Articles Tagged With ‘Abel Maldonado’

Abel Maldonado does not have an illegal marijuana farm

Allegations that former Lt. Gov. Abel Maldonado was leasing his land to an illegal marijuana farm have been proven unfounded. [Cal Coast Times] A few weeks ago, a San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputy noticed what appeared to be 30... (Continue reading)

Is Abel Maldonado’s pot or hemp grow legal?

Republican politician and former Lieutenant Governor Abel Maldonado has entered the Central Coast marijuana cultivation business, and he now claims to be growing hemp in San Luis Obispo County as well. [New Times] SLO County officials are probing Maldonado’s purported... (Continue reading)

Maldonado meets with Trump over ag secretary job

President-elect Donald Trump is considering appointing Santa Maria farmer and former California lieutenant governor Abel Maldonado as the United States secretary of agriculture. Trump met with Maldonado on Wednesday at the president-elect’s Mar-A-Lago estate in West Palm Beach, Florida. Another... (Continue reading)

Farm workers file lawsuit against Abel Maldonado

Several farm workers filed a class action lawsuit Wednesday that says former California Lt. Gov. Abel Maldonado and his family failed to pay overtime wages, reimbursed for expenses and provided meal and rest periods to their employees. [Tribune] San Luis... (Continue reading)

Abel Maldonado’s son charged with manslaughter

The Santa Barbara District Attorney’s Office is prosecuting the 16-year-old son of former Lieutenant Governor Abel Maldonado for a misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter charge in connection with the death of a cyclist. The teen is due in court on Friday. On... (Continue reading)

Maldonado’s son driver in fatal accident

The 16-year-old son of former Lt. Governor Abel Maldonado was the driver of a truck that struck and killed a cyclist on Foxen Canyon Road in Santa Maria on August 9, according to the Santa Barbara Independent. Maldonado’s 16-year-old son,... (Continue reading)

Abel Maldonado’s son in second fatal crash

The son of former Lt. Governor Abel Maldonado was a passenger in a truck that struck and killed a cyclist on Foxen Canyon Road in Santa Maria on Saturday.  [KCOY] A 16-year-old driver and Nicolas Maldonado, 18, were in the... (Continue reading)

Will Abel Maldonado run for governor?

(BULLETIN, today, noon) Abel Maldonado said he is dropping out of the race for governor. Original story – Former lieutenant governor Abel Maldonado is expected to formally announce his bid for the governor’s seat at a press conference at 11... (Continue reading)

Abel says he’s able to beat Brown

Abel Maldonado thinks he is the answer to Republicans’ dreams of taking over the statehouse next year, and he spent last weekend articulating that belief at the California GOP biannual convention in Orange County. (Sacramento Bee) The Santa Maria politician... (Continue reading)

Maldonado’s top advisors out

Former lieutenant governor Abel Maldonado’s top advisors are no longer part of his team as he explores a bid for governor. [LosAngelesTimes] Over the past few weeks, his senior strategist John Weaver, media strategist Fred Davis, campaign manager Jeff Corless... (Continue reading)