At a council meeting Monday night, city leaders said they were forced to
dismantle the Police Department and lay off city workers because they lost
insurance coverage as a result of excessive police claims filed against the
department. They also blamed years of financial abuse and corruption from the
Local activists, who refer to themselves as "A Group
for a Better Maywood," announced their intention to recall four of the council
members: Felipe Aguirre, Edward Varela, Vice Mayor Veronica Guardado and Mayor
Ana Rosa Rizo. The same group sought a similar recall in 2008 and failed.
Also note the Mexican journalist who wrote the story mentioned nothing about how Mexicans brought corruption from Mexico to Maywood.