| Aug 8, 2012
| 9:23 AM
Federal regulators and flight officials may soon crack down on noisy, annoying helicopters that hover over Los Angeles, carrying media, sightseers and other curiosity seekers.
Several hundred residents from throughout Los Angeles County attended a public...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 7:00 AM
Good morning, readers. Today is Wednesday, August 15. The Los Angeles City Council showed support Tuesday for a bill that would curb helicopter noise, an issue that residents have recently complained about.
The bill would direct the Federal Aviation...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 3:42 PM
Bob Hope Airport officials on Monday allocated nearly $1 million more to soundproof residences within earshot of the airfield’s flight paths in an ongoing effort to reduce the impact of aircraft noise.
The Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport...
| 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...
| 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,...
| 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...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 4:31 PM
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...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 2:13 PM
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...
| 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...
| Sep 1, 2010
Unless you've been following the issue closely and for quite some time, chances are that last week's City Council hearing about a proposed ground transport center at Bob Hope Airport was a bit of a head-scratcher.
It would be convenient enough just to...
| 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...