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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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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 Caņada Flintridge and Pasadena....
  • 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...
  • Bob Hope Airport faces tough times

    Bob Hope Airport faces tough times
    Thanks to the loss of an airline, declining parking revenues and fewer passengers using the airfield, Bob Hope Airport is facing one of its roughest budget years ever, officials reported this week. Airport officials also are staring at a multimillion-...
  • Poll: Residents favor Bob Hope Airport terminal further from the runway

    Poll: Residents favor Bob Hope Airport terminal further from the runway
    By a roughly 2 to 1 margin, residents in the tri-city region favor a new terminal at Bob Hope Airport that is further from the runway, according to a recent poll that also revealed a major knowledge gap about just how old the existing facility is. The...