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  • Jury clears former mayor Filner of sexual battery allegations

    Jury clears former mayor Filner of sexual battery allegations

    Wednesday, March 30 2016 11:34 AM EDT2016-03-30 15:34:52 GMT
    Thursday, March 31 2016 9:19 AM EDT2016-03-31 13:19:40 GMT

    Former San Diego mayor Bob Filner is off the hook after a jury chose not to award damages to a woman who accused him of sexual harassment.

     

    Former San Diego mayor Bob Filner is off the hook after a jury chose not to award damages to a woman who accused him of sexual harassment.

     
  • Former Mayor Bob Filner back on the witness stand

    Former Mayor Bob Filner back on the witness stand

    Monday, March 28 2016 9:51 AM EDT2016-03-28 13:51:37 GMT
    Monday, March 28 2016 5:45 PM EDT2016-03-28 21:45:11 GMT

    The plaintiff rests Monday in the sexual harassment trial of a civil lawsuit filed by a female parks manager against former Mayor Bob Filner and the city of San Diego.

     

    A woman who sued the city and former San Diego Mayor Bob Filner, claiming he sexually harassed her and committed sexual battery against her at an event three years ago, told a colleague it wasn't that big a deal and he was "just a stupid guy,'' a witness testified Monday. 

     
  • First civil case against ex-mayor Bob Filner

    First civil case against ex-mayor Bob Filner

    Friday, March 11 2016 6:59 PM EST2016-03-11 23:59:18 GMT
    Friday, March 11 2016 8:28 PM EST2016-03-12 01:28:26 GMT

    Former Mayor Bob Filner resigned from office two and a half years ago, after several woman accused him of sexual harassment. Now, the first civil case is heading to trial.

     

    Former Mayor Bob Filner resigned from office two and a half years ago, after several woman accused him of sexual harassment. Now, the first civil case is heading to trial.

     
  • Harassment suit filed against ex-San Diego mayor

    Harassment suit filed against ex-San Diego mayor

    Friday, August 22 2014 4:26 PM EDT2014-08-22 20:26:06 GMT
    Friday, August 22 2014 4:26 PM EDT2014-08-22 20:26:07 GMT
    The city of San Diego is facing another lawsuit over the former mayor whose term was cut short by sexual harassment allegations. 
    The city of San Diego is facing another lawsuit over the former mayor whose term was cut short by sexual harassment allegations. 
  • City settles second sex harassment claim against former mayor Filner

    City settles second sex harassment claim against former mayor Filner

    Thursday, February 20 2014 10:58 PM EST2014-02-21 03:58:39 GMT
    Thursday, February 20 2014 10:58 PM EST2014-02-21 03:58:39 GMT
    The city of San Diego has resolved a legal claim by a female employee who alleged sexual harassment by former Mayor Bob Filner, the City Attorney's Office announced Thursday. 
    The city of San Diego has resolved a legal claim by a female employee who alleged sexual harassment by former Mayor Bob Filner, the City Attorney's Office announced Thursday. 
  • Former SD mayor Filner booked into jail, released

    Former SD mayor Filner booked into jail, released

    Saturday, October 19 2013 5:05 PM EDT2013-10-19 21:05:27 GMT
    Saturday, October 19 2013 8:47 PM EDT2013-10-20 00:47:57 GMT
    Former San Diego Mayor Bob Filner was booked into jail and then released on charges of false imprisonment and battery.
     
    Former San Diego Mayor Bob Filner was booked into jail and then released on charges of false imprisonment and battery.
     
  • Filner guilty in plea bargain, expected to receive probation

    Filner guilty in plea bargain, expected to receive probation

    Tuesday, October 15 2013 12:07 PM EDT2013-10-15 16:07:34 GMT
    Tuesday, October 15 2013 11:02 PM EDT2013-10-16 03:02:44 GMT
    Former San Diego Mayor Bob Filner pleaded guilty Tuesday to one felony count of false imprisonment by violence and two misdemeanor counts of battery for sexually harassing three women while in office.
     
    Former San Diego Mayor Bob Filner pleaded guilty Tuesday to one felony count of false imprisonment by violence and two misdemeanor counts of battery for sexually harassing three women while in office.
     
