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  • Ahead of 2016 election, San Diego's new mayor sidesteps party ties

    SAN DIEGO — When Councilman Kevin Faulconer raises his hand Monday and is sworn in as mayor, he will take over the final 33 months of Bob Filner's scandal-shortened tenure. But in political terms the key number is not 33, but 20, or maybe 24...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Lack of drama in San Diego mayor's race is welcome

    SAN DIEGO — After the headline-inducing sex scandal that led to the resignation of Mayor Bob Filner, the special election campaign to find a replacement has been mostly civil and frightfully earnest. With some policy differences at the margins,...
  • Bob Filner gets probation -- and his secrets are now public record

    Bob Filner gets probation -- and his secrets are now public record
    Hello probation. Goodbye dignity. Monday's coda to the career implosion of former San Diego Mayor Bob Filner is yet another cautionary tale for powerful men: You could end up like Filner, jobless and disgraced, with your deepest secrets laid out in...
  • Former San Diego Mayor Bob Filner to face sentencing

    Former San Diego Mayor Bob Filner to face sentencing
    SAN DIEGO — In what could be the final act in a long-running drama, ex-Mayor Bob Filner is set to appear in court Monday to be sentenced on three counts of mistreating women, the kind of accusations that drove him to resign. The judge is widely...
  • Kevin Faulconer headed for runoff in San Diego mayor's race

    SAN DIEGO -- Councilman Kevin Faulconer was headed for a runoff election with either former Assemblyman Nathan Fletcher or Councilman David Alvarez to succeed the disgraced Bob Filner as mayor. While Faulconer, 46, the only Republican among major...
  • Faulconer, Alvarez headed for runoff in San Diego mayor's race

    Faulconer, Alvarez headed for runoff in San Diego mayor's race
    Two San Diego City Council members are headed for a runoff mayoral election to replace the disgraced Bob Filner, unofficial ballot results showed Tuesday night. Kevin Faulconer, 46, a Republican, received 43.57% of the vote and David Alvarez, 33, a...
  • San Diego mayor's race heads to runoff after low-turnout election

    SAN DIEGO -- The election to find a mayoral replacement for the disgraced Bob Filner will now enter round two: a runoff early next year for two members of the City Council. After a polite campaign, and a much lower-than-predicted turnout, Councilman...