LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former official in the Los Angeles suburb of Bell was convicted of corruption Monday in a case that drove the city to the brink of bankruptcy. 854 more words
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LOS ANGELES (CBS/AP) — The former assistant manager of Bell denies blindsiding the City Council about huge raises that led to a corruption scandal.
Angela Spaccia told jurors at her trial on Thursday that she wrote out contracts that included raises of about 50 percent for herself and City Manager Robert Rizzo but didn’t include them in the agendas for City Council meetings where budgets were approved. 257 more words
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Bell city official on trial for corruption told a jury Wednesday that a newspaper story alerted her to the “insane” salaries of some officials in the small, blue collar suburb. 511 more words
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A sometimes tearful former official of the scandal-ridden Bell took the stand in her own defense at a corruption trial Thursday, acknowledging she was being paid too much when her salary ballooned past $340,000 a year. 658 more words
Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo conducted a thorough search to replace Davey Johnson in the Nats’ dugout, and in the end went with a man he has a long history with. 88 more words