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  • Mayor Filner's attorneys say he can't get fair trial in San Diego

    Mayor Filner's attorneys say he can't get fair trial in San Diego
    In November, Bob Filner was elected mayor of San Diego by receiving 245,092 votes. Now his lawyers are concerned that the 70-year-old Democrat can't find 12 people to give him a fair trial on a lawsuit accusing him of sexual harassment. His lawyers want...
  • Gloria Allred is easy to criticize, but just wait 'til you need her

    Gloria Allred is back in the news and -- not that she gives a flying fig — but the haters are out in force. They call her “ambulance chaser” and “publicity hound.” They snicker that if a sex scandal is in the air,...
  • Sen. Boxer calls on Filner to resign, 'get the help you need'

    Sen. Boxer calls on Filner to resign, 'get the help you need'
    SAN DIEGO -- In a "Dear Bob" letter, U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) on Friday called on San Diego Mayor Bob Filner to resign amid accusations that he sexually harassed women. While numerous politicians have called on Filner to step down, few have...
  • Councilman Jose Huizar hit by employee discrimination complaint

    Councilman Jose Huizar hit by employee discrimination complaint
    A woman who was until recently Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar's deputy chief of staff has filed a workplace discrimination complaint against the city and her former boss, according to the state agency that receives such complaints. Fahizah...
  • L.A. Now Live: Latest on San Diego Mayor Bob Filner, recall effort

    L.A. Now Live: Latest on San Diego Mayor Bob Filner, recall effort
    San Diego Mayor Bob Filner responded this week to a recall effort launched against him. Join the Times San Diego Bureau Chief Tony Perry at 9 a.m. Tuesday for a live discussion about Filner, the allegations against him and his political future....
  • Parody of Robin Thicke video calls for Mayor Bob Filner to resign

    Robin Thicke’s summer pop hit is called “Blurred Lines,” and journalism critics say that’s exactly what they see in a music video parody that uses dancing T.V. news starlets to take a shot at Bob Filner, the San Diego mayor accused...
  • Bob Filner, just the latest rotten San Diego mayor

    Bob Filner may be the latest San Diego mayor to tarnish the city's image, but he is by no means the first. In fact, his offensive and sophomoric amorous adventures don't even put him at the top of the list of San Diego mayors who have failed their...
  • Mayor Bob Filner could be ousted under obscure city charter provision

    Mayor Bob Filner could be ousted under obscure city charter provision
    The San Diego City Council, unanimous in its eagerness to oust Mayor Bob Filner, will be asked to consider using an obscure part of the city charter to force his removal. The city attorney's office, asked by council members to find a way to remove...
  • Great-grandmother, 67, says, 'I was shocked' by Filner comment

    Great-grandmother, 67, says, 'I was shocked' by Filner comment
    SAN DIEGO -- A 67-year-old great-grandmother on Thursday accused Mayor Bob Filner of sexually harassing her even as he must have known that a scandal about his conduct toward women was about to become public. Peggy Shannon, who was working part-time...
  • John Oliver signs off as 'Daily Show' host

    John Oliver signs off as 'Daily Show' host
    John Oliver wrapped up his summer-long stint as temporary host of “The Daily Show” on Thursday night, a three-month period which, contrary to conventional wisdom, has been remarkably busy on the news front. Oliver made his debut the very day...
  • Porn actress' positive HIV test roils adult entertainment world

    Porn actress' positive HIV test roils adult entertainment world
    The adult film industry has called a nationwide moratorium on production after an actress tested positive for HIV. The Free Speech Coalition, a Canoga Park-based trade organization for the adult film industry, said Thursday that a 28-year-old actress...
  • Mayor Filner to step down Friday; special election in the works

    Mayor Filner to step down Friday; special election in the works
    SAN DIEGO — Under his resignation deal with the City Council, Bob Filner will remain as mayor until the end of business hours Friday, complete with a police security detail and a relinquishing of his keys to his office. But planning has already...