| Mar 19, 2013
| 9:11 PM
Residents living near Bob Hope Airport who have been waiting to take advantage of a federally funded residential soundproofing program shouldn't wait any longer.
After more than a decade and a half of installing new windows and doors in homes surrounding...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 3:49 PM
A North Hollywood man who aimed a commercial-grade laser at a private airplane and a Pasadena police helicopter was sentenced Monday to 30 months in federal prison.
Adam Gardenhire, 19, pleaded guilty in October to one count of aiming the beam of a...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 1:27 PM
Asserting that voluntary guidelines won't work, elected officials on Monday night urged the Federal Aviation Administration to adopt regulations to reduce the noise and safety risks of helicopter flights over neighborhoods across Los Angeles County....
| Jun 5, 2013
| 7:25 AM
A new federal report recommends taking a voluntary approach rather than government regulation to reduce the noise and safety risks of low-flying helicopters over neighborhoods across the Los Angeles Basin.
The study by the Federal Aviation...
| May 31, 2013
| 2:06 PM
A hearing will be held on June 10 to discuss a recent report from the Federal Aviation Administration looking at helicopter noise in Los Angeles County, particularly the San Fernando Valley.
The report leaves open a range of options for how to tackle...
| May 31, 2013
| 7:17 PM
A study commissioned by Bob Hope Airport to ensure its compliance with federal diversity mandates found that while the airfield is doing a better-than-expected job contracting with businesses owned by white women, its use of minority-owned firms is...
| May 24, 2013
| 5:04 PM
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) wants residents living near Bob Hope Airport to be able to get a good night's sleep, so he has reintroduced legislation to let the airport impose a formal, legally binding curfew on all flight operations.
| Mar 17, 2012
| 3:48 PM
By a margin of roughly 2 to 1, residents in the tri-city region favor a new terminal at Bob Hope Airport, according to a recent poll. The poll also revealed a major knowledge gap about just how old the existing facility is.
The survey, conducted by...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 6:54 PM
About 25 residents attended a workshop at Bob Hope Airport on Thursday, many of them complaining that they don't qualify for a program to soundproof their homes despite the intrusions of aircraft noise.
The workshop was designed to get public input as...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 10:43 AM
The sound-proofing program for homes around Bob Hope Airport is slowly wrapping up and airfield officials are urging property owners who haven’t signed up to contact them as soon as possible.
“It is winding down because we’ve done so...
| May 22, 2012
| 11:05 AM
The operations at Bob Hope Airport are expected to improve over the next 20 years, but not to pre-recession levels, according to a forecast released this week.
Bob Hope Airport has been bleeding passengers since the economic recession began in 2007,...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 3:36 PM
Hooray, the Federal Aviation Administration hopes to come up with recommendations to deal with Los Angeles residents’ noise complaints by next summer. What noise complaints? Those made by helicopters over the L.A. area.
One homeowner likened the...