Los Angeles Business Journal

Garcetti Wants $1-a-Year Rent to Save Aviation School

Monday, January 7, 2013

Calling it a way to promote middle-class jobs, Councilman Eric Garcetti has called for a report on how to continue the Aviation Center at Van Nuys Airport to train aircraft mechanics, the Los Angeles Daily News reports. The school, operated by the Los Angeles Unified School District, is threatened with closure because of district budget problems and the monthly rent of $12,000 it has to pay to Los Angeles World Airports.