| 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...
| 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...
| Sep 4, 2013
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...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 2:42 PM
SAN DIEGO -- Three potential candidates for San Diego mayor said thanks but no thanks Tuesday, announcing that they will not run to succeed Bob Filner.
San Diego County Supervisor Ron Roberts, a Republican, said he will instead run for reelection....
| Aug 30, 2013
| 10:39 AM
SAN DIEGO -- In his resignation speech, San Diego Mayor Bob Filner quoted the late Sen. Edward Kennedy: "The cause endures. The hope still lives."
Filner's resignation under a cloud of sexual harassment allegations is set to become effective at 5 p.m....
| Aug 30, 2013
| 11:52 AM
SAN FRANCISCO -- A California law that bans the sale of foie gras made from the force-feeding of birds was upheld Friday by a federal appeals court.
A three-judge panel of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously affirmed a district judge&...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 12:45 PM
SAN DIEGO -- Attorney Gloria Allred, who filed the sexual harassment lawsuit that led to the resignation of Mayor Bob Filner, had three "gifts" for him Friday as his resignation becomes effective at 5 p.m.
The first gift, Allred told a morning news...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 7:26 AM
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...
| 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...