| May 8, 2011
It's official. The future has finally arrived. Just like in "The Jetsons" cartoon, you can now push buttons on a computer and the meal of your choice slides out on a tray. OK, maybe not immediately and certainly not for free, but at the new Specialty's...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 8:34 AM
Bob Hope Airport was among eight airfields across the nation that ranked in the top eight best alternative airports in the latest edition of Inc. magazine.
Here's what the magazine had to say about Burbank's airport:
With an on time departure rate...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 7:53 AM
As the price tag for California's bullet train has soared to nearly $100 billion, a central argument for forging ahead with the controversial project is an even loftier figure: the $171 billion that promoters recently estimated will be needed for new...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 8:43 PM
Fierce Santa Ana winds struck Wednesday evening, knocking out power to parts of Los Angeles International Airport and at least one neighborhood in Venice.
At LAX, there was no lighting in the central terminal area parking structures except parking...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 10:34 PM
The gardeners on Woodland Avenue like to get started early, and on this particular morning their leaf blowers are loud enough to send the average household pet into a frenzy.
But eight-month-old Walter does little more than perk his ears up and survey...
| 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 26, 2011
| 4:41 PM
Air Force One has just taken off from Miramar Marine Corps Air Station in San Diego, taking President Obama to Los Angeles International Airport for a fundraiser in Los Angeles.
Obama arrived in San Diego about 1:30 p.m. and after a few moments of...
| 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 24, 2011
| 8:17 AM
President Obama will return to Southern California on Monday evening, and the rolling street closures will be coming back with him -- just in time for the evening commute.
Obama will touch down at Los Angeles International Airport shortly before 5 p.m....
| 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...
| Nov 6, 2011
A long and bumpy road lies ahead for California — make that thousands of rutted, cracked and broken roads and highways.
Nearly 60% of the state’s roadways are distressed and need reconstruction or major maintenance. More than a quarter of the...