| Sep 9, 2012
| 6:50 AM
Like other survivors from the crash of Metrolink 111, Mike Wiederkehr will never be the same.
Before, the Burbank resident was a triathlete. After, he could no longer swim or run because of shoulder, knee and ankle injuries. He had to transfer from his...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 7:49 AM
Metrolink on Monday previewed a pioneering, $200-million crash prevention project for a top federal safety official, who expressed concern about railroad industry efforts to postpone deadlines for installing the sophisticated train safety system in...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 2:23 PM
Gov. Jerry Brownhas signed a bill that requires state high-speed rail officials to disclose their financial investments and eliminates a loophole that created potential conflicts of interest for the project’s board members.
The legislation by...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 3:55 PM
The Los Angeles City Council on Friday ordered local officials to develop a detailed plan to save a popular aircraft mechanics school at Van Nuys Airport.
On a motion by Eric Garcetti, the council called on Los Angeles World Airports, the airport's...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 7:54 AM
A low-pressure system moving inland is expected to bring gusty west winds, warm temperatures and a higher risk of fire Tuesday to the region’s mountains and deserts areas, according to the National Weather Service.
Wind and red-flag warnings...
| Jun 30, 2012
| 12:55 PM
Los Angeles police are searching for several suspects in connection with the fatal shooting of a 38-year-old man outside a Sherman Oaks restaurant, authorities said Saturday.
Lt. Jim Gavin of the LAPD's Van Nuys station said the victim, Raul Lopez, was ...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 4:51 PM
Plugging long-standing vacancies in its management team, the agency that plans to build the state bullet train system announced Monday the hiring of a chief administrative officer and seven other individuals to fill a variety of top executive posts....
| Jul 19, 2012
| 8:00 PM
To his surprise and dismay, Glendale City Councilman Ara Najarian has been replaced with Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomason the Metrolink board of directors, where Najarian had served for six years.
In one of his first acts as the new...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 9:04 AM
Los Angeles residents, concerned about the noise from media and sightseeing helicopters flying low over their neighborhoods, turned out to complain to the Federal Aviation Administration on Monday night at a public hearing in Sherman Oaks.
The FAA sought...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 9:23 AM
Federal regulators and flight officials may soon crack down on noisy, annoying helicopters that hover over Los Angeles, carrying media, sightseers and other curiosity seekers.
Several hundred residents from throughout Los Angeles County attended a public...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 3:59 PM
In a sign that the market for private and corporate jets is recovering, a new aviation center offering conference rooms and other amenities for travelers opened Thursday at Van Nuys Airport.
NetJets Inc., which sells individuals and companies shares in...