Government officials’ salaries

• Bell City Manager Robert Rizzo $787,637

• President Barack Obama $400,000

• Los Angeles County Chief Executive William T Fujioka $338,458

• Los Angeles City Administrative Officer Miguel Santana $256,803

• Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa $232,425

• Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi $223,500

• Dana Point City Manager Douglas Chotkevys $203,483

(Dana Point has the same population as Bell)

• Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger $173,987

(Schwarzenegger has declined to take his salary)

• Speaker of the Assembly John A. Pérez $109,584

Source: Times reporting