A simple request by two Los Angeles Times reporters for salary information on public officials in the small city of Bell blossomed into a scandal that has captivated readers nationwide. Reporters Jeff Gottlieb and Ruben Vives broke the story that disclosed Bell’s city manager was being paid $787,637 a year. Come hear them tell “How we got that story” next Thursday evening, Aug. 26, at the Los Angeles Press Club.
When: 7 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 26
Where: Los Angeles Press Club in the Steve Allen Theater, 4773 Hollywood Blvd. (two blocks west of Vermont), Metro: Red Line, Sunset/Vermont
Cost: Free for members, $15 for nonmembers…refreshments included, of course.