| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 12:31 PM
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...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 3:20 PM
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...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 8:04 PM
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...
| Jan 19, 2011
Forget basketball and hockey season, for tonight marks the beginning of the only real season that Burbankers should care about: election season. Tonight, the League of Women Voters Glendale/Burbank will be holding their candidate forum in the City Council...
| Feb 8, 2011
| 3:17 PM
Bob Hope Airport is launching its first-ever study of wildlife in an effort to reduce the odds of potentially dangerous collisions between birds and aircraft.
The Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority this week approved a $126,000, yearlong...
| Oct 20, 2010
Bob Hope Airport cut down expenses and beat revenue expectations in the last fiscal year, according to a report issued Monday that marked a turnaround in what had been a string of bad news.
The airport reduced operating costs by cutting $2.6 million...
| Dec 11, 2010
Bob Hope Airport officials are ready to submit to federal authorities a key environmental assessment of plans for a new $130-million transportation center. The center will connect to the nearby train station, upgrade rental car facilities and generate...
| Jul 22, 2011
| 4:57 PM
To the untrained eye, the options looked bleak. At the right were steep mountains sprinkled with cell phone towers and electrical lines. To the left a creeping marine layer blanketed the beaches. And even from the vantage of 4,500 feet, the landing...