San Fernando

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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Suspect At Large Following Deadly Stabbing In San Fernando

Authorities on Saturday continued to search for the person responsible in the fatal stabbing of a 27-year-old man in San Fernando.


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Valencia Man Accused Of Making Online Threats Against Children Out On Bail

The 21-year-old Valencia man who allegedly wrote on a website posting that he would “not mind murdering children” posted $100,000 bail Thursday and was released from jail.



2 Kids Critically Injured After Being Struck By Car

Two children were critically injured Friday evening after they were struck by a car in San Fernando.


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San Fernando J.C. Penney Closes Despite Historical Site Consideration

City officials and community members held a news conference Monday morning protesting the closure of a local J.C. Penney store.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/30/2012


Police Chase Reckless Driving Suspect

Police Friday chased a reckless driving suspect through Arleta and Panorama City.


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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

(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.


Sheriff’s Deputy Allegedly Found Parked With Teenage Girl In San Fernando

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.


Person Fatally Hit By Metrolink Train

The accident happened just after 8 a.m. at the Brand Boulevard crossing in San Fernando, according to Metrolink officials.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/25/2012

Police say a man called 911 to say he struck his father with a hammer inside this Chatsworth home. (credit: CBS)

Chatsworth Resident Charged With Allegedly Beating Father To Death With Hammer

A Chatsworth man has been charged with murder for allegedly beating his 78-year-old father to death with a hammer.


Mayor Mario Hernandez (credit: CBS)

Vote Deadlocked In Effort To Oust San Fernando Mayor Over Sex Scandal

The mayor of San Fernando still had a job on Tuesday after a city council effort to remove him failed to pass.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/07/2012