Dave Lopez

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2012

    KCBS Reporter Dave Lopez to Gov. Jerry Brown on California High-Speed Rail: Hold The Phone!

    You know professional politicians are in big trouble when mainstream daily journalists openly mock them.Take the case of veteran KCBS/KCAL television reporter Dave Lopez, who late last week reported Gov. Jerry Brown's press conference to celebrate California's new costly, controversial high-speed ra ... More >>

  • Columns

    June 10, 2010
  • News

    June 3, 2010

    Bill Hunt's Gangsta Rap

    [Moxley Confidential] Sheriff's candidate says he's the victim of a pre-election plot

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2009

    OC Political Fundraiser Tied To Mike Duvall Hires Lawyers To Threaten News Outlets

    Probolsky: Let's blame OC Weekly!​Desiree Mouzoon, the Orange County Republican fundraiser salaciously tied to disgraced ex-state assemblyman Mike Duvall in a Wednesday KCBS-KCAL report, has finally spoken. Well, not exactly. Mouzoon apparently has hired Jones Day--the law firm that unsuccessfully ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2009

    KCBS: Another Woman Caught in "Compromising Position" with Disgraced OC Pol

    Mike Duvall spread more than the word of God​Until recently, Irvine-based Republican fundraiser Desiree Mouzoon prominently listed a testimonial on her business website from Mike Duvall. Why not? Until recently, Duvall had been an Orange County state assemblyman who served as vice chairman of a po ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2009

    Diane Harkey Stink Smeared on Linda Ackerman, Who Seeks "Dripper" Duvall's Vacated Assembly Seat

    Harkey's ethical challenges produced recall calls. Assemblywoman Diane Harkey (R-Dana Point) has endorsed Linda Ackerman to fill the vacancy left by ex-Assemblyman Mike Duvall, who resigned in disgrace quickly after the Weekly's R. Scott Moxley and KCAL/KCBS reporter Dave Lopez exposed the Yor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2009

    Another Day, Another Dropped Mike Duvall Investigation

    "Open Mike" Duvall​A day after the Assembly Ethics Committee and Assembly Speaker Karen Bass announced they will not go after disgraced former Assemblyman Mike Duvall, California Attorney General Jerry Brown revealed today he doesn't plan to investigate the Yorba Linda Republican either.In other D ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2009

    Mike Duvall Avoids One Probe But Possibly Not a Far More Serious One

    Mike Duvall before . . . you know.​"Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in."Al Pacino famously said that in Godfather III, but former Assemblyman Mike Duvall (R-Yorba Linda) could just as easily be muttering that to himself now.That's because the Orange County Register's Total Buzz po ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2009

    Neighbor Recalls Seeing Blonde at Duvall's Sacramento Home, Says She's Woman in Photo of Lobbyist: TV News Report

    California Secretary of State's OfficeHeidi De Jong Barsuglia​A neighbor who lives two doors down from the Sacramento-area home owned by disgraced, now ex-Assemblyman Mike Duvall says on a local television station's website today that he saw a younger, blonde woman there at least six times and, wh ... More >>

  • News

    September 10, 2009
  • Blogs

    September 9, 2009

    UPDATED: Mike Duvall Resigns From State Assembly

    Assemblyman Mike Duvall apparently heeded a powerful call for his resignation.​Several media outlets are reporting that Assemblyman Michael D. Duvall (R-Yorba Linda) has resigned amid the scandal uncovered last night by OC Weekly and KCBS/KCAL about his inadvertent admissions of adultery with a ut ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2009

    OC Assemblyman In Bed With Lobbyist . . . No, Literally In Bed

    Duvall ran from reporters today in the capitol​SACRAMENTO--Freshmen legislators arriving in Sacramento receive advice from veteran
 politicians about the intricacies of working in California's capital. One of those tips is to remember that microphones broadcasting legislative debates can also ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2009

    Why is the City of Orange Taking a Little Old Lady to Criminal Court?

    Look like a criminal to you? **Update: Aranda reluctantly pleads guilty, gets probation. Click here for the story.**Does the city of Orange not have better things to do than to take little old ladies to criminal court? Genoveva Aranda, a small, fragile grandmother who lives in historic Orange, is go ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 29, 2009

    Spoiled Little Debbies? In the Mike Carona Case, Anything is Possible

    Give Mike Carona, our convicted-felon ex-sheriff, credit for one thing: He has supernatural powers that philandering men around the world must admire. He's repeatedly cheated on his wife, his mistress, another mistress, another mistress, another mistress--well, you get the picture. And yet his two t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2008

    Sheriff Sandra Hutchens' Green Dream Team

    The last time Orange County's sheriff announced the department's new management team, Bill Clinton was president, gasoline cost less than a buck fifty, people could afford their mortgages, and you didn't have to remove your shoes to enter buildings or airport terminals. Everything was better then--e ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2008

    Lon Uso is a Luser

    We met San Juan Capistrano councilmember Lon Uso a couple of months ago at the Friday morning coffee klatches organized by Capistrano Dispatch editor Jonathan Volzke and thought him a swell guy for daring to speak good about Mexicans in a room full of elderly, crotchety gabachos who didn't believe M ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2008

    Hispanic Bar Association Hijinks!

    With apologies to Orange County Register sports genius Randy Youngman, notes, quotes and observations from yesterday's Orange County Hispanic Bar Association annual fundraising dinner: *Greeting the well-dressed, well-coiffed crowd as they drove toward the Westin South Coast Plaza hotel were about ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2006

    This is Dave Lopez Reporting

    Surely it pales in comparison to being named by the Weekly as Orange County's best television reporter , but KCBS veteran Dave Lopez, who has in particular raked from the same muck patch as our own R. Scott Moxley when it comes to covering the oh-so-corrupt OC Sheriff's Department, will be presented ... More >>

  • News

    October 20, 2005

    No Juvie for Haidl 3

    Judge rules they will be sentenced as adults

  • News

    February 24, 2005

    Sheriff Con

    Carona lied about his complicity in pot-bust scandal

  • News

    December 9, 2004

    Shocking Development

    Very belligerent inmate Gregory Haidl apparently zapped

  • Columns

    April 1, 2004


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  • News

    March 25, 2004

    The Tank Workers

    As scandal engulfs the Sheriffs Department, Carona fires his high-profile assistant

  • News

    March 11, 2004

    Mr. Big Mouth

    In the Haidl gang-rape case, the Sheriffs No. 2 digs himself deeper

  • News

    February 19, 2004

    Bye, George?

    Grand jury investigating charges sheriffs No. 2 man helped himself to cash destined for cops

  • News

    December 4, 2003

    'Our Little Secret'

    Audio tape reveals cover-up of drug bust involving a sheriffs son already on trial for a videotaped gang bang

  • News

    November 20, 2003

    Reefer Badness

    DA investigates charges sheriffs deputies covered up pot bust involving an officials son already on trial for videotaped gang-rape