April 2007

Pre-2008 Archived Articles

Santa Monica – Assemblyman Lieu (Torrance) Continues to Waste State’s Resources

Sunday, April 22, 2007
Airing concerns about jets
Protesters at Santa Monica Airport say larger craft are a health and safety hazard.
By Carla Hall
The Los Angeles (CA) Times

It was sunny and breezy at Santa Monica Airport on Saturday, a great day for flying – and for protesting flying. A few hundred local residents and several politicians held a midday rally in front of the dark glass of the airport’s administrative offices (closed on weekends) to decry the environmental and safety hazards of the increasingly busy airfield. Not far in the distance, the objects of their protest – gleaming private jets – roared into the sky.

Pre-2008 Archived Articles

Santa Monica – Assemblyman Lieu (Torrance) Continues to Waste State’s Resources

Sunday, April 22, 2007
Airing concerns about jets
Protesters at Santa Monica Airport say larger craft are a health and safety hazard.
By Carla Hall
The Los Angeles (CA) Times

It was sunny and breezy at Santa Monica Airport on Saturday, a great day for flying – and for protesting flying. A few hundred local residents and several politicians held a midday rally in front of the dark glass of the airport’s administrative offices (closed on weekends) to decry the environmental and safety hazards of the increasingly busy airfield. Not far in the distance, the objects of their protest – gleaming private jets – roared into the sky.

Pre-2008 Archived Articles

McClellan-Palomar Airport – To Get New Terminal


Palomar Airport

Thursday, April 26, 2007
County approves new terminal at ‘disjointed’ Palomar Airport
By Craig Gustafson
The San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune

CARLSBAD ? The mishmash of buildings that form Carlsbad’s McClellan-Palomar Airport will be torn down and replaced with a new terminal in a nearly $24 million face-lift that officials say will reinvent the 48-year-old airport.

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors yesterday unanimously approved a plan to use federal grants to combine 10 smaller upgrades into a single large project.

Pre-2008 Archived Articles

McClellan-Palomar Airport – To Get New Terminal


Palomar Airport

Thursday, April 26, 2007
County approves new terminal at ‘disjointed’ Palomar Airport
By Craig Gustafson
The San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune

CARLSBAD ? The mishmash of buildings that form Carlsbad’s McClellan-Palomar Airport will be torn down and replaced with a new terminal in a nearly $24 million face-lift that officials say will reinvent the 48-year-old airport.

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors yesterday unanimously approved a plan to use federal grants to combine 10 smaller upgrades into a single large project.