| Sep 5, 2013
| 11:33 AM
The Transportation and Security Administration plans to roll out its PreCheck faster screening program to 60 more airports, including those in Burbank, Ontario and Long Beach, by the end of 2013, according to a TSA statement. Other California airports...
| Apr 3, 2013
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The number of passengers traveling through Bob Hope Airport fell by double digits for the second straight month in February, dropping 11.6%.
The airport handled 282,073 passengers in February, down from...
| Apr 9, 2013
Broward County tourism officials are betting on 13 to be a lucky number this year.
With hotel occupancy trending up, the successful launch of a winter campaign and summer promotions now underway, local tourism officials are predicting another bumper...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 7:37 PM
On a flight from Israel to London a few years ago, the airplane video display wouldn't work for Margalit Francus' teenage son. The boy, who was 14 or 15 at the time, grew overwhelmingly frustrated. He screamed, he cried and he threatened to open the plane...
| May 1, 2013
| 1:06 PM
For families with autistic children, the stress and anxiety of air travel is a unique challenge – which is why JetBlue is partnering with Bob Hope Airport in Burbank to give those families a chance for an air-travel dress rehearsal.
| May 17, 2013
| 12:48 PM
FORT MYERS — Lake Brantley only needed one inning to take control of its Class 8A state baseball semifinal against Jupiter on Friday.
And then senior right-hander Mitchell Jordan did the rest.
The Patriots scored all of their runs in the...
| May 15, 2013
| 1:00 PM
Baseball practice ended at Edgewater on Monday, and senior first baseman Zach Vandergrift headed to strength coach Lee Prince's house for another workout.
Three days a week of weight training and pushups since the start of summer, combined with hours in...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 3:45 PM
Mary Pope Osborne addressed more than 500 of her biggest fans — elementary schoolchildren — Friday as the Orlando Shakespeare Theater opened a new play based on her phenomenally popular "Magic Treehouse" books.
Osborne has written 52 books...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 7:29 PM
Airline passengers may no longer have to power off and stow their portable electronics when they fly, the Federal Aviation Administration said Thursday, opening the door for airlines to lift most restrictions on how and when customers can use phones,...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 5:29 PM
A month after a surprising uptick in the number of passengers traveling through Bob Hope Airport, the tally in April dipped by roughly 2.4%.
Although March saw the airport’s first rise in passenger numbers in three years, April’s total came...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 4:19 PM
It didn't take long for airlines to adopt the new policy that lets passengers use portable electronic devices during takeoffs and landings.
A day after the Federal Aviation Administration announced it would lift the restrictions, Delta Airlines and...