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  • Schiff, other leaders, to host hearing on helicopter noise

    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...
  • Bob Hope Airport in effort to raise diversity percentages

    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...
  • Bob Hope Airport safe from sequestration cuts, so far

    Bob Hope Airport safe from sequestration cuts, so far
    Bob Hope Airport will avoid the impact of $85 billion in automatic federal spending cuts that are slated for midnight Friday -- a move that officials warn will force a scale back in operations at airfields across the nation. A last-minute huddle between...
  • Airport to spend $82,000 on emergency lighting system after recent outage

    Airport to spend $82,000 on emergency lighting system after recent outage
    Bob Hope Airport is taking a two-path approach to preventing another outage like the one on Nov. 28 that took out operations on its longest runway. The Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority on Monday voted to buy an emergency lighting system while...
  • Helicopter rules depend on FAA

    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) announced plans to take up legislation to regulate low-flying helicopters above residential neighborhoods, saying voluntary controls for the “persistent flyovers” were clearly insufficient. Whether there will be a...
  • Rep. Schiff vows to take up helicopter noise regulations for L.A. region next year

    Rep. Schiff vows to take up helicopter noise regulations for L.A. region next year
    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) on Wednesday announced plans to take up legislation to regulate low-flying helicopters above residential neighborhoods in Los Angeles County, saying voluntary controls for the "persistent fly-overs” were clearly...
  • Schiff reintroduces bill to allow Bob Hope Airport curfew

    Schiff reintroduces bill to allow Bob Hope Airport curfew
    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. Schiff, along...
  • Noise impact area of Bob Hope Airport due to shrink, traffic to remain flat

    Noise impact area of Bob Hope Airport due to shrink, traffic to remain flat
    The clock is ticking for residents living around Bob Hope Airport to tap a federally funded program to soundproof their houses before a shrinking noise-impact area renders them ineligible, officials warned this week. With fewer flights coming in and out...
  • Sound impact zone continues to shrink around Bob Hope Airport

    Sound impact zone continues to shrink around Bob Hope Airport
    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...
  • Bob Hope Airport noise program to be reduced in size

    Bob Hope Airport noise program to be reduced in size
    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...
  • Man sentenced to 30 months for flashing laser at private plane, Pasadena police helicopter

    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...
  • It's time for restrictions on helicopters

    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...