  • Former mayor Filner reports nearly $12K in gifts received during tenure

    Former mayor Filner reports nearly $12K in gifts received during tenure

    Tuesday, October 1 2013 11:26 PM EDT2013-10-02 03:26:59 GMT
    Tuesday, October 1 2013 11:26 PM EDT2013-10-02 03:26:59 GMT
    Bob Filner has filed a document that says he received 13 gifts worth a total of nearly $12,000 from a variety of organizations when he was mayor of San Diego, it was reported Tuesday. 
    Bob Filner has filed a document that says he received 13 gifts worth a total of nearly $12,000 from a variety of organizations when he was mayor of San Diego, it was reported Tuesday. 
  • Filner's employees got big pay raises before he resigned

    Filner's employees got big pay raises before he resigned

    Wednesday, September 18 2013 3:51 PM EDT2013-09-18 19:51:44 GMT
    Wednesday, September 18 2013 10:47 PM EDT2013-09-19 02:47:27 GMT
    Employees of former mayor Bob Filner reportedly got big pay raises just before he resigned from office. 
    Employees of former mayor Bob Filner reportedly got big pay raises just before he resigned from office. 
  • Recall Bob Filner campaign celebrates support

    Recall Bob Filner campaign celebrates support

    Friday, September 13 2013 2:29 PM EDT2013-09-13 18:29:15 GMT
    Friday, September 13 2013 2:33 PM EDT2013-09-13 18:33:58 GMT
    About $40,000 raised in the effort to recall Bob Filner before he resigned will be refunded sometime in the next week to donors who contributed more than $50, officials with the recall campaign committee said Friday. 
    About $40,000 raised in the effort to recall Bob Filner before he resigned will be refunded sometime in the next week to donors who contributed more than $50, officials with the recall campaign committee said Friday. 
  • News 8 Exclusive: Filner's ex-fiancee denies they are back together

    News 8 Exclusive: Filner's ex-fiancee denies they are back together

    Tuesday, September 10 2013 10:17 PM EDT2013-09-11 02:17:08 GMT
    Tuesday, September 10 2013 10:17 PM EDT2013-09-11 02:17:31 GMT
    Former San Diego mayor Bob Filner's ex-fiancee is denying they are back together. 
    Former San Diego mayor Bob Filner's ex-fiancee is denying they are back together. 
  • Out of office, but not out of trouble

    Out of office, but not out of trouble

    Monday, September 9 2013 9:47 AM EDT2013-09-09 13:47:13 GMT
    Monday, September 9 2013 10:07 PM EDT2013-09-10 02:07:57 GMT
    The San Diego City Council's Audit Committee voted unanimously Monday to continue with an investigation into whether the administration of former Mayor Bob Filner violated municipal credit card policies.
     
    The San Diego City Council's Audit Committee voted unanimously Monday to continue with an investigation into whether the administration of former Mayor Bob Filner violated municipal credit card policies.
     
  • Gloria has busy first day, finds 'substantial' problems in mayor's office

    Gloria has busy first day, finds 'substantial' problems in mayor's office

    Tuesday, September 3 2013 9:44 PM EDT2013-09-04 01:44:53 GMT
    Tuesday, September 3 2013 9:44 PM EDT2013-09-04 01:44:54 GMT
    Interim San Diego Mayor Todd Gloria said Tuesday that his first day on the job was "awesome" but busy with meetings and media interviews. 
    Interim San Diego Mayor Todd Gloria said Tuesday that his first day on the job was "awesome" but busy with meetings and media interviews. 
  • Report: DeMaio will run for San Diego mayor

    Report: DeMaio will run for San Diego mayor

    Monday, September 2 2013 9:10 AM EDT2013-09-02 13:10:20 GMT
    Monday, September 2 2013 9:11 AM EDT2013-09-02 13:11:11 GMT
    The website Politico is now reporting former San Diego city council member Carl DeMaio will ditch his congressional campaign and make another run at the mayor's office. 
    The website Politico is now reporting former San Diego city council member Carl DeMaio will ditch his congressional campaign and make another run at the mayor's office. 
  • Filner term ends, Gloria becomes interim mayor

