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...

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