Current and former Bell city council members from left, George Cole , Luis Artiga, George Mirabal, Teresa Jacobo and mayor Oscar Hernandez and listen during a preliminary hearing in Los Angeles ... more 
Current and former Bell city council members from left, George Cole , Luis Artiga, George Mirabal, Teresa Jacobo and mayor Oscar Hernandez and listen during a preliminary hearing in Los Angeles Superior Court on Wednesday Feb. 16 2011. Superior Court Judge Henry Hall ordered the six to trial following a preliminary hearing. Mayor Oscar Hernandez and former council members Luis Artiga, Victor Bello, George Cole, Teresa Jacobo and George Mirabel also were ordered to stay away from City Hall and no longer participate in Bell's civic affairs. Each made about $100,000 a year for service on a City Council that meets once a month and other agencies. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Brian van der Brug, Pool
Thu, Feb 17, 2011 11:31 AM EST