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  • Political Landscape: Gatto has several bills approved; Schiff writes to FAA on helicopter noise

    It was a busy week for Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake), who had several bills approved by various committees, including one piece of legislation aimed at better training school employees to identify and report child abuse. AB 1432, passed by a 5-0...
  • Rep. Schiff sends letter expressing concerns about lack of progress reducing helicopter noise

    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) and Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) sent a letter to Federal Aviation Administration Administrator Michael Huerta on Monday, saying that they have yet to see any demonstrated or significant progress toward reducing helicopter...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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 “...
  • Man accused of pointing laser at aircraft

    Man accused of pointing laser at aircraft
    BURBANK — A 30-year-old Burbank man was arrested Sunday night after he allegedly pointed a laser at a Glendale police helicopter crew as they were preparing to land at Bob Hope Airport. Rafael Torosyan was arrested on suspicion of discharging a...
  • Airport transit center to be scaled back

    Airport transit center to be scaled back
    Bob Hope Airport officials on Monday said they would have to scale down a planned transit center after construction bids came in 40% to 60% higher than the projected $112-million price tag. Airport officials blamed high steel costs and a “fear...
  • Strong winds knock out power at LAX

    Fierce Santa Ana winds struck Wednesday evening, knocking out power to parts of Los Angeles International Airport and at least one neighborhood in Venice. At LAX, there was no lighting in the central terminal area parking structures except parking...
  • Third man arrested for allegedly flashing laser at helicopter

    Third man arrested for allegedly flashing laser at helicopter
    A 19-year-old Glendale man was arrested late Friday after he allegedly flashed a green laser device at a police helicopter, officials said. Narek Karapetyan was taken into custody about 11:15 p.m. at Glenwood Road and School Street after shining the...
  • Glendale man pleads not guilty to pointing laser at police helicopter

    A 31-year-old Glendale man pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges that he flashed a green laser at a police helicopter crew, officials said. Erick Medina faces one felony count of discharging a laser at an occupied aircraft, according to the Los Angeles...
  • Berman introduces legislation to limit helicopter noise

    Rep. Howard Berman (D-Van Nuys) has introduced a bill that would force the Federal Aviation Administration to where and how low helicopters can fly, especially when over residential neighborhoods. Berman's office cited long-running complaints from...
  • Man arrested for shining powerful laser at police helicopter

    Man arrested for shining powerful laser at police helicopter
    A 30-year-old man was arrested Sunday night after he allegedly flashed a high-powered blue laser twice at a Glendale police helicopter, officials said. Avo Garabedian was taken into custody about 10 p.m. at Calle La Primavera in Glendale on suspicion...