Marchers seek city of­fi­cials’ res­ig­na­tions

Austin American-Statesman - - MONDAYBRIEFING -

LOS AN­GE­LES — Nearly 300 res­i­dents marched through the streets of the city of Bell, de­mand­ing the res­ig­na­tion of the mayor, the vice mayor and two mem­bers of the City Coun­cil af­ter rev­e­la­tions that of­fi­cials in one of the small­est and poor­est cities in Los An­ge­les County were paid un­usu­ally high salaries. The Los An­ge­les Times re­ported that Bell’s city man­ager, po­lice chief and as­sis­tant city man­ager were all be­ing paid hun­dreds of thou­sands of dol­lars a year, with city man­ager Robert Rizzo col­lect­ing a check of $787,637. All three re­signed Fri­day.

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