Ex-Calif city manager leaves volunteer parking job

The ousted former official accused of looting millions of dollars from the small, blue-collar city of Bell is out of another job — as a volunteer parking lot attendant for Huntington Beac...

The ousted former official accused of looting millions of dollars from the small, blue-collar city of Bell is out of another job — as a volunteer parking lot attendant for Huntington Beach's International Surf Museum.

Museum docent Kitty Willis said Robert Rizzo, who lives in Huntington Beach, had been volunteering to earn court-ordered community service hours after a drunken driving arrest last year.

Rizzo, who is charged with 55 counts of looting millions of taxpayer dollars from the city of Bell, is free on $2 million bail in that case. He did not return a call for comment.

Rizzo had been at the museum only a few days when Los Angeles Times columnist Steve Lopez outed him in a sometimes sarcastic column Thursday. The column speculated that if the short, rotund former city manager climbed aboard a surfboard, he would look a lot like "Star Wars" villain Jabba the Hutt cruising the waves.

Soon after the column appeared Rizzo was gone.

"He's not here, and he's not going to volunteer here anymore," Willis said, adding Rizzo was never on the museum's payroll. She wouldn't say if Rizzo quit or was asked to leave.

When he was on Bell's payroll, Rizzo received an annual salary and benefits package of about $1.5 million a year.

Prosecutors say he was the ringleader of a scam in which the city illegally raised property taxes, sewer assessment fees and business license fees, illegally diverted money earmarked for street repairs and affordable housing and used it to pay themselves enormous salaries.

Rizzo and seven other current and former officials, including the mayor and mayor pro tem, face criminal charges. Bell, where one in six people lives in poverty, is in financial trouble, and three of its four City Council members are the targets of a March recall election.

In Huntington Beach, which proudly calls itself Surf City, Rizzo's task was to keep people who weren't patronizing the museum from parking in its tiny lot. Willis indicated he was doing a good job.

"People going to the museum were finally able to park in the parking lot," she said.

She added that his absence was quickly noticed on Thursday: Already several people not headed to the museum were seen sneaking into the lot.

In Other News

fake money

Keywords clouds text link http://alonhatro.com

Dịch vụ seo, Dịch vụ seo nhanh , Thiết kế website ,  máy sấy   thịt bò mỹ  thành lập doanh nghiệp
Visunhomegương trang trí  nội thất  cửa kính cường lực  Vinhomes Grand Park  lắp camera Song Phát thiết kế nhà thegioinhaxuong.net/

Our PBN System:  thiết kế nhà xưởng thiết kế nội thất thiết kế nhà tem chống giả

aviatorsgame.com ban nhạcconfirmationbiased.com 
radiantcitymovie.comeatatdistrict.com
chaletedelweiss.useve-razor.com
occastudios.commoscasenlasopa.net
skaratoken.comshowdx.com
thelettersmovie.comheritage-gifts.com
singstreetmovie.comdeadaccountsonbroadway.com
moscasenlasopa.netratchasima.net
eatatdistrict.comthe-movie-trailer.com 
theboroughraleigh.comradio-electronics.co
mariankihogo.com  ốp lưngGiường ngủ triệu gia  Ku bet ku casino

https://maysayhaitan.com/  https://dovevn.com/ buy fake money https://sgnexpress.vn/ máy sấy buồn sấy lạnh

mặt nạ  mặt nạ ngủ  Mặt nạ môi mặt nạ bùn mặt nạ kem mặt nạ bột mặt nạ tẩy tế bào chết  mặt nạ đất sét mặt nạ giấy mặt nạ dưỡng mặt nạ đắp mặt  mặt nạ trị mụn
mặt nạ tế bào gốc mặt nạ trị nám tem chống giả

https://galaxymedia.vn/  công ty tổ chức sự kiện tổ chức sự kiện
Ku bet ku casino
Sâm tươi hàn quốc trần thạch cao trần thạch cao đẹp

suất ăn công nghiệpcung cấp suất ăn công nghiệp

https://docs-cashshop.com/
https://galaxymedia.vn/dich-vu-to-chuc-su-kien-la-gi-quy-trinh-to-chuc-su-kien-nhu-the-nao-id3108.html

© 2020 US News. All Rights Reserved.