(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.
Mirthala Salinas, a former fill-in anchor on KVEA-TV Channel 52, is being sent to Riverside as a general assignment reporter.
Villaraigosa says that station executives have not asked him about his relationship with a news anchor, but he expects 'she will be vindicated.'
Reporters turn Villaraigosa's news conferences into chaotic question-and-answer sessions on his affair with a TV newscaster.
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."
THIS column is about Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and his love life, but give us a minute to get there:
In the long run, voters could focus more on how he does his job.
Telemundo is looking into whether anchor Mirthala Salinas' relationship breached journalistic ethics.
Who needs telenovelas when you have Los Angeles City Hall?
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.
Both seek privacy but the admission raises questions about ethics.