Entries Tagged as 'Maria Robles'

Amid CA Budget Crisis, Latino Pols Cruise like High Rollers

June 16th, 2009 · 39 Comments

As the state of California experiences a financial meltdown that will squeeze public education, health services, and really impact the poorest (read largely Latino) residents, it is frustrating to find articles like this one in today’s LA Times detailing the car expenses of some of California’s public servants. Even more crushing is the revelation that […]

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Tags: Economics · Education · ethics · Fabian Núñez · Gil Cedillo · Government Accountability · Maria Robles

The Making of the “Loretta Sanchez Scandal”

June 2nd, 2009 · 88 Comments

It has been widely alleged that Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez has been involved in an intimate relationship with her former military escort and current homeland security and defense lobbyist, John (Jack) P. Einwechter, currently “Of Counsel” at the DC law firm of Greenberg Traurig. So in the name of clearing the issue up for the many […]

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Tags: ethics · Fabian Núñez · Government Accountability · Maria Robles · Rep. Loretta Sanchez

More on the Esteban Nuñez case — Great piece in LA Weekly worth reading

May 29th, 2009 · 24 Comments

The New Times Media regularly visits this blog, and worth noting is a piece that their LA Weekly paper published this week on the Esteban Nuñez case. The picture painted makes the California political power structure (including key Latino players) look most out of touch in having any sympathy for the slain victim, Luis Santos. […]

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

Read the Nuñez criminal complaint in its entirety!

December 4th, 2008 · 48 Comments has posted the criminal complaint against Esteban Nuñez and his friends. You can read it here. Facing 25 years to life for murder doesn’t sound like something that most children of parents who earn $150K per year probably envision. Today Esteban Nuñez and his three other co-defendants pleaded not guilty, and each has a […]

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Tags: Antonio Villaraigosa · CA State Senator Gloria Romero · Crime · Fabian Núñez · Maria Robles · Mirthala Salinas

Fabian Nuñez and wife in San Diego today!

December 3rd, 2008 · 5 Comments

Former California Assembly Speaker Fabian Nuñez and his wife, Maria Robles, are in San Diego today to lend support to their son, Esteban, who was arrested yesterday on suspicion of murder. The LA Times is reporting that the police are investigating a possible gang link with Esteban Nuñez and the other young men arrested in […]

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Tags: Crime · Fabian Núñez · Maria Robles

Just as highfalutin Fabian Nuñez enters private life, his son is arrested on suspicion of homicide!

December 3rd, 2008 · 16 Comments

Highfalutin Fabian Nuñez is going to need money more now than ever, as the lawyers start billing on his son’s case. A few weeks ago, I read a small news item about Esteban Nuñez, the 19 year old son of the former California Assembly Speaker, being questioned in relation to a stabbing death of a […]

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Tags: Crime · Fabian Núñez · Maria Robles · Mirthala Salinas

More trouble for Fabian Nuñez, California Nurses Association reveals conflict of interest

October 17th, 2007 · 2 Comments

The California Nurses Association is demanding that Fabian Nuñez abstain from voting on any health-care related legislation because his wife works for Californians for Patient Care, a non-profit organization funded by the hospital industry. Seems like a real obvious connection to me, but you know that highfalutin Fabian will probably tell us that he doesn’t […]

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Tags: California Nurses Association · Fabian Núñez · Maria Robles