    Filner term ends, Gloria becomes interim mayor

    Friday, August 30 2013 2:36 PM EDT2013-08-30 18:36:21 GMT
    Saturday, August 31 2013 2:10 PM EDT2013-08-31 18:10:38 GMT
    Disgraced San Diego Mayor Bob Filner's resignation became official Friday, ending a tumultuous term that lasted less than nine months. 
    Disgraced San Diego Mayor Bob Filner's resignation became official Friday, ending a tumultuous term that lasted less than nine months. 
  • Attorney Gloria Allred, victims celebrate Filner's last day

    Attorney Gloria Allred, victims celebrate Filner's last day

    Friday, August 30 2013 8:51 AM EDT2013-08-30 12:51:51 GMT
    Friday, August 30 2013 11:18 PM EDT2013-08-31 03:18:45 GMT
    The lawyer for the first woman to publicly accuse Bob Filner of sexual harassment said she was glad his "long overdue" resignation as mayor of San Diego was to become official later Friday. 
    The lawyer for the first woman to publicly accuse Bob Filner of sexual harassment said she was glad his "long overdue" resignation as mayor of San Diego was to become official later Friday. 
  • With Filner out Friday, staffing changes to happen at City Hall

    With Filner out Friday, staffing changes to happen at City Hall

    Thursday, August 29 2013 8:44 PM EDT2013-08-30 00:44:23 GMT
    Thursday, August 29 2013 11:19 PM EDT2013-08-30 03:19:47 GMT
    The woman who was the first to publicly accuse Bob Filner of sexual harassment -- and to file a lawsuit -- will return to her job as communications director in the San Diego mayor's office when he steps down Friday. 
    The woman who was the first to publicly accuse Bob Filner of sexual harassment -- and to file a lawsuit -- will return to her job as communications director in the San Diego mayor's office when he steps down Friday. 
  • Former mayor Sanders on mayoral scandal

    Former mayor Sanders on mayoral scandal

    Thursday, August 29 2013 10:10 PM EDT2013-08-30 02:10:35 GMT
    Thursday, August 29 2013 10:10 PM EDT2013-08-30 02:10:35 GMT
    Former mayor Jerry Sanders shared his thoughts on the mayoral scandal before a speech to the Rotary Club Thursday. 
    Former mayor Jerry Sanders shared his thoughts on the mayoral scandal before a speech to the Rotary Club Thursday. 
  • San Diego mayor's indiscretions went unnoticed

    San Diego mayor's indiscretions went unnoticed

    Thursday, August 29 2013 1:11 PM EDT2013-08-29 17:11:11 GMT
    Thursday, August 29 2013 1:11 PM EDT2013-08-29 17:11:11 GMT
    San Diego Mayor Bob Filner is leaving office in disgrace amid sexual harassment allegations and many unanswered questions, including how someone who acknowledged mistreating women
     
    San Diego Mayor Bob Filner is leaving office in disgrace amid sexual harassment allegations and many unanswered questions, including how someone who acknowledged mistreating women for many years could have survived for so long in politics. 
  • Portion of donations to Filner recall campaign will be returned

    Portion of donations to Filner recall campaign will be returned

    Thursday, August 29 2013 2:57 AM EDT2013-08-29 06:57:39 GMT
    Thursday, August 29 2013 12:20 PM EDT2013-08-29 16:20:33 GMT
    San Diegans and others who donated money to the campaign to recall Mayor Bob Filner could receive a portion of their donation back, according to the campaign's treasurer. 
    San Diegans and others who donated money to the campaign to recall Mayor Bob Filner could receive a portion of their donation back, according to the campaign's treasurer. 
  • Special election to replace Filner set for November 19

    Special election to replace Filner set for November 19

    Wednesday, August 28 2013 11:59 AM EDT2013-08-28 15:59:20 GMT
    Wednesday, August 28 2013 10:28 PM EDT2013-08-29 02:28:59 GMT
    The San Diego City Council voted unanimously Wednesday to amend the municipal code on recall elections to bring it into alignment with current state law. 
    The San Diego City Council voted unanimously Wednesday to amend the municipal code on recall elections to bring it into alignment with current state law. 
  • Mayoral hopefuls join the race to replace Filner

