| May 22, 2012
| 10:56 AM
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...
| May 23, 2012
| 1:58 PM
Unable to get their "Los Angeles Residential Helicopter Noise Relief Act" off the ground, the bill’s sponsors are implementing a Plan B to nudge federal officials, at the very least, to study ways to address neighborhood complaints about...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 10:38 AM
Southwest Airlines, the nation's largest carrier of domestic travelers, announced plans Tuesday to add six extra seats on each plane under a new interior design of lighter and more eco-friendly materials.
To increase the number of seats from 137 to 143...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 11:18 AM
"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...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 2:09 PM
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...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 11:35 AM
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...
| Sep 26, 2011
| 10:02 AM
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...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 11:23 AM
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,...
| Oct 4, 2011
| 3:49 PM
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...
| Oct 23, 2011
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-...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 9:47 AM
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...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 6:13 PM
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...