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Vernon official let go pending salary probe

August 28, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
A Vernon city administrator was relieved of his duties, pending an investigation into his finances.According to the Los Angeles Times, in addition to his $380,000 salary, Donal O'Callaghan received more than $243,000 dollars in consulting payments from the city through the first half of this year.

The money was allegedly for extra hours the city administrator worked each month.

According to documents obtained by the Times, the money was paid through a consulting company headed by O'Callaghan's wife.