| Aug 15, 2011
| 4:59 PM
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...
| Aug 20, 2011
| 9:13 PM
For nearly a year, officials have been trying to figure out what to do with Charles Douglas.
The 59-year-old owner of Precise Roofing Company in Burbank has been feeding flocks of pigeons since at least September 2010, officials say, which — beyond...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 4:09 PM
State Assemblyman Mike Feuer (D-Los Angeles) introduced a resolution last week urging the U.S. Congress to pass legislation that would reduce helicopter noise over L.A. County neighborhoods.
The Los Angeles Residential Helicopter Noise Relief Act,...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 4:24 PM
The Bob Hope Airport put into service on Monday a firefighting vehicle that’s the first of its kind in the country because it delivers more concentrated foam to knock down fuel-related aircraft fires, officials said.
The vehicle is equipped with a...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 11:23 AM
Rep. Howard Berman (D-Valley Village) is calling on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Aviation Subcommittee to convene a panel on low-flying helicopters above residential areas in Los Angeles County.
In his letter to the committee's leadership,...
| Oct 23, 2011
The community will soon get a chance to weigh in on the future of Bob Hope Airport, which could include construction of a new terminal that for the first time in years will meet federal safety requirements.
Airport officials plan to launch a consensus-...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 9:47 AM
The three Congressional representatives whose districts comprise a large swath of the San Fernando Valley testified before a House panel on Thursday about the need to more strictly regulate helicopters.
Residents have long complained about low-flying...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 3:39 PM
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...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 8:26 PM
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 Caņada Flintridge and Pasadena....
| May 22, 2012
| 9:06 AM
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...
| May 22, 2012
| 10:56 AM
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...
| May 23, 2012
| 1:58 PM
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...