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Bob Filner

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  • Letters: A feminist for Filner

    Re "Filner's agenda could live on," Sept. 2 I guess I'm the die-hard Bob Filner loyalist who claims that his achievements were greater than his failings, mainly because he realized so much in only nine months as mayor of San Diego. Three more years...
  • Letters: End of the line for S.D.'s mayor

    Re “Plan to end Filner scandal is reached,” Aug. 22 Having the citizens of San Diego pay the legal tab for Mayor Bob Filner's sexual indiscretions would be another travesty. He should just go away quietly, having used well more than his...
  • 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...
  • Wasserman Schultz calls on Democratic mayor to quit

    Wasserman Schultz calls on Democratic mayor to quit
    U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Weston, chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, said Friday that the embattled mayor of San Diego should resign. Bob Filner, the Democratic major of the nation’s eighth largest city, is an...
  • Katy Sorenson, president, The Good Government Initiative, University of Miami

    Katy Sorenson, president, The Good Government Initiative, University of Miami
    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...
  • L.A. Now Live: DWP changes sick pay policy after abuses found

    L.A. Now Live: DWP changes sick pay policy after abuses found
    The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power said it will now require employees who are out sick for three days or more to provide a doctor's note. Join reporter Jack Dolan at 9 a.m. Thursday to discuss the change, which comes less than a week after...
  • Under pressure, L.A. DWP says it will tighten up sick pay policy

    Under pressure, L.A. DWP says it will tighten up sick pay policy
    Beginning tomorrow, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power will require employees who are out sick for three days or more to provide a doctor's note. The change comes less than a week after The Times reported that a 32-year old policy has allowed...
  • Bob Filner may turn out to be Republicans' best friend

    Bob Filner may turn out to be Republicans' best friend
    SAN DIEGO — If you ever doubted the ability of a narcissist to wreak havoc, look no further than San Diego Mayor Bob Filner, who practices his job as if it's Lucha Libre, not municipal governance. Turns out not all of this city's animals are...
  • Bob Filner's sexual-harassment training excuse doesn't add up

    Bob Filner's sexual-harassment training excuse doesn't add up
    SAN DIEGO – The City Council and Mayor Headlock are wrestling over who should pay to defend the mayor’s bad behavior in court. It’s crystal clear that the city’s failure to provide the mayor with compulsory sexual harassment...
  • Nurse seeking to aid wounded Marine says Bob Filner harassed her

    Nurse seeking to aid wounded Marine says Bob Filner harassed her
    SAN DIEGO -- A nurse alleged Tuesday that Mayor Bob Filner sexually harassed her when she met with him to seek help for a Marine injured in Iraq. Filner promised to help the Marine with the Department of Veterans Affairs but then told the nurse that she...
  • Santa Ana hires Phoenix's city manager for $500,000

    Santa Ana hires Phoenix's city manager for $500,000
    The city of Santa Ana has hired away Phoenix's city manager and has agreed to a salary and benefits package of more than $500,000, making him one of the highest paid city employees in California. David Cavazos is a long-time Phoenix city employee who...