Mario Hernandez

Mayor Mario Hernandez (credit: CBS)

Case Dismissed After No-Show In Court By Ex-San Fernando Mayor

A battery and vandalism case against a former San Fernando City Councilwoman was dismissed Wednesday after another former council member failed to show up in court.


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Councilwoman Pleads Not Guilty To Attacking Former Lover

A San Fernando city councilwoman pleaded not guilty Tuesday to attacking her fellow councilmember with whom she had an affair.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/21/2012

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Arraignment Postponed For Councilwoman Accused Of Attacking Former Lover

An arraignment was postponed Thursday for a San Fernando city councilwoman who is accused of attacking her former lover and fellow councilmember.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/26/2012

San Fernando City Council

San Fernando City Council Schedules Recall Election

San Fernando City Council members Monday voted to schedule a recall election for Nov. 6 in an attempt to oust councilwoman Maribel De La Torre and Mayor Brenda Esqueda, who are both accused of having extra-marital affairs.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/17/2012

(L-R) City Council members Mario Hernandez and Maribel De La Torre have filed restraining orders against each other.

Hernandez Wants To Withdraw Battery Complaint Against His Ex Lover

Amid distractions of infidelity, firings, assault charges, recall efforts and restraining orders, it now appears that battling council members Mario Hernandez and Maribel De La Torre — one time lovers — may be trying to put the messy scandal behind them.


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San Fernando City Councilwoman Charged With Battery Against Former Lover

The political future of San Fernando City Councilmember Maribel De La Torre, already under fire from a local recall campaign, just got more complicated.


Mario Hernandez

San Fernando City Councilman Mario Hernandez Resigns In Wake Of Alleged Affair

San Fernando City Councilman Mario Hernandez resigned from office just hours before Tuesday night’s meeting, according to the San Fernando Sun.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/10/2012

(L-R) City Council members Mario Hernandez and Maribel De La Torre have filed restraining orders against each other.

Affair, Fight And Dual Restraining Orders Rock San Fernando City Council

The city of San Fernando is reeling from a scandal involving two City Council members who reportedly carried on an extra-marital affair, then had a fight and dual restraining orders against the other.


Mario Hernandez

San Fernando Mayor Announces Affair With City Councilwoman In Front Of Wife, Residents

San Fernando Mayor Mario Hernandez told colleagues and audience members during a council meeting Nov. 21 that he is in a relationship with Councilwoman Maribel De La Torre.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/28/2011