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Public demonstrations drew 1,000 protesters to Bell City Hall last week. Protesters called for the resignation of the part-time City Council members who approved the six-figure salaries of officials, and who themselves received high pay after holding a 2005 special election to make Bell a charter city. (Associated Press)

Public demonstrations drew 1,000 protesters to Bell City Hall last week. Protesters called for the resignation of the part-time City Council members who approved the six-figure salaries of officials, and who themselves received high pay after holding a 2005 special election to make Bell a charter city. (Associated Press)

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