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Boy Missing from Bob Hope Airport FOUND

Good Samaritan Citizens Spot Missing Youth in West Hollywood and Phone Information to Burbank Police Dept.

 BURBANK, Calif., October 19, 2011 – A 14-year-old autistic boy who went missing after exiting an aircraft at Bob Hope Airport this morning was found this evening at 5:40 p.m. in a pizza restaurant in West Hollywood. 

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Photos of Missing Boy

October 19, 2011 -- Attached are photos of the 14-year-old autistic boy who went missing today at Bob Hope Airport.

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Consensus Building Process for Airport Future Launched Following Joint Adoption of Development Agreement Extension with City of Burbank

Presentations Scheduled with Burbank, Glendale, Pasadena City Councils to Present Outline of Three-Year Process to Move Forward with Positive Change

BURBANK, Calif., October 18, 2011 – The Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority has scheduled presentations to the city councils of the three member cities of the Authority to outline the principles of a collaborative process to be followed over the next three years aimed at achieving a consensus plan for the future of Bob Hope Airport. The outline was first made public at the Airport Authority’s October 3 meeting and will be taken to the city councils between now and November 1.

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Maintenance Workers for Airport Authority Management Contractor Vote to Join Union

International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 501 Elected to Represent 30 Employees

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Bob Hope Airport Flat Rate Taxi Fare Will Not Be Implemented

The City of Burbank issued a press release September 20, 2011 stating the following:

BURBANK, Calif. (September 20, 2011) – After further review by the Burbank City Attorney’s Office, the action of the Burbank Traffic Commission to implement a minimum fare of $15.50 for all taxi cab rides originating at Bob Hope Airport has been determined to be beyond its authority at this time. 

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City of Burbank Traffic Commission Approves $15.50 Minimum Taxi Fare from Bob Hope Airport

New Minimum Fare Takes Effect September 23, 2011 

BURBANK, Calif., September 14, 2011 - The City of Burbank Traffic Commission has approved a minimum fare of $15.50 for all taxi cab rides originating at Bob Hope Airport effective, Friday, September 23, 2011, comprised of a $13.00 minimum fare plus a $2.50 surcharge.  The new minimum fare structure replaces a rate card comprised of an initial charge of $2.65 for the first 1/9 mile or 37 seconds, a $2.50 airport origination surcharge, plus $0.30 for each additional 1/9 mile or 37 seconds of waiting time and/or traffic delay.

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Airport Authority Votes to Extend 2005 Development Agreement with Burbank; Also Approves Moving Forward on Regional Intermodal Transportation Center Re-Design

Authority Action Clears Way for Burbank City Council to Consider Development Agreement Extension to 2015, Enabling Broad Community Outreach on Airport’s

BURBANK, Calif., August 2, 2011 – The Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority has approved an amendment and extension of its 2005 Development Agreement with the City of Burbank from 2012 to 2015 in order to allow the City and the Authority time to conduct broad public outreach aimed at reaching consensus about the future of Bob Hope Airport. The Burbank City Council will also consider the Development Agreement amendment and extension August 16.

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Airport Authority Commission Elects Burbank Commissioner Don Brown As President For The Coming Year

Commissioner Chris Holden of Pasadena Chosen as Vice President; Commissioner Rafi Manoukian of Glendale Named Secretary

BURBANK, Calif., July 5, 2011 – The Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority, owner and operator of Bob Hope Airport, has elected new officers to head the Authority Commission for a one year term from July 2011 through June 2012. The Commission elects officers each July.

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Metrolink Partners with jetBlue Airways – jetBlue Passengers Ride Metrolink Free To and From Bob Hope Airport

BURBANK, Calif., June 10, 2011 – Metrolink and jetBlue Airways have announced that jetBlue passengers departing from and arriving at the Burbank Bob Hope Airport may ride free of charge on Metrolink on the day of their flight.

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Burbank Centennial Air Parade to Honor Bob Hope Airport - Tower Banner Marks Event

BURBANK, Calif., June 8, 2011 – The City of Burbank Centennial celebration on Friday, July 8, 2011 at 5 p.m. in front of City Hall will include an air parade in honor of Bob Hope Airport featuring McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornets and B-25 Mitchell bombers flown by the United States Navy, and a variety of vintage aircraft flying directly over Olive Avenue and Burbank City Hall. The fly-by will take place at approximately 5:45 p.m.