    Mayoral hopefuls join the race to replace Filner

    Tuesday, August 27 2013 8:45 PM EDT2013-08-28 00:45:45 GMT
    Wednesday, August 28 2013 11:43 AM EDT2013-08-28 15:43:01 GMT
    An eighth candidate declared his intention Tuesday to run in the special election to replace outgoing San Diego Mayor Bob Filner. 
    An eighth candidate declared his intention Tuesday to run in the special election to replace outgoing San Diego Mayor Bob Filner. 
  • 19th woman comes forward to accuse Filner, plans $250,000 claim

    19th woman comes forward to accuse Filner, plans $250,000 claim

    Wednesday, August 28 2013 1:34 AM EDT2013-08-28 05:34:04 GMT
    Wednesday, August 28 2013 11:10 AM EDT2013-08-28 15:10:51 GMT
    Plans for a third legal action against the city of San Diego over departing Mayor Bob Filner's alleged sexual harassment were announced Tuesday. 
    Plans for a third legal action against the city of San Diego over departing Mayor Bob Filner's alleged sexual harassment were announced Tuesday on behalf of a woman who accuses him of kissing her at an elementary school, her lawyer said. 
  • Third woman files claim against Mayor Filner

    Third woman files claim against Mayor Filner

    Tuesday, August 27 2013 8:40 PM EDT2013-08-28 00:40:13 GMT
    Tuesday, August 27 2013 11:14 PM EDT2013-08-28 03:14:58 GMT
    A third legal action against the city of San Diego over departing Mayor Bob Filner's alleged sexual harassment was brought Tuesday on behalf of a woman who accuses him of kissing her at an elementary school 
    A third legal action against the city of San Diego over departing Mayor Bob Filner's alleged sexual harassment was brought Tuesday on behalf of a woman who accuses him of kissing her at an elementary school, her lawyer said. 
  • Allred: If Filner mediation fails, 'we'll go to war'

    Allred: If Filner mediation fails, 'we'll go to war'

    Monday, August 26 2013 5:26 PM EDT2013-08-26 21:26:21 GMT
    Monday, August 26 2013 10:41 PM EDT2013-08-27 02:41:27 GMT
    The Los Angeles-based lawyer for the first woman to sue outgoing Mayor Bob Filner for alleged sexual harassment said Monday they will "go to war" if the case goes to trial
     
    The Los Angeles-based lawyer for the first woman to sue outgoing Mayor Bob Filner for alleged sexual harassment said Monday they will "go to war" if the case goes to trial, and it will get very expensive for the city of San Diego. 
  • Longtime city employee files claim against Mayor Filner

    Longtime city employee files claim against Mayor Filner

    Monday, August 26 2013 9:07 AM EDT2013-08-26 13:07:23 GMT
    Monday, August 26 2013 9:16 PM EDT2013-08-27 01:16:45 GMT
    A city of San Diego employee who contends Mayor Bob Filner asked her for a date and placed her in a headlock at a municipal function announced Monday her intention to sue the city.
     
    A city of San Diego employee who contends Mayor Bob Filner asked her for a date and placed her in a headlock at a municipal function announced Monday her intention to sue the city.
     
  • San Diego mayor job attracts potential candidates

    San Diego mayor job attracts potential candidates

    Monday, August 26 2013 7:35 PM EDT2013-08-26 23:35:22 GMT
    Monday, August 26 2013 7:35 PM EDT2013-08-26 23:35:22 GMT
    People were lining up Monday to run for mayor of San Diego in the aftermath of the sexual harassment scandal that toppled Bob Filner
     
    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 led to yet another city employee claiming she was mistreated by the former congressman. 
  • Speculation grows over Filner resignation deal

