(Buttner Trial underway)....The much delayed trial began Monday.
The trial is being held at the Brawley Superior Court. It is expected to take one to two weeks. Annette Gonzalez Buttner faces four felony charges, including perjury, and Grand Theft. She was recently elected to the Imperial Valley College Board of Trustees, while keeping her seat on the Imperial County Office Of Education Board of Trustees. Opening statements were heard Monday, and witnesses were questioned. They anticipate 28 witnesses will tesitify in the case.