Bell City Administrator Robert Rizzo, right, former Assistant City Administrator Angela Spaccia, second from right, Luis Artiga and Oscar Hernandez, listen during a preliminary hearing for the four ... more 
Bell City Administrator Robert Rizzo, right, former Assistant City Administrator Angela Spaccia, second from right, Luis Artiga and Oscar Hernandez, listen during a preliminary hearing for the four the four who are charged with misappropriation of public funds, Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2011 in Los Angeles. Rizzo, who presided over the city of Bell until he was fired last year, was taken to the hospital after becoming ill during a court recess, his attorney, James Spertus, told The Associated Press in a brief e-mail. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Ifan Khan, Pool
Wed, Feb 23, 2011 6:16 PM EST