August 2, 2000
Paul Clinton AIRPORT DISTRICT -- As part of its 18-month study seeking a curfew on nighttime flights, the Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority has set up four "listening sessions" to gauge public sentiment. The study, known as a Part 161, could cost as much as $4 million, airport officials said. The four sessions are scheduled for August. WHEN: Monday, Aug. 21, 6:30 to 9 p.m. WHERE: Burbank Airport Hilton, 2500 Hollywood Way. WHEN: Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2 to 4:30 p.m. WHERE: Glenwood School, 8001 Ledge Ave., Sun Valley.
August 19, 2000
Paul Clinton AIRPORT DISTRICT -- The Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority released a revised schedule for the upcoming "listening sessions," in which airport officials will take public comment on the Part 161 noise study. The Part 161 study, which the authority formally launched July 17, will measure the impacts of a mandatory nighttime curfew on aircraft operations. The authority will submit the completed study to the Federal Aviation Administration as an application for the noise measure.
June 27, 2013
Recently spared from closure, the popular aircraft mechanics school at Van Nuys Airport will receive a $25,000 donation this weekend to establish a scholarship fund for low-income students. The University of North Dakota Aerospace Foundation will present the donation during ceremonies Saturday evening at Clay Lacy Aviation, which is near the North Valley Occupational Center-Aviation Center. North Dakota "is home to one of the nation's top collegiate flight training programs and we're honored to show our support for one of the nation's top aircraft mechanics schools," said Larry Martin, board chairman of the foundation.
August 23, 2000
Paul Clinton AIRPORT DISTRICT -- Urging Burbank Airport to seek tough noise measures as it applies to the federal government for a mandatory nighttime flight curfew, residents of Burbank and neighboring cities let their voices be heard at the first in a series of public meetings. Those who spoke used the inaugural hearing on Monday -- at the Burbank Airport Hilton -- to ask for relief from the buzz of jet noise around their homes. Burbank resident Ron Vanderford, a familiar face at City Council meetings, said the session was productive.
December 27, 2012
A popular vocational center at Van Nuys Airport that has trained thousands of aviation mechanics during its 40-year history faces closure or relocation next year if the Los Angeles Unified School District can no longer afford to keep the facility open. Educators, students, national organizations and business owners at the airport say the loss of the program would be a blow to those seeking technical careers in the aviation industry, which is already suffering a shortage of qualified entry-level mechanics.
September 3, 2012
Good morning readers, today is Monday, September 3. Private donors have raised more than $10,000 to cover ambulance fees for the victims who were either injured or electrocuted in last month's Valley Village crash. Victims had been charged ambulance transport fees for their heroic efforts, but in announcing the donations Thursday, Los Angeles City Councilman Paul Krekorian said community members had stepped up to help cover the bills . Burbank Leader A winning Mega Millions lottery ticket was sold at a Sherman Oaks Chevron gas station . The winning ticket is one of two sold in Southern California.
January 11, 2013
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 operator, to find ways to preserve the North Valley Occupational Center-Aviation Center, which has trained thousands of mechanics during its 40-year history. The school, which is run by the Los Angeles Unified School District, is located off Hayvenhurst Avenue in a hangar with adjoining classrooms and workshops.
September 20, 2011
The Lockheed Federal Credit Union celebrated the success of their foundation in September when employees met with representatives of local charities that the foundation supports. The charities benefited by the foundation, LFCU Community Stars, include the Burbank Temporary Aid Center, Penny Lane Centers, the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center Foundation and For the Troops. Until now, the credit union's employees have volunteered over 1,200 hours through the credit union's “Volunteer Time Off” program.
March 1, 2000
Karen Hubbard Woman's Club of Burbank is hosting a Reciprocity/Federation Day Luncheon March 7 at Pickwick Center. President Julia Larsen and Doris Liljegren, membership, will greet Sierra-Cahuenga District officers, including Alta Crusan, president, Cathy Stewart, Joan Campbell, Patricia Kerschner, Lillian Englert, Dottie Semet and Josephine Kollar. Fifteen district club presidents also will attend. With March Women's History Month, First Vice President Virginia Dodge will introduce Burbank's first female mayor, Mary Lou Howard, and the present woman mayor, Stacey Murphy.
July 4, 2012
Good morning and happy 4th of July, readers. If you haven't decided where to see fireworks tonight, the Valley has a few prime spots. On Radford Avenue, the Studio City Chamber of Commerce is hosting their 14th annual Festival of Fireworks . Admission is a little pricey ($20) considering you can't bring in your own beverages. VIP tickets go for $100. It all depends on how much you love America. Studio City Patch Deeper in the Valley, the Valley Cultural Center is hosting a show at Woodland Hills' Warner Center Park . Live music begins at 6 p.m. and fireworks will shoot off around 9 p.m. L.A. City Councilman Dennis P. Zine, who represents the area, is a main sponsor. Woodland Hills Patch La Crescenta Elementary School will open their gates at 4 p.m. for their annual show . Tickets are $10 in person.