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  • FAA may crack down on noisy helicopters after residents complain

    FAA may crack down on noisy helicopters after residents complain
    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...
  • Corporate jet center at Van Nuys Airport may signal rising market

    Corporate jet center at Van Nuys Airport may signal rising market
    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...
  • Bullet train authority steps up hiring to fill long-vacant posts

    Bullet train authority steps up hiring to fill long-vacant posts
    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....
  • 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...
  • Four years later, survivors of Metrolink crash still hurting

    Four years later, survivors of Metrolink crash still hurting
    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...
  • Metrolink previews $200-million crash prevention system

    Metrolink previews $200-million crash prevention system
    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...
  • California high-speed rail bidding rules were changed

    California high-speed rail bidding rules were changed
    State high-speed rail officials acknowledged Thursday that they changed their rules for selecting a builder for the bullet train's first phase in the Central Valley, a shift that subsequently made it possible for a consortium led by Sylmar-based Tutor...
  • California bullet train groundbreaking faces new obstacles

    California bullet train groundbreaking faces new obstacles
    California's bullet train agency is facing a series of new regulatory and political problems that could jeopardize its July construction kickoff, which already has been delayed more than six months. The new challenges are coming from a private...
  • Rep. Adam Schiff asks Metrolink to assess yard's health risks

    Rep. Adam Schiff asks Metrolink to assess yard's health risks
    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) on Thursday called on Metrolink to assess the health risks of air pollution on neighborhoods surrounding the commuter railroad's central maintenance yard north of downtown Los Angeles. At a news conference, Schiff made the...
  • Rep. Schiff critical of federal report urging voluntary approach to helicopter issues

    Rep. Schiff critical of federal report urging voluntary approach to helicopter issues
    A new federal report recommends taking a voluntary approach rather than government regulation to reduce the noise and safety risks of low-flying helicopters over neighborhoods across the Los Angeles Basin. The study by the Federal Aviation...
  • Plan ordered to save mechanics school at Van Nuys Airport

    Plan ordered to save mechanics school at Van Nuys Airport
    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...