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  • 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...
  • City officials sideline planned minimum taxi fare from Bob Hope Airport

    City officials sideline planned minimum taxi fare from Bob Hope Airport
    Burbank officials on Tuesday said a new $15.50 minimum taxicab fare from Bob Hope Airport will not take effect on Friday as planned. In a statement, Senior Assistant City Atty. Richard Morillo said the Burbank Traffic Commission lacked the authority to...
  • 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,...
  • Bob Hope traffic continues to slide

    Bob Hope traffic continues to slide
    Airline passenger traffic at the Bob Hope Airport dropped again in August, but at a much lower rate than earlier this year, according to the latest figures released this week. The number of passengers using the airfield in August dropped 1.6% compared...
  • Film review: Joe Carnahan's 'The Grey' has a bit of an overbite

    Film review: Joe Carnahan's 'The Grey' has a bit of an overbite
    "The Grey” was probably pitched as something like “’Alive’ Meets Jack London's 'To Start a Fire' Meets ‘Wolfen,’” or maybe “Jaws — But Wolf Jaws, Not Shark Jaws.” It combines aspects of all of...
  • Airport officials seek community input

    Airport officials seek community input
    The community will soon get a chance to weigh in on the future of Bob Hope Airport, which could include construction of a new terminal that for the first time in years will meet federal safety requirements. Airport officials plan to launch a consensus-...
  • 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...