| Oct 16, 2013
| 8:57 AM
Ex-San Diego Mayor Bob Filner may have avoided jail time Tuesday under a plea bargain with the state attorney general's office, but he still has to contend with Gloria Allred.
Under the agreement accepted in San Diego County Superior Court, Filner...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 3:20 PM
“Not one allegation has even been independently verified or proven in court. But the hysteria that has been created is the hysteria of a lynch mob.” — San Diego Mayor Bob Filner, announcing his resignation on Aug. 23, 2013
| Oct 15, 2013
| 5:53 PM
SAN DIEGO — A few months ago, Bob Filner was this city's most powerful political figure — a new Democratic mayor pledging to help those he said had long been ignored or mistreated by local government.
But Tuesday, less than two months...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 11:52 AM
Eric Garcetti, L.A.'s new mayor, was just listed on some website as one of the nation’s most dateable mayors. “Fanciable” is probably how the Brits would put it. Never mind that Garcetti is married: He’s got an excellent set of...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 12:10 PM
Last week: Organized librarians and Miami-Dade citizens convinced the County Commission to stop the ill-advised plan to gut the library system by cutting hours and librarians. Budget crisis averted, but [only] postponed. The fact is libraries are not just...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 9:46 PM
SAN DIEGO — Republican Party leaders and their allies in the business community did not like it when a Democrat was elected mayor last November.
Still shaken by the chaotic nine months of Bob Filner's tenure, including his feud with the tourism...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 2:19 PM
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and City Council President Herb Wesson called Wednesday for the creation of a citizen panel to look for ways of boosting the city's anemic voter turnout, months after fewer than one-fourth of the electorate took part in the...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 8:33 AM
SAN DIEGO -- As part of his guilty plea on charges of mistreating women, ex-San Diego Mayor Bob Filner agreed to forfeit most of his mayoral pension.
The plea bargain calls for Filner to lose that portion of his mayoral pension earned from the date of...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 9:23 AM
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...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 8:37 AM
SAN DIEGO -- City Council President Todd Gloria has vowed to repair the damage he says was done to city government under Mayor Bob Filner, who resigned Friday after eight chaotic months in office.
While the sexual harassment allegations made against...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 8:14 AM
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...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 7:20 AM
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...