State Senator Targets CEO Super Salaries In Proposed BillCalifornia state senator Mark DeSaulnier, speaking with KPIX 5's Phil Matier on Sunday, defended a proposed bill which would punish corporations that pay their chief executives more than a hundred times the median wage of their workers.
Residents Long Suspected Corruption In BellA few would-be whistleblowers suspected for years that the government in this working-class Los Angeles suburb was corrupt and that leaders were secretly paying themselves six-figure salaries.
Survey: 20 City Managers In California Make More Than $300KA state survey finds at least 20 city managers in California receive salaries and benefits that total more than $300,000.
Report: Bell Police Chief Eyed Tax-Free PensionThe one-time police chief in the corruption-plagued city of Bell declared himself disabled when he took the job last year in a move that could someday earn him a tax-free state pension worth millions of dollars, the Los Angeles Times reported Thursday.
Prosecutors Say Corruption Ran Deep In BellEight current and former officials of the city of Bell appeared in shackles before judges Wednesday in a corruption case prosecutors said was so ingrained in the blue-collar suburb that almost anyone who could have blown the whistle was benefiting from it.
Eight Arrested In Bell High Salaries ScandalThe mayor and former city manager of Bell were led away in handcuffs Tuesday, charged with six other officials with taking more than $5.5 million from the working-class suburb in a scandal that triggered nationwide outrage and calls for more transparency in government.
AG: All Local Officials' High Salaries To Be ReviewedState Attorney General Jerry Brown says he wants to review the salaries of all local government officials in California who earn more than $300,000 dollars.