Assessor pleads not guilty to bribery, seeks to have bail reduced.

Assessor pleads not guilty to bribery, seeks to have bail reduced.

[Davidson, Barbara -- B582454842Z.1 SANTABARBARA.ME.1018: Los Angeles County Assessor John Noguez (pictured) and campaign contributor Ramin Salari were arraigned in Dept. 30, at the Criminal Courts Building, 210 W. Temple St., Los Angeles. Noguez and Salari -- who remain jailed on $1 million bail -- are charged with misappropriation of public funds and other counts. (Barbara Davidson/The Los Angeles Times)] *** []