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Convicted Ex-Los Angeles Councilman Will Continue Collecting Six-Figure Pension

6 days agoNews : Reason

Former Los Angeles Councilman Richard Alarcón’s was convicted of four felonies this week, including voter fraud and perjury. It turned out he lied about where he lived in 2007 and 2009 in order to represent the city's District 7. His...Show More Summary

Former state lawmaker Romero calls Alarcon verdicts 'heart-breaking'

Former California legislator Gloria Romero called it “heartbreaking” when a Los Angeles jury delivered perjury and voter fraud verdicts Wednesday against former City Councilman Richard Alarcon and his wife.

Alarcon jurors were split, argued for days over criminal charges

The jurors in the voter fraud and perjury trial of former Los Angeles City Councilman Richard Alarcon argued for days, with opposing sides initially arguing for convictions and acquittals on all counts, according to interviews.

Former Councilman Richard Alarcon, wife guilty of voter fraud, perjury

Former Los Angeles City Councilman Richard Alarcon and his wife were convicted Wednesday of some but not all voter-fraud and perjury charges brought in a case that accused them of lying about where they lived so he would be qualified to run for his council seat.

Perjury, voter fraud case against Alarcon and wife goes to the jury

After a trial spanning nearly a month, the perjury and voter fraud case against former Los Angeles City Councilman Richard Alarcon and his wife headed to the jury on Thursday.

Alarcon, wife decline to testify; defense rests in voter fraud trial

The defense in the perjury and voter fraud trial of Richard Alarcon rested its case Tuesday with neither the former Los Angeles city councilman nor his wife taking the witness stand on their own behalf.

Greuel testifies Alarcon asked her to move council district boundary

In the perjury trial of former Los Angeles City Councilman Richard Alarcon, former colleague Wendy Greuel testified Tuesday that Alarcon once asked to move his Sun Valley home from her district into his. 

Assemblyman Raul Bocanegra testifies in Alarcon voter fraud trial

In the perjury and voter fraud trial of former Los Angeles City Councilman Richard Alarcon, state Assemblyman Raul Bocanegra (D-Pacoima) testified for the prosecution Tuesday that he knew of plans to turn Alarcon's Panorama City home into a condominium complex. 

Witness: Alarcon said he lived outside his district when elected

At the perjury trial of former Los Angeles City Councilman Richard Alarcon, a former city employee testified Tuesday that Alarcon told her he wasn't living in the district he represented when he was elected. 

Voter fraud trial to begin for former L.A. Councilman Richard Alarcon

Nearly four years after they were initially charged, former Los Angeles City Councilman Richard Alarcon and his wife Flora Montes de Oca Alarcon are to stand trial Thursday, accused of lying about where they lived so Alarcon could run for office.

L.A. Councilman Alarcon praises daughter's decision to resign

L.A. City Councilman Richard Alarcon spoke as a father, praising his daughter Andrea Alarcon's decision to step down from her $130,000-a-year post as Board of Public Works president and focus on her sobriety.

Los Angeles' library cards could double as identification, debit cards

A Los Angeles City Council committee unanimously approved the proposal from Councilman Richard Alarcon. The ID card would include a resident’s photograph, full name, address, date of birth and details on height, weight, and hair and eye color. Show More Summary

Villaraigosa backs L.A. Councilman Alarcon in tough Assembly race

L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is endorsing City Councilman Richard Alarcon's bid to win a seat in the Assembly, calling his longtime political ally and friend a "fierce champion for the residents of the Northeast San Fernando Valley."

Councilman Richard Alarcon and Wife Ordered to Stand Trial

Los Angeles City Councilman Richard Alarcon and his wife, Flora Montes Alarcon, were ordered today to stand trial on charges the couple committed perjury and voter fraud. The charges stem from allegations the couple lived outside the district the councilman represents and lied about their address. [ more › ]

Judge OKs trial for Alarcon, wife on voter fraud, perjury charges

A, L.A. judge ruled Tuesday that City Councilman Richard Alarcon and his wife should face trial on voter fraud and perjury charges.

L.A. Councilman Alarcon's court hearing could wrap up Tuesday

A decision on whether L.A. City Councilman Richard Alarcon and his wife Flora Montes de Oca Alarcon will face trial on multiple voter fraud and perjury charges is expected to come Tuesday as his preliminary hearing wraps up.

Traffic death yields misdemeanor charge against L.A. councilman's aide

Prosecutors with Los Angeles County Dist. Atty. Steve Cooley's office filed misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter charges against a deputy to Los Angeles City Councilman Richard Alarcon who authorities say struck and killed a pedestrian while driving a city car earlier this year.

Alarcons re-declare their innocence on residency and fraud case

The office of City Councilman Richard Alarcon released a statement this morning repeating that Alarcon and his wife, Flora Montes de Oca Alarcon, are not guilty of the voter fraud and perjury charges filed yesterday by District Attorney Steve Cooley.

Councilman Alarcon and Wife Plead Not Guilty to Re-Filed Charges of Perjury, Fraud

Los Angeles City Councilman Richard Alarcon and his wife, Flora, have pleaded not guilty this morning to re-filed charges of perjury and fraud, stemming from allegations the couple lived outside the district he represents and lied about his address. [ more › ]

Judge Throws Out Perjury and Fraud Charges Against Councilman, Prosecutors Refile Exact Same Charges Hours Later

District Attorney Steve Cooley filed perjury and fraud charges against City Councilman Richard Alarcon and his wife Flora Montes de Oca Alarcon today—the exact same charges that a Superior Court judge threw out just hours earlier today. [ more › ]

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