Bell City Council members reduced their $100,000 a year salaries by 90% and some offered to work for free, but that wasn’t good enough for angry residents at last night’s Council meeting. Will they be forced to resign? Will there be a recall? WWLA?’s Gary Scott was there and we get his report. Also, Governor Schwarzenegger threatens to hand this year’s state budget mess to whoever replaces him next year. On our rebroadcast of today's To the Point, WikiLeaks has created a firestorm by giving 91,000 secret documents to three influential newspapers before releasing them on the Internet. Do they contain anything new? Will they alter public perceptions of the war in Afghanistan or change public policy?
The City of Bell and Municipal Chaos
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Bell City Council Cuts Pay, Public Wants Heads to Roll
The Mayor of Bell, Oscar Hernandez, has claimed that City Manager Robert Rizzo earned his $800,000 a year by making the town "a model of financial prudence." City residents...
WikiLeaks and the War in Afghanistan
WikiLeaks reportedly has 91,000 secret reports , which it has shared with the New York Times, Britain's Guardian and Der Spiegel in Germany. But not all of them have been...