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Bob Filner

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  • San Diego voters side with business leaders on historic Barrio Logan

    San Diego voters side with business leaders on historic Barrio Logan
    Voters in San Diego rejected two measures to rezone the Latino neighborhood of Barrio Logan away from industrial uses on Tuesday, while setting up what promises to be one of the nation's toughest congressional races in the fall. By roughly 60% to 40%,...
  • Democratic incumbent to face GOP rival in San Diego congressional runoff

    In San Diego, first-term Democratic Rep. Scott Peters and Republican challenger Carl DeMaio easily outpaced two other Republicans to set up what promises to be a tough, high-spending race in the fall for the 52nd Congressional District. Peters and...
  • Sexual harassment lawsuit filed against ex-San Diego Mayor Bob Filner

    SAN DIEGO -- A woman has filed a lawsuit against former Mayor Bob Filner, alleging that he sexually harassed her at a public event at an elementary school while his police bodyguards watched. In the lawsuit, filed this week in San Diego County...
  • California's 52nd Congressional District is no haven for incumbents

    California's 52nd Congressional District is no haven for incumbents
    If there is such a thing as an "average" congressional district, it is not California's 52nd. Covering a northern swath of San Diego, along with the upscale suburbs of Poway and Coronado, the district is home to an impressive list of higher-education...
  • 4 Democrats in state, all freshman House members, facing tough elections

    4 Democrats in state, all freshman House members, facing tough elections
    At a recent reception in their honor, four of California's Democratic freshman House members posed for photos and beamed at well-wishers. But signs of the battles they face were hard to miss. Asked by a fellow politician how his reelection campaign...
  • Ex-mayor Filner finishes home-confinement sentence

    SAN DIEGO -- Former Mayor Bob Filner finished his 90-day home confinement Sunday, his sentence after pleading guilty to state charges of mistreating women. Television crews camped out in front of Filner's condo in downtown San Diego awaiting his...
  • La Jolla car dealer admits funneling illegal donations to candidates

    SAN DIEGO -- The co-owner of a luxury car dealership in La Jolla has been fined $80,000 for funneling illegal contributions to the 2012 campaigns of San Diego County Dist. Atty. Bonnie Dumanis and ex-Mayor Bob Filner, the city's Ethics Commission...
  • Ex-Mayor Bob Filner finishes house arrest, asks for forgiveness

    Ex-Mayor Bob Filner finishes house arrest, asks for forgiveness
    SAN DIEGO -- Emerging from a 90-day house arrest, ex-Mayor Bob Filner on Sunday said that he wants "a chance to earn your forgiveness over time based on my actions." Filner's sentence for his guilty plea to harassing women ended Sunday. He no longer...
  • More help for San Diego's homeless needed, acting mayor says

    More help for San Diego's homeless needed, acting mayor says
    SAN DIEGO — Acting Mayor Todd Gloria called Wednesday for San Diego to do better in finding shelter for its rising number of homeless people. “We’re a great city,” Gloria said during a state-of-the-city speech in the renovated...
  • Raise minimum wage? San Diego acting mayor's idea draws opposition

    Raise minimum wage? San Diego acting mayor's idea draws opposition
    SAN DIEGO -- Acting Mayor Todd Gloria's proposal to raise the minimum wage in the city brought almost immediate doubt and opposition from business community power-brokers. In his state of the city address Wednesday, Gloria said the city needs to raise...
  • Two charged in illegal San Diego campaign contribution scheme

    Two charged in illegal San Diego campaign contribution scheme
    SAN DIEGO -- A retired San Diego police officer and the owner of a Washington, D.C.-based election services business have been charged with conspiring to funnel more than $500,000 of illegal contributions from a Mexican businessman into San Diego...