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  • 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...
  • Airport looks to boost its image

    Airport looks to boost its image
    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...
  • Pigeon feeder poses risk to flights at Bob Hope, officials say

    Pigeon feeder poses risk to flights at Bob Hope, officials say
    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...
  • 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...
  • US Airways flight stopped mid-takeoff

    BURBANK – The captain of a US Airways Airbus jet ordered his craft evacuated Sunday morning, stopping the plane during takeoff due to an engine malfunction, airline officials said. The Phoenix-bound craft had 67 passengers and five crew members...
  • Glendale plane crash: Street closures, small power outage remain

    Glendale plane crash: Street closures, small power outage remain
    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...
  • 'Shocked' homeowner was outside moments before Glendale plane crash

    'Shocked' homeowner was outside moments before Glendale plane crash
    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...