In this photo taken April 27, 2010, newly appointed Lt. Gov. Abel Maldonado, of Santa Maria, who is seeking the Republican nomination for Lieutenant Governor in the June primary, smiles while standing at a podium.  (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
In this photo taken April 27, 2010, newly appointed Lt. Gov. Abel Maldonado, of Santa Maria, who is seeking the Republican nomination for Lieutenant Governor in the June primary, smiles while standing at a podium. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli) AP
In this photo taken April 27, 2010, newly appointed Lt. Gov. Abel Maldonado, of Santa Maria, who is seeking the Republican nomination for Lieutenant Governor in the June primary, smiles while standing at a podium. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli) AP

Maldonado to pay a hefty fine

April 01, 2011 09:20 PM

UPDATED April 01, 2011 09:26 PM