Full coverage: Mayor Villaraigosa's relationship

(Robert Durell / Los Angeles Times) Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa acknowledged he's in a relationship with Telemundo TV news anchorwoman Mirthala Salinas (above, left). The revelation comes a month after he announced he was separating from his wife. Scroll down for the latest coverage.

  • Telemundo reassigns mayor's girlfriend

    Mirthala Salinas, a former fill-in anchor on KVEA-TV Channel 52, is being sent to Riverside as a general assignment reporter.

  • Telemundo yet to question the mayor

    Villaraigosa says that station executives have not asked him about his relationship with a news anchor, but he expects 'she will be vindicated.'

  • Seeking to repair image

    Seeking to repair image

    Reporters turn Villaraigosa's news conferences into chaotic question-and-answer sessions on his affair with a TV newscaster.

  • Losing faith in an unfaithful mayor

    Actor Tom Hanks had a great line in the movie "A League of Their Own." Playing the crusty manager of a women's baseball team, he berates one member into tears and shouts: "There's no crying! There's no crying in baseball." That came to mind when I read last week that Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa...

  • Prying eyes at City Hall

    THIS column is about Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and his love life, but give us a minute to get there: When it comes to reporting on politics and elected officials, distinguishing between what is properly private and what is necessarily public becomes more difficult all the time. It's...

  • Villaraigosa affair may not be one to remember

    In the long run, voters could focus more on how he does his job.

  • Mayor's lover placed on leave

    Telemundo is looking into whether anchor Mirthala Salinas' relationship breached journalistic ethics.

  • We laugh, cry, hiss at 'Perils of Antonio'

    Who needs telenovelas when you have Los Angeles City Hall? In Thursday's summer of love installment, inquiring minds wondered if taxpayers have ever footed the bill for Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's dalliances with Telemundo news anchor/reporter Mirthala Salinas. Meanwhile, Telemundo editorial staffers...

  • At L.A. City Hall, the summer of love

    At Cal State L.A. on Tuesday, Jaime Regalado was fielding a steady stream of e-mails, almost all of them from women who've had it with the Don Juan who calls himself our mayor. "They'll never vote for him again," Regalado, who runs the Pat Brown Institute of Public Affairs, said when I asked the...

  • Mayor reveals romantic link with TV newscaster

    Mayor reveals romantic link with TV newscaster

    Both seek privacy but the admission raises questions about ethics.

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