| 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...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 4:05 PM
After Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) turned to YouTube to announce her retirement from Congress, I wrote a post about politicians using new technology to evade public scrutiny. Though these tools have made it easier for politicians to more effectively...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 8:22 AM
SAN DIEGO -- Bob Filner ended his controversial run as mayor Friday, but his legal problems persist.
The state attorney general and San Diego County Sheriff's Department are conducting a criminal investigation into Filner's conduct toward women, with...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 3:05 PM
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...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 4:39 PM
Some Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies may have been looking for a shortcut up the chain of command.
Department officials have launched an investigation into allegations that some deputies cheated on the promotional exam this month.
| Jul 18, 2013
| 6:06 PM
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti must resume his part-time duties as a lieutenant in the U.S. Navy Reserve with a stint on Saturday and Sunday at a military facility near the 710 Freeway in Bell.
Since 2005, when he enlisted, Garcetti has worked about...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 10:41 AM
The adult film industry has called a nationwide moratorium on production after an actress tested positive for HIV.
The Free Speech Coalition, a Canoga Park-based trade organization for the adult film industry, said Thursday that a 28-year-old actress...
| Aug 25, 2013
| 11:53 AM
SAN DIEGO — Under his resignation deal with the City Council, Bob Filner will remain as mayor until the end of business hours Friday, complete with a police security detail and a relinquishing of his keys to his office.
But planning has already...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 8:35 AM
SAN DIEGO -- A longtime city employee will file a legal action against the city and Mayor Bob Filner accusing him of sexual harassment, according to the employee's attorney.
Attorney Dan Gilleon said the action will be for "battery, gender violence,...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 4:43 PM
SAN DIEGO — After six weeks of scandal and demands for his ouster, Mayor Bob Filner has agreed to resign just eight months into his first term as part of a proposed mediation deal reached with city officials over his sexual harassment lawsuit,...
| Aug 25, 2013
| 8:34 PM
SAN DIEGO — Under his resignation deal with the City Council, Bob Filner will remain mayor until the end of business hours Friday, complete with a police security detail.
Planning has already begun for a special election to find a successor to...