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Fabian Nuñez Is Back — This Time As a Media Analyst

January 23rd, 2012 · 1 Comment

The San Francisco Chronicle is reporting the following: “Fabian Nunez, who as California Assembly Speaker became one of the state’s most prominent Latino lawmakers, is taking on a new media career — joining a team of 2012 election analysts with powerhouse Spanish-language Univision Communications. Democrat Nunez joins a pair of GOP analysts — journalist Helen [...]

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Tags: Crime · Fabian Núñez · Media

Fabian Núñez: Esteban’s Manslaughter Sentence was Politically Motivated

July 11th, 2011 · 5 Comments

The more former California Assembly Speaker Fabian Núñez has to speak of his son, who was convicted of manslaughter and later had his sentence reduced by then Governor Schwarzenegger, the bigger hole he digs for himself and his future prospects for elected office. Today the elder Núñez is telling the public that his son’s sentence [...]

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Tags: Crime · Fabian Núñez

Lingering Disgust from Schwarzenegger Sentence Commutation of Esteban Nuñez

April 17th, 2011 · 3 Comments

Sadly, the former California governor did not show any sympathy when he was asked this week about his decision to shorten the sentence of Esteban Nuñez, the criminal spawn of former California Assembly speaker Fabian Nuñez. Schwarzenegger made a “snoring noise” when asked about this now controversial decision, and said, “Don’t ask me the same [...]

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Tags: Antonio Villaraigosa · Crime · Fabian Núñez

LA City Coucilmember Jose Huizar or Don Corleone?

January 3rd, 2011 · 30 Comments

Don Corleone or Don Cortez? I don’t think Jose Huizar is Sicilian, but I digress. Well, Latino politicians are giving us a gangbuster start to the New Year first with Fabian Nuñez’s incarcerated child receiving a commutation from outgoing Governor Schwarzenegger, and now current Los Angeles City Councilmember Jose Huizar posing as the Godfather. This [...]

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Tags: Fabian Núñez · Media

As the Governator leaves, he issues commutation for Esteban Nuñez

January 2nd, 2011 · 34 Comments

Esteban Nuñez, the thuggish spawn of former California Assembly Speaker Fabian Nuñez, received a nice holiday gift from outgoing Govenor Arnold Schwarznegger, a commutation of his prison sentence from 16 years to seven years. The younger Nuñez was sentenced in June of 2010 for the fatal stabbing of Luis Dos Santos. Esteban Nuñez has benefited [...]

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Tags: Antonio Villaraigosa · Crime · Fabian Núñez

Esteban Nuñez Sentenced to 16 years in Prison

June 26th, 2010 · 6 Comments

Esteban Nuñez, son of former California Assembly Speaker Fabian Nuñez, was sentenced yesterday to 16 years in prison (the maximum term for this crime). I suspect that with good behavior, prison overcrowding, and/or any influencing of his Papi that the younger Nuñez may end up only serving about 8 years. San Diego 6 has a [...]

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Tags: Antonio Villaraigosa · Crime · Fabian Núñez

Update on Esteban Nuñez Case — Jury Selection Begins Tomorrow — UPDATED Nuñez pleads guilty to manslaughter!

May 3rd, 2010 · 4 Comments

Many people come to the blog looking for updates on the Esteban Nuñez murder case because it brought out some public reaction from Latino politicians in California. And of course, Esteban’s father is Fabian Nuñez, former Speaker of the Assembly and currently a partner in the high profile Mercury Public Affairs up in Sacramento. I [...]

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Tags: Antonio Villaraigosa · Crime · Fabian Núñez

The Tables Keep Turning on Esteban Nuñez, Son of Former CA Assembly Speaker

March 6th, 2010 · 4 Comments

A few weeks ago, I blogged about how former California Assembly Speaker Fabian Nuñez pulled papers to run for state treasurer in 2014. I speculated that whether we see Fabian Nuñez re-emerge in elected office will depend largely upon what happens with his son’s murder trail, which is scheduled to begin in May. Well, another [...]

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Tags: Antonio Villaraigosa · CA State Senator Gloria Romero · Crime · Fabian Núñez