Mayor plans to address Fernandez’s status at next council meeting

Rosie Fernandez

CALEXICO — Neither the Calexico City Council nor the city administration can take action to remove Councilwoman Rosie Fernandez from her seat despite her recent legal issues.

Fernandez in early May was involved in a hit and run incident in which she struck a stop sign and a parked car. More recently, on July 6, the California Highway Patrol arrested her for driving under the influence after her car rear-ended a pickup pulling a trailer near McCabe Road about 5 a.m..

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