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Embattled Former Mayor's Confinement Comes To End

AP | Posted 04.06.2014 | Politics

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A three-month house arrest for San Diego's former Mayor Bob Filner is ending. Filner's confinement ended Sunday, fulfilling a sent...

Mayoral Race To Replace Filner Highlights City's Sharp Divides

AP | Posted 02.09.2014 | Politics

BY ELLIOT SPAGAT, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SAN DIEGO (AP) — Interstate 8 has long been a political divide in San Diego and maybe never more than in t...

Bob Filner Sentenced To 3 Years Probation, 3 Months Home Confinement

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

Former San Diego Mayor Bob Filner was sentenced to three years probation and three months home confinement Monday, according to ABC's 10 News. Filn...

How Can Progressives Gain Influence? Throw Everything We've Got Behind David Alvarez in San Diego

Ian Reifowitz | Posted 01.24.2014 | Politics
Ian Reifowitz

For the next few months, San Diego is -- or at least ought to be -- the center of the universe for progressives, because its mayoral election is likely the biggest opportunity we'll get between now and the 2014 midterms to flex our muscles within the broader Democratic coalition, and to move our body politic to the left.

Two Headed To Runoff In Race To Succeed Disgraced Ex-Mayor

Reuters | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

SAN DIEGO, Nov 20 (Reuters) - A Republican city councilman and a Latino Democrat with party backing appeared headed for a runoff in an election to r...

Eleven Candidates Vie To Replace Scandal-Ridden Mayor

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

(Recasts with Republican lead) By Marty Graham SAN DIEGO, Nov 19 (Reuters) - A Republican city councilman opened a stro...

San Diego Mayor: From Broken Bad to Our Own Jackie Robinson

Laura Fink | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Laura Fink

David Alvarez is San Diego's Jackie Robinson -- a paragon of character and integrity, whose quiet leadership of deeds rather than words seeks neither credit nor acclaim. He could be San Diego's first Latino mayor -- a barrier long overdue to be broken.

Bob Filner Pleads Guilty To False Imprisonment, Battery Charges

AP | Posted 10.15.2013 | Politics

BY ELLIOT SPAGAT, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SAN DIEGO (AP) — Former San Diego Mayor Bob Filner has pleaded guilty to felony false imprisonment and two...

San Diego Mayoral Race Now Wide Open

Reuters | Posted 11.03.2013 | Politics

By Ned Randolph SAN DIEGO, Sept 3 (Reuters) - Two politicians viewed as potential front-runners to replace disgraced former San Diego ...

Filner Keeps Low Profile On Final Day

AP | ELLIOT SPAGAT | Posted 10.30.2013 | Politics

SAN DIEGO — Bob Filner ended his brief but tumultuous tenure as mayor Friday amid allegations that he sexually harassed women, making no public ...

San Diego Sets Special Election To Replace Filner

AP | ELLIOT SPAGAT | Posted 10.29.2013 | Politics

SAN DIEGO — San Diego Mayor Bob Filner is leaving office in disgrace amid sexual harassment allegations and many unanswered questions, including...

Hopefuls Line Up To Replace Filner

AP | JULIE WATSON | Posted 08.26.2013 | Politics

SAN DIEGO -- People were lining up Monday to run for mayor of San Diego in the aftermath of the sexual harassment scandal that toppled Bob Filner and ...

Possible Bob Filner Replacement Denies Serious Accusation

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 08.25.2013 | Politics

Now that San Diego Mayor Bob Filner has agreed to resign, accusations surrounding a possible replacement are swirling. The Voice of OC reported Thu...

Filner OUT

AP | JULIE WATSON and ELLIOT SPAGAT | Posted 10.23.2013 | Politics

SAN DIEGO — Mayor Bob Filner agreed Friday to resign in return for the city's help defending him against claims he groped, kissed and made lewd ...

Filner Signs Resignation Letter

Posted 08.23.2013 | Politics

San Diego Mayor Bob Filner (D) has signed a resignation letter, according to UT San Diego and the Los Angeles Times. The letter comes after weeks o...

Filner Reportedly Expected To Resign, Seen Leaving Office With Boxes

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 08.22.2013 | Politics

UPDATE: 12:23 p.m. ET -- NBC 7 News in San Diego reports that San Diego Mayor Bob Filner has agreed to resign as part of his settlement deal. Previ...

Filner Reaches Tentative Deal In Sexual Harassment Case

AP | JULIE WATSON | Posted 10.21.2013 | Politics

SAN DIEGO — Embattled San Diego Mayor Bob Filner on Wednesday reached a tentative deal involving a sexual harassment lawsuit filed against him a...

Filner Supporters Rally Against Ousting The Mayor

Reuters | Posted 08.19.2013 | Politics

By Marty Graham SAN DIEGO, Aug 19 (Reuters) - Supporters of San Diego Mayor Bob Filner protested on Monday what they said were unfair ...

Filner Recall Campaign Shifts Into High Gear

Reuters | Posted 10.18.2013 | Politics

By Marty Graham SAN DIEGO, Aug 18 (Reuters) - A campaign seeking to recall San Diego Mayor Bob Filner, who has resisted mounting press...

Bob Filner Presents the Keys to the City to Mother Teresa

Jerry Adler | Posted 10.16.2013 | Comedy
Jerry Adler

A 67-year-old great-grandmother who worked in the city's Senior Citizens Service Desk accused San Diego Mayor Bob Filner of sexual harassment. It r...

Great-Grandmother 'Cried' Over Filner Advances

AP | Posted 08.16.2013 | Politics

SAN DIEGO -- A volunteer city worker who assists senior citizens said Thursday that San Diego Mayor Bob Filner repeatedly asked her to rub his hands, ...

Nancy Pelosi Calls On Bob Filner To Resign

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 08.15.2013 | Politics

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Thursday called on San Diego Mayor Bob Filner (D) to resign amid accusations that he sexually harasse...

Filner Reportedly Sexually Harassed A Great-Grandmother

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 08.15.2013 | Politics

UPDATE -- 5:45 p.m.: Attorney Gloria Allred said her client Peggy Shannon, a 67-year-old who works at the Senior Citizens Service Desk in San Diego Ci...

WATCH: News Org's Parody Calls Scandal-Ridden Mayor 'Terriiiiiiifying'

Posted 08.14.2013 | Media

"Mayor Filner you are terriiiiiiifying," a parody music video of San Diego's scandal-ridden Mayor Bob Filner declares. Over a dozen women have accu...

Filner's Expenses Reportedly Under Scrutiny

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 08.14.2013 | Politics

San Diego Mayor Bob Filner (D) is facing even more scrutiny, this time for his financial activity while in office, CNN reports. CNN obtained statem...