San Fernando Valley roundup: L.A. City Council supports regulating helicopter noise, Berman and Sherman to debate tonight

Good morning, readers. Today is Wednesday, August 15. The Los Angeles City Council showed support Tuesday for a bill that would curb helicopter noise, an issue that residents have recently complained about.

The bill would direct the Federal Aviation Administration to set minimum altitudes for helicopters. L.A. Times

Meanwhile, one floor below council chambers, a laceration room has opened. Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa said he wanted to "make sure that people who are coming back after having a child can feel comfortable and safe," reports City News Service. Daily News

Over 200 people showed up for a meeting on the NBC Universal Evolution Plan Tuesday. Environmental groups spoke out against the project, according to Patch.

The city of Glendale is considering restricting smoking in apartment buildings. Glendale News-Press

Tonight, Rep. Howard Berman and Rep. Brad Sherman will face off in a meeting at Notre Dame High School in Sherman Oaks. Patch

-- Tiffany Kelly, Times Community News

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