Former Bell City Manager Robert Rizzo has listed his Huntington Beach home for sale.
The office that manages retirement benefits for California public employees is looking into the validity of pension plans for at least 10 police officers, including four chiefs, who retired from the city of Bell.
A case against former Bell officials alleging waste of public funds has been thrown out in a ruling.
A judge has delayed trial proceedings for the so-called “Bell 8″ until later this summer.
A former public official accused of orchestrating a scam that nearly bankrupt the Southern California city of Bell set up a secret retirement fund containing $4.5 million.
The Los Angeles Times won a Pulitzer Prize for public service Monday for a series exposing how politicians in the struggling, working-class city of Bell, Calif., were paying themselves enormous, six-figure salaries.
A Los Angeles County grand jury indicted former Bell City Manager Robert Rizzo and his assistant, Angela Spaccia, on additional charges of misappropriating public funds, conflict of interest, falsifying public documents and secreting public documents.
The former manager of the city of Bell says he should be reimbursed for legal fees spent defending himself against charges of defrauding taxpayers out of millions of dollars.
Four former Bell city officials pleaded not guilty Thursday to corruption charges.
Records show the city of Bell paid more than double the assessed value for land in a 2006 redevelopment deal that called for the seller to donate $425,000 to the city.
Six former Bell city officials pleaded not guilty Friday morning to misappropriating public funds by accepting lofty salaries for serving on boards and commissions that seldom met.
The legal woes continue for former Bell administrator Robert Rizzo.
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.
The former city manager of Bell along with his top deputy were ordered on Thursday to stand trial on charges of misappropriating millions of dollars from taxpayers.
The former city manager of Bell will soon learn whether he must stand trial on dozens of charges of looting the modest city’s treasury.