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  • San Diego mayoral victory puts Faulconer high on state GOP ladder

    SAN DIEGO — As Mayor-elect Kevin Faulconer prepares to take power at City Hall, voters here are well aware what the game plan of a Republican mayor looks like. It's the strategy used by former Mayor Jerry Sanders, a Faulconer supporter, as he...
  • Will GOP win in San Diego mayoral race help party statewide?

    Will the election of Republican Kevin Faulconer as mayor of San Diego help the sagging fortunes of the GOP statewide? Depends on who is talking. "This was a crucial step forward in our continuing efforts to rebuild the Republican Party from the ground...
  • City Council to apologize to harassment victim of ex-Mayor Filner

    SAN DIEGO — To settle a sexual harassment claim filed against ex-Mayor Bob Filner, the City Council will issue a "full apology" to a 67-year-old great-grandmother and designate a day in her honor, the city attorney announced Thursday. Peggy...
  • San Diego Council votes to close La Jolla beach in seal pupping season

    San Diego Council votes to close La Jolla beach in seal pupping season
    SAN DIEGO -- Delving gingerly into one of the most contentious issues in local politics, the City Council voted 6 to 3 on Monday to close the beach at the Children's Pool in La Jolla during the annual five-month pupping season of harbor seals. For two...
  • Mayor Filner's ex-fiancee: 'We could have done a lot. It's sad.'

    Mayor Filner's ex-fiancee: 'We could have done a lot. It's sad.'
    SAN DIEGO--As the City Council prepares Friday to approve a mediation plan that includes Mayor Bob Filner's resignation, his ex-fiancee has expressed not anger but sadness. Just days before three ex-supporters went public last month with accusations...
  • Raise minimum wage? San Diego acting mayor's idea draws opposition

    Raise minimum wage? San Diego acting mayor's idea draws opposition
    SAN DIEGO -- Acting Mayor Todd Gloria's proposal to raise the minimum wage in the city brought almost immediate doubt and opposition from business community power-brokers. In his state of the city address Wednesday, Gloria said the city needs to raise...
  • Gloria Allred, Bob Filner's nemesis

    Gloria Allred, Bob Filner's nemesis
    She sent San Diego's departing Mayor Bob Filner some resignation "gifts" last week, among them a mirror, so he could see who was to blame for his downfall. This sort of made-for-TV event has been S.O.P. for lawyer Gloria Allred for more than 30 years....
  • Campaign to recall San Diego Mayor Filner begins; supporters to rally

    Campaign to recall San Diego Mayor Filner begins; supporters to rally
    SAN DIEGO -- The campaign to recall Mayor Bob Filner amid accusations of sexual harassment begins gathering signatures Sunday. Under city law, the recall group has 39 days to gather more than 101,000 signatures of registered voters to force a recall...
  • Mayor Bob Filner expected to resign in sex harassment lawsuit deal

    Mayor Bob Filner expected to resign in sex harassment lawsuit deal
    SAN DIEGO -- Although details of a mediation deal in Mayor Bob Filner's sexual harassment lawsuit have not been announced yet, it is increasingly clear that the settlement includes his resignation from office. Filner was seen Wednesday night loading...
  • Filner's last day as San Diego mayor; special election set

    Filner's last day as San Diego mayor; special election set
    SAN DIEGO, Calif. -- The resignation of San Diego Mayor Bob Filner becomes effective at 5 p.m. Friday, ending a tumultuous nine months that began with promises of a "progressive agenda" and better services for neighborhoods but ended in scandal and...
  • Latest accuser claims Mayor Filner touched her buttocks during photo op

    Latest accuser claims Mayor Filner touched her buttocks during photo op
    SAN DIEGO -- Even as mediation continued over a sexual-harassment lawsuit that could lead to Mayor Bob Filner's resignation, another woman alleged Wednesday that he made unwanted sexual advances. Dianne York, president and chief executive of the Spa...
  • Ex-San Diego Mayor Bob Filner to be sentenced today

    Ex-San Diego Mayor Bob Filner to be sentenced today
    Former San Diego Mayor Bob Filner is scheduled to be sentenced Monday on three counts of mistreating women, but he is not expected to serve jail time under a plea bargain reached with prosecutors. Under the agreement expected to be approved by a judge,...