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.
The political future of San Fernando City Councilmember Maribel De La Torre, already under fire from a local recall campaign, just got more complicated.
San Fernando City Councilman Mario Hernandez resigned from office just hours before Tuesday night’s meeting, according to the San Fernando Sun.
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.
Police say a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputy was arrested early Thursday after he was found in a parked car with a 15-year-old girl at 2 a.m.
The accident happened just after 8 a.m. at the Brand Boulevard crossing in San Fernando, according to Metrolink officials.
A Chatsworth man has been charged with murder for allegedly beating his 78-year-old father to death with a hammer.
The mayor of San Fernando still had a job on Tuesday after a city council effort to remove him failed to pass.
A series of small earthquakes jolted the Southland on Friday but failed to cause any reports of damage or injuries.
It’s been an emotional few days for the children and the wife of a 36-year-old San Fernando construction worker who is facing deportation.
Brent Zubek, 43, pleaded not guilty to two counts of capital murder in the shooting deaths of 40-year-old John David Lee and Oletta Jean Williams, 28.
A wave of political and sexual scandals has residents calling for the resignation of the city’s mayor, police chief and other officials.
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.
A Corona man was sentenced Friday to multiple life sentences for kidnapping and fatally shooting his ex-girlfriend, a mother of five, in Panorama City two years ago.
Pollice say the victim is expected to recover from being shot after offering the suspect coins during an alleged robbery.