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  • Lessons from ex-San Diego Mayor Filner's sex harassment scandal

    Lessons from ex-San Diego Mayor Filner's sex harassment scandal
    “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 “...
  • Former San Diego Mayor Bob Filner pleads guilty to mistreating women

    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...
  • Ex-San Diego Mayor Filner still faces sexual harassment lawsuit

    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...
  • L.A. leaders call for panel to find ways to boost voter turnout

    L.A. leaders call for panel to find ways to boost voter turnout
    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...
  • Pension for ex-San Diego mayor Filner still unclear after guilty plea

    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...
  • Ex-San Diego Mayor Bob Filner is booked, released at county jail

    SAN DIEGO - A day earlier than anticipated, ex-Mayor Bob Filner, who pleaded guilty to three charges of mistreating women, was booked and released Saturday morning at the downtown county jail. San Diego County Superior Court Judge Robert Trentacosta had...
  • Filner could lose $1,704 a year in pension payments under plea deal

    SAN DIEGO -- Ex-Mayor Bob Filner will lose about $1,704 a year in pension payments if the judge who sentences him on charges of mistreating women accepts a pension reduction clause in his plea bargain with prosecutors, according to figures released...
  • And now, the five most un-dateable mayors

    And now, the five most un-dateable mayors
    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...
  • San Diego GOP power brokers map out comeback after Filner debacle

    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...
  • Spinning zombies enliven San Diego mayor's race

    Spinning zombies enliven San Diego mayor's race
    There may be no more derivative industry than Hollywood -- see "Rocky" movies 1 through 6 or any of hundreds, if not thousands, of formulaic bromance/road trip/gross out/superhero/improbable romance/triumphant underdog movies all built on a single, once-...
  • David Alvarez a surprise contender to replace San Diego ex-mayor Filner

    David Alvarez a surprise contender to replace San Diego ex-mayor Filner
    SAN DIEGO — At a busy corner in the Skyline neighborhood, City Councilman and mayoral candidate David Alvarez is looking with annoyance at a gravel-strewn lot surrounded by a wire fence. Inside the fence is an abandoned gas station and tall weeds....