Bell residents blasted Republican gubernatorial nominee Meg Whitman for equating the salary and pension fiasco unfolding in their city with what occurred in Oakland when Democratic rival Jerry Brown was that city’s mayor.
“We have a simple message for Meg Whitman. Don’t take the suffering of Bell residents and use it for political purposes. Cease and desist!” said Denise Rodarte, a representative of the Bell Assn. to Stop the Abuse.