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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Congressional representatives testify in support of helicopter flight restrictions

    Congressional representatives testify in support of helicopter flight restrictions
    The three Congressional representatives whose districts comprise a large swath of the San Fernando Valley testified before a House panel on Thursday about the need to more strictly regulate helicopters. Residents have long complained about low-flying...
  • Bob Hope Airport's numbers hold steady

    Bob Hope Airport's numbers hold steady
    The number of passengers using the Bob Hope Airport in September remained flat compared to a year ago, stemming at least temporarily a downward spiral in traffic at the airfield for 2011, officials reported. American Airlines and United are also...
  • Citing insufficient pay, airport workers call for union

    Citing insufficient pay, airport workers call for union
    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...
  • Minimum $15.50-fare set to hit taxi customers leaving Bob Hope Airport

    Minimum $15.50-fare set to hit taxi customers leaving Bob Hope Airport
    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...
  • Start the Presses: Locals go home

    I love Bob Hope Airport, but I don't love it as much as I used to. But it's not their fault. That lies with the city of Burbank and its Traffic Commission. Due to an anti-local, and, specifically, anti-Burbank decision, the minimum fare for a cab ride...
  • Authorities probe markings on Southwest airliners

    Authorities probe markings on Southwest airliners
    Federal officials have joined the investigation into a rash of tagging incidents involving Southwest Airlines passenger jets. According to an internal memo obtained by ABC15 in Phoenix, "These unauthorized markings typically appear as symbols or words...
  • Start the Presses: Fare increase will get the ride it deserves

    Yohannes Mersha, a United Taxi driver, believes a proposed $15.50 minimum fare from Bob Hope Airport is, well, fair. “But we have to serve the community, and if the community doesn't want it, that's how it goes,” said Mersha, who has been a...
  • Lawmaker calls on House committee to address helicopter noise complaints

    Lawmaker calls on House committee to address helicopter noise complaints
    Rep. Howard Berman (D-Valley Village) is calling on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Aviation Subcommittee to convene a panel on low-flying helicopters above residential areas in Los Angeles County. In his letter to the committee's leadership,...