Public Corruption


Public Corruption Trial Of State Sen. Ron Calderon, Brother Delayed Till August

Lawyers have agreed to delay the public corruption trial of former state Sen. Ron Calderon and his brother until August, court papers obtained Thursday show.



State Sen. Ron Calderon, Brother Indicted On Public Corruption Charges

California State Sen. Ron Calderon and his brother have been indicted in connection with charges of political corruption and health care fraud, federal officials said Friday.


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Report: Ex-Bell City Manager Robert Rizzo To Keep Retirement Account, Pension Fund

Robert Rizzo, the former city manager for Bell, will likely have plenty of money when he gets out of jail, according to a published report.


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Cudahy Mayor, City Official Plead Guilty In Federal Bribery Case

The mayor of Cudahy and one of the city’s top officials have struck a plea bargain Thursday with federal officials after being arrested on federal bribery charges.



Scandal-Plagued City Of Vernon May Lose Cityhood

The corruption-plagued city of Vernon may lose its cityhood and become part of unincorporated Los Angeles County if Assembly Speaker John Perez has his way.


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Bell Residents Suspected Corruption For Years

A few would-be whistleblowers suspected for years that leaders of this working-class Los Angeles suburb were secretly paying themselves six-figure salaries.