4 million in 2009 to $46.4 million in 2010 — a drop of 6.14%, according to a report to...