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  • Schiff, lawmakers concerned about FAA response about helicopter noise

    Area lawmakers, including Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank), are voicing concerns about the FAA's response to their request that the agency better deal with helicopter noise in the San Fernando Valley and the greater Los Angeles basin. Federal Aviation...
  • House passes Schiff provision on helicopter noise

    The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday passed a provision that is designed to reduce helicopter noise in the airspace over Los Angeles County, including the San Fernando Valley, where residents have complained about the noise for years. The...
  • Schiff sends letter to appropriations subcommittee about helicopter noise

    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank), along with Reps. Brad Sherman, Henry Waxman, Tony Cardenas and Alan Lowenthal, wrote to the chairman and ranking member of the Transportation Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Subcommittee on Thursday, urging...
  • Alleged laser flash at police helicopter leads to arrests

    Two men were arrested Friday after they allegedly flashed a red laser at a Glendale police helicopter, officials said. Dylan Chavez, 18, of La Crescenta and Jason Phillips, 20, of Glendale were arrested just after 9:30 p.m. Friday on suspicion of...
  • Glendale plane crash: Street closures, small power outage remain

    Glendale plane crash: Street closures, small power outage remain
    This post has been updated. Crews are working to restore service to 300 customers who lost electricity Monday night when a small plane crashed in the front yard of a North Glendale home, taking out three power poles. It may take until 2 p.m. to...
  • 'Shocked' homeowner was outside moments before Glendale plane crash

    'Shocked' homeowner was outside moments before Glendale plane crash
    One moment, Mourad Halabi and his daughter were unloading groceries from the trunk of their Lexus. The next, there was a crash, bang, flash and an airplane next to their front yard. “I was shocked. The noise was very loud,” Halabi said...
  • San Fernando and San Gabriel valley reps look to curb helicopter noise

    San Fernando and San Gabriel valley reps look to curb helicopter noise
    Unable to get their "Los Angeles Residential Helicopter Noise Relief Act" off the ground, the bill’s sponsors are implementing a Plan B to nudge federal officials, at the very least, to study ways to address neighborhood complaints about...
  • Van Nuys Airport gets $18.4 million to rebuild runway

    Van Nuys Airport gets $18.4 million to rebuild runway
    Van Nuys Airport, one of the busiest general aviation centers in the country, will receive an $18.4-million federal grant to reconstruct and replace its main runway, government officials announced Friday. The Federal Aviation Administration funds will...
  • Edison's renewable energy plan awaits green light from FAA

    A Southern California Edison plan to bring more renewable energy to the Southland is in a temporary holding pattern as the utility waits for Federal Aviation Administration clearance to allow helicopters to buzz over La Ca├▒ada Flintridge and Pasadena....
  • Schiff, senators introduce legislation to regulate helicopter noise

    Schiff, senators introduce legislation to regulate helicopter noise
    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) joined California Sens. Dianne Feinstein  and Barbara Boxer in introducing legislation on Monday to try and provide Los Angeles County residents a respite from helicopter noise. The Los Angeles Residential Helicopter Noise...
  • Airport cuts car rental deal

    Airport cuts car rental deal
    Looking to eliminate 700,000 car trips, increase options for travelers and improve runway safety, Bob Hope Airport officials this week unveiled their new contract with rental car firms for use of the upcoming $120-million transit center. The plan calls...
  • Airport officials push new terminal

    Airport officials push new terminal
    Officials are preparing for a major public outreach effort to sell Burbank residents on a new passenger terminal at Bob Hope Airport and the development of 59 acres that once belonged to Lockheed Martin. The effort comes as a 2005 development “...