    Speculation grows over Filner resignation deal

    Thursday, August 22 2013 1:21 AM EDT2013-08-22 05:21:26 GMT
    Friday, August 23 2013 8:43 AM EDT2013-08-23 12:43:13 GMT
    Bob Filner was likely spending his final full day as San Diego's mayor Thursday, with a pending partial settlement of sexual harassment claims against him expected to include his resignation. 
    Bob Filner was likely spending his final full day as San Diego's mayor Thursday, with a pending partial settlement of sexual harassment claims against him expected to include his resignation. 
  • Filner's ex-fiance joins calls for mayor's resignation

    Filner's ex-fiance joins calls for mayor's resignation

    Friday, August 23 2013 2:44 AM EDT2013-08-23 06:44:58 GMT
    Friday, August 23 2013 8:36 AM EDT2013-08-23 12:36:57 GMT
    Bronwyn Ingram is still unsure how her ex-fiancé, Mayor Bob Filner, became the man embroiled in a sexual harassment scandal.
     
    Bronwyn Ingram is still unsure how her ex-fiancé, Mayor Bob Filner, became the man embroiled in a sexual harassment scandal.
     
  • Analysis: Proposed Filner settlement

    Analysis: Proposed Filner settlement

    Thursday, August 22 2013 5:00 PM EDT2013-08-22 21:00:11 GMT
    Thursday, August 22 2013 10:44 PM EDT2013-08-23 02:44:23 GMT
    News 8 political expert Carl Luna explains what happens next as the agreement reached between the mayor and city officials is reviewed. 
    News 8 political expert Carl Luna explains what happens next as the agreement reached between the mayor and city officials is reviewed. 
  • City Council to vote on proposed Filner settlement Friday

    City Council to vote on proposed Filner settlement Friday

    Wednesday, August 21 2013 9:42 AM EDT2013-08-21 13:42:13 GMT
    Wednesday, August 21 2013 11:23 PM EDT2013-08-22 03:23:05 GMT
    Embattled San Diego Mayor Bob Filner on Wednesday reached a tentative deal involving a sexual harassment lawsuit filed against him and the city. 
    Embattled San Diego Mayor Bob Filner on Wednesday reached a tentative deal involving a sexual harassment lawsuit filed against him and the city. 
  • Filner in 2011: Anyone involved in sexual assault should be terminated

    Filner in 2011: Anyone involved in sexual assault should be terminated

    Wednesday, August 21 2013 8:47 PM EDT2013-08-22 00:47:40 GMT
    Wednesday, August 21 2013 8:47 PM EDT2013-08-22 00:47:40 GMT
    The allegations against Mayor Bob Filner paint a very different picture of how he portrayed himself to Congress. 
    The allegations against Mayor Bob Filner paint a very different picture of how he portrayed himself to Congress. 
  • Mayor Filner faces more pressure from Democrats

    Mayor Filner faces more pressure from Democrats

    Wednesday, August 21 2013 1:50 PM EDT2013-08-21 17:50:01 GMT
    Wednesday, August 21 2013 4:30 PM EDT2013-08-21 20:30:57 GMT
    The fate of the mayor of the nation's eighth largest city was in limbo Wednesday with no resolution over a sexual harassment lawsuit that threatens to oust the 70-year-old former congressman. 
    The fate of the mayor of the nation's eighth largest city was in limbo Wednesday with no resolution over a sexual harassment lawsuit that threatens to oust the 70-year-old former congressman. 
  • Mediation talks continue between Filner and city leaders

    Mediation talks continue between Filner and city leaders

    Tuesday, August 20 2013 10:00 AM EDT2013-08-20 14:00:02 GMT
    Tuesday, August 20 2013 10:35 PM EDT2013-08-21 02:35:21 GMT
    It was unclear when Mayor Bob Filner, accused of sexual harassment by more than a dozen women, would return to San Diego City Hall, while closed-door talks about his future in politics continued Tuesday. 
    It was unclear when Mayor Bob Filner, accused of sexual harassment by more than a dozen women, would return to San Diego City Hall, while closed-door talks about his future in politics continued Tuesday. 
  • More than 4,000 signatures collected in recall effort as of Tuesday

    More than 4,000 signatures collected in recall effort as of Tuesday

    Tuesday, August 20 2013 9:03 PM EDT2013-08-21 01:03:32 GMT
    Tuesday, August 20 2013 9:03 PM EDT2013-08-21 01:03:41 GMT
    The effort to recall Mayor Filner is in full swing in the city of San Diego. 
    The effort to recall Mayor Filner is in full swing in the city of San Diego. 
  • AM 760 KFMB host Mike Slater organizes recall petition