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Airport Authority to Begin Re-design of Regional Intermodal Transportation Center After Initial Bids Exceed Project Budget

Reduced Scope of Combined Rental Car/Bus Transit/Rail Connection Project Needed to Ensure
Successful Re-Bid; Transportation Center Functionality Can Be Preserved

BURBANK, Calif., June 7, 2011 – The Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority’s proposed Regional Intermodal Transportation Center (RITC), offering consolidated rental car facilities, a bus transit level and connections with the Bob Hope Airport Train Station and the Airport passenger terminal, will undergo a re-design in the coming months in order to achieve cost reductions following a first round of bids that exceeded budgeted construction funding.

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Airport Authority Votes to Apply for Extension of 2005 Development Agreement with City of Burbank

Airport Action Follows City Council’s Unanimous Vote to Cooperate in Preparing Development Agreement Extension with Minor Amendments and Enable

BURBANK, Calif., May 3, 2011 – The Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority has voted to submit an application to the City of Burbank for a three-year extension of the 2005 Development Agreement between the Authority and the City, including amendments that would permit the City and the Authority to undertake a community outreach process aimed at creating a vision plan for the future of Bob Hope Airport.

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Caltrans Closure of Northbound Hollywood Way Off-Ramp Now Set for April 12

April 6, 2011 -- Caltrans yesterday issued a press release announcing that the closure of the northbound Hollywood Way off-ramp on the Golden State Freeway is now scheduled to take place April 12, 2011 at 9 p.m. The off-ramp will be closed until spring 2012 as part of the I-5 High Occupancy Vehicle Lane Improvement Project.  More information is available at the Caltrans project hotline (855) 454-6335.

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I-5 Freeway Northbound Exit Ramp at Hollywood Way Closed by Caltrans Until March 2012; Lincoln Street and Buena Vista Are Best Alternate Exits to Reach Bob Hope Airport

Airport and City to Seek Detour Signage; Southbound I-5 Off-ramp at Hollywood Way Remains Open

BURBANK, Calif., April 5, 2011 -- Northbound drivers on the I-5 Freeway were greeted with a flashing sign today that the Hollywood Way off-ramp -- a primary artery from the freeway to Bob Hope Airport -- is closed.  The off-ramp for southbound I-5 lanes remains open.  Caltrans closed the off-ramp in connection with an I-5 freeway widening and high occupancy vehicle lane project, and the northbound Hollywood Way exit is expected to remain closed until March 2012.

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Airport Authority Formally Concurs with FAA Finding that Full Compliance with FAA Runway Safety Area Standards at Bob Hope Airport by 2015 is not Practicable

FAA Review Reaffirms that Current Operations at Airport Are Safe; Acknowledges that Constraints on and off Airport Property Prevent Implementation of Standard Runway Safety Areas

BURBANK, Calif., March 9, 2011 – At the request of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority has sent a formal letter concurring with a draft FAA determination that it is not practicable for Bop Hope Airport to comply with FAA Runway Safety Area (RSA) standards in the near future.  The letter will be included in a final determination to be published by the FAA later this year.

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2011 "Tower Banner Art Contest" Winners Announced

BURBANK, Calif., March 7, 2011 – The high school student winners and finalists of the
Bob Hope Airport “2011 Tower Banner Art Contest” from Burbank, Glendale and Pasadena
Unified School Districts presented their winning artwork at today’s March 7, 2011 Airport
Authority meeting. Joining them were their art teachers and district art coordinators, along with
many of the students’ proud parents.

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Bob Hope Airport Reaches Settlement with Lockheed Martin in Groundwater Cleanup Dispute

Airport Authority Will Pay Lockheed $2 Million in Exchange for Lockheed Martin Defending Airport Against All Costs Associated with EPA’s North Hollywood Operable Unit Program

BURBANK, Calif., March 1, 2011 — The Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority today announced it has reached a settlement in its federal court action against Lockheed Martin Corporation that sought to compel Lockheed Martin to defend and indemnify the Authority against potential costs for groundwater cleanup at Bob Hope Airport mandated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

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