A former Department of Water and Power technician pleaded not guilty Monday to misappropriating more than $4 million in public funds from the utility.
An effort to retry former officials of the city of Bell on misappropriation charges moved forward Wednesday.
An ex-business officer for the Lynwood Unified School District admitted Tuesday to taking more than $700,000 in public funds for his own personal use.
The judge who ordered Jeffrey Hubbard to be taken into custody said he would not be shocked if the former superintendent was quickly released from jail.
Former Bell manager Robert Rizzo, who has been ordered to stand trial on charges of misappropriating millions of dollars from the city, is due in court Tuesday.