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  • Restaurant automation has arrived

    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...
  • Bob Hope ranks among magazine's top 8 alternative airports

    Bob Hope ranks among magazine's top 8 alternative airports
    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...
  • Doubts cast on cost estimates for high-speed rail alternatives

    Doubts cast on cost estimates for high-speed rail alternatives
    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...
  • Strong winds knock out power at LAX

    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...
  • Seeing to Walter's training

    Seeing to Walter's training
    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...
  • 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...
  • President Obama headed to Los Angeles fundraiser

    President Obama headed to Los Angeles fundraiser
    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...
  • 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...
  • Obama to appear on 'Tonight Show' in Burbank

    Obama to appear on 'Tonight Show' in Burbank
    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....
  • 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...
  • Ron Kaye: The bumpy road of local transportation

    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...