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 Office|
|Heidi De Jong Barsuglia|
Duvall resigned from the Assembly last week after the Weekly's R. Scott Moxley and KCBS/KCAL TV's Dave Lopez broke the explosive details of the Yorba Linda Republican's open-mic confession of extra-marital relations that included spanking, oral sex with and ogling the underwear of two paid lobbyists, one of whom some media outlets have identified as Barsuglia.
Facing possible ethics and criminal probes despite his resignation, the married father of two later amended his mea culpa to say his statement does not necessarily constitute an admission of guilt, calling his sexy talk to Assemblyman Jeff Miller (R-Mission Viejo) "inappropriate storytelling." In announcing it was launching its own probe, Sempra Energy indicated Barsuglia denied having an affair with Duvall and that the San Diego-based energy services company stands by its employees.
Nobody answered the Duvalls' door when a reporter from KCRA/Channel 3 in Sacramento knocked today.
But the neighbor two doors down did, saying he remembers seeing the former lawmaker at the house and also a younger, blonde woman. She parked her BMW on the street.
"The only thing I could say is she was pretty," said the neighbor, who later identified her as the woman in the Barsuglia photo.