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  • Airlines, authority at odds

    BURBANK — A week after airlines rejected a proposed contract to limit nighttime flights at Bob Hope Airport, officials on Monday pledged to push ahead with other noise-abatement measures. Airport officials Monday sought to reaffirm their commitment...
  • Officer wears many hats

    When Rick Massa agreed to join the Bob Hope Airport Police Department, the 60-year-old was obligated to work just two days a week. But the 35-year LAPD veteran, 25 of them in Special Weapons And Tactics, ended up giving a great deal more. After...
  • Taking a test float

    Taking a test float
    Mayor Anja Reinke practiced her Rose Parade wave Saturday morning, holding her elbow and upper arm stiff while letting her wrist do all the work. "I've been doing this for weeks," Reinke said. "I hope to perfect it before Jan. 1." Reinke is...
  • FAA to implement complaint system for helicopter noise

    Complaints about noise from helicopters flying above Los Angeles County could soon be registered online or made by phone following an announcement made this past weekend by the Federal Aviation Administration. FAA officials said they plan to spending...
  • House passes Schiff provision on helicopter noise

    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. The...
  • 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 Feinstein  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...
  • 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 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...