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  • Ex-Bell council members balk at deal, hearing delayed

    Ex-Bell council members balk at deal, hearing delayed
    Lawyers for five former Bell City Council members asked for more time Friday to consider whether to accept a deal in which their clients would get maximum four-year prison sentences in exchange for pleading guilty to corruption charges.
  • Former Bell leaders request more time to consider plea deal

    Former Bell leaders request more time to consider plea deal
    Lawyers for five former Bell City Council members asked for more time Friday to consider whether to accept a deal in which their clients would get no more than four years in prison in exchange for pleading no contest to criminal negligence. George Cole,...

    D.A. offers ex-Bell council members 4 years maximum for guilty pleas

    D.A. offers ex-Bell council members 4 years maximum for guilty pleas
      Prosecutors have offered five former Bell City Council members a sentencing deal if they agree to plead guilty to corruption charges, according to a source familiar with the case. In exchange for their guilty pleas -- which would avoid a second...

    Commentary: I see shades of Bell in Costa Mesa

    There are patterns of behavior and events associated with problematic city charters. Considering Costa Mesa's revived city charter efforts, it is important to recognize when these patterns are being repeated so that past mistakes can be avoided. These...

    Bell's Spaccia reached out to D.A.'s office during Maywood inquiry

    Bell's Spaccia reached out to D.A.'s office during Maywood inquiry
    Months before the scandal in Bell broke, Angela Spaccia said she left seven phone messages with the district attorney's office to talk about the ongoing investigation in neighboring Maywood, where she was filling in as the city manager. Spaccia, who was...