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  • 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...
  • Rep. Schiff critical of federal report urging voluntary approach to helicopter issues

    Rep. Schiff critical of federal report urging voluntary approach to helicopter issues
    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...
  • Officials demand FAA regulate helicopter noise in L.A. County

    Officials demand FAA regulate helicopter noise in L.A. County
    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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Bright news for Bob Hope Airport

    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...
  • Olive Avenue Confidential: Effects of proposed transit hub

    It's only natural for residents already dealing with unpleasant noise and traffic congestion levels around Bob Hope Airport to cast wary eyes at any proposed development there, but plans for a new ground transport hub at Empire Avenue and Hollywood Way...
  • Transportation center nears construction

    Transportation center nears construction
    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...
  • From the Bullpen: The most important sport of all

    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...
  • Airport launches study to prevent bird-aircraft collisions

    Airport launches study to prevent bird-aircraft collisions
    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...
  • Burb's Eye View: Looking up to Burbank's history

    When they were planning this Friday’s centennial bash, Burbank planners said the sky’s the limit. And even there, they’re pushing the envelope. Sgt. Robert Quesada, the Burbank Police Department’s public information officer,...
  • Olive Avenue Confidential: Getting to the hub of the matter

    Olive Avenue Confidential: Getting to the hub of the matter
    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...