| 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.
| 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.
| Jun 27, 2011
| 3:51 PM
A 19-year-old Glendale man was arrested late Friday after he allegedly flashed a green laser device at a police helicopter, officials said.
Narek Karapetyan was taken into custody about 11:15 p.m. at Glenwood Road and School Street after shining the...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 1:50 PM
JetBlue Airways is doing its part to help out commuters during this weekend's so-called Carmageddon.
With the 405 Freeway set to be closed from late Friday until early Monday because of construction, the airline said it would offer $4 fares each way from...
| Jul 28, 2011
| 8:09 AM
Rep. Howard Berman (D-Van Nuys) has introduced a bill that would force the Federal Aviation Administration to where and how low helicopters can fly, especially when over residential neighborhoods.
Berman's office cited long-running complaints from...
| Aug 2, 2011
| 5:47 PM
For the fourth consecutive month, airline passenger traffic at Bob Hope Airport dropped below budget projections, declining 5.1% in June compared with a year ago, according to the latest airport statistics.
The number of passengers using Bob Hope Airport...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 6:42 PM
With the number of passengers at Bob Hope Airport continuing to drop, officials are beefing up marketing efforts, including a five-minute video, to attract new airlines to the airfield.
The airport has seen annual passenger figures drop by 1.5 million...
| Aug 20, 2011
| 9:13 PM
For nearly a year, officials have been trying to figure out what to do with Charles Douglas.
The 59-year-old owner of Precise Roofing Company in Burbank has been feeding flocks of pigeons since at least September 2010, officials say, which — beyond...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 6:51 PM
Maintenance workers at Bob Hope Airport took the first step toward unionizing Wednesday after a petition was filed on their behalf with the National Labor Relations Board.
The International Union of Operating Engineers Local 501 filed the petition...
| Sep 16, 2011
| 5:07 PM
Passengers leaving Bob Hope Airport in a taxi soon will have to pay a $15.50 minimum fare, even if they’re going just a few blocks.
Under a plan approved by city traffic commissioners, the minimum fare takes effect Sept. 23 and impacts only those...