With the floodgates open, exposing years of corruption in Anaheim, many had hoped for some meaningful change at City Hall. At least for now, there will be no such reckoning.
Another councilmember was hit with public corruption charges Tuesday in the city where ethics too often go to die.
Who will be the next to fall?
It’s never good when your co-defendant pleads guilty, but that’s exactly what happened to Mark Ridley-Thomas on Tuesday.
The FBI says it has found probable cause of corruption by Anaheim Mayor Harry Sidhu involving the sale of Anaheim Stadium.
Los Angeles City Councilman Mark Ridley-Thomas was indicted by federal authorities Wednesday for allegedly taking bribes to get his son into grad school at USC.
Former Adelanto Mayor Rich Kerr was arrested Friday for allegedly accepting $57,000 in bribes from cannabis businesses in exchange for help securing licenses and permits to operate in the city.