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  • 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...
  • Pigeon feeder poses risk to flights at Bob Hope, officials say

    Pigeon feeder poses risk to flights at Bob Hope, officials say
    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...
  • Airport officials seek community input

    Airport officials seek community input
    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-...
  • Congressional representatives testify in support of helicopter flight restrictions

    Congressional representatives testify in support of helicopter flight restrictions
    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...
  • 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...
  • Lawmaker calls on House committee to address helicopter noise complaints

    Lawmaker calls on House committee to address helicopter noise complaints
    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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Legislators look to quiet helicopter noise

    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,...
  • Airport rolls out new foam firefighting vehicle

    Airport rolls out new foam firefighting vehicle
    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...