    AM 760 KFMB host Mike Slater organizes recall petition

    Monday, August 19 2013 9:21 PM EDT2013-08-20 01:21:03 GMT
    Monday, August 19 2013 9:21 PM EDT2013-08-20 01:21:03 GMT
    There is no shortage of volunteers fanning out across the city to gather signatures for the recall effort. 
    There is no shortage of volunteers fanning out across the city to gather signatures for the recall effort. 
  • Campaign to recall Filner kicks into high gear

    Campaign to recall Filner kicks into high gear

    Monday, August 19 2013 9:12 PM EDT2013-08-20 01:12:05 GMT
    Monday, August 19 2013 9:12 PM EDT2013-08-20 01:12:05 GMT
    Amid rumors of a possible settlement, the effort to recall Mayor Bob Filner from office continues to go strong. 
    Amid rumors of a possible settlement, the effort to recall Mayor Bob Filner from office continues to go strong. 
  • Recall signature drive kicks off Sunday

    Recall signature drive kicks off Sunday

    Saturday, August 17 2013 2:48 PM EDT2013-08-17 18:48:04 GMT
    Saturday, August 17 2013 9:28 PM EDT2013-08-18 01:28:27 GMT
    Organizers of an effort to recall San Diego Mayor Bob Filner will prepare Saturday for Sunday's kickoff of their signature collection drive. 
    Organizers of an effort to recall San Diego Mayor Bob Filner will prepare Saturday for Sunday's kickoff of their signature collection drive. 
  • SD may seek restraining order against Filner

    SD may seek restraining order against Filner

    Saturday, August 17 2013 6:16 PM EDT2013-08-17 22:16:02 GMT
    Saturday, August 17 2013 9:11 PM EDT2013-08-18 01:11:47 GMT
    As a recall drive targeting San Diego's embattled mayor is set to begin, the city attorney's office says it is considering seeking a restraining order barring Bob Filner from City Hall. 
    As a recall drive targeting San Diego's embattled mayor is set to begin, the city attorney's office says it is considering seeking a restraining order barring Bob Filner from City Hall. 
  • "Surrender Bob" skywriting appears in San Diego's skies

    "Surrender Bob" skywriting appears in San Diego's skies

    Friday, August 16 2013 7:36 PM EDT2013-08-16 23:36:25 GMT
    Friday, August 16 2013 10:38 PM EDT2013-08-17 02:38:30 GMT
    A San Diego radio station hired skywriters Friday to spell out "Surrender Bob" over three areas of the city -- a message intended for embattled Mayor Bob Filner. 
    A San Diego radio station hired skywriters Friday to spell out "Surrender Bob" over three areas of the city -- a message intended for embattled Mayor Bob Filner. 
  • Recall signature drive kicks off Sunday

    Recall signature drive kicks off Sunday

    Friday, August 16 2013 9:16 PM EDT2013-08-17 01:16:52 GMT
    Friday, August 16 2013 9:16 PM EDT2013-08-17 01:16:52 GMT
    The effort to recall embattled San Diego Mayor Bob Filner kicks off its signature gathering drive on Sunday. 
    The effort to recall embattled San Diego Mayor Bob Filner kicks off its signature gathering drive on Sunday. 
  • After 'personal week,' no word on when Filner returns to work

    After 'personal week,' no word on when Filner returns to work

    Friday, August 16 2013 8:26 PM EDT2013-08-17 00:26:26 GMT
    Friday, August 16 2013 8:26 PM EDT2013-08-17 00:26:26 GMT
    Bob Filner's handlers were silent Friday on the question of whether the San Diego mayor will return to work Monday. 
    Bob Filner's handlers were silent Friday on the question of whether the San Diego mayor will return to work Monday. 
  • Sunday Schedule: Mayor Bob Filner Recall Effort

    Sunday Schedule: Mayor Bob Filner Recall Effort

    Friday, August 16 2013 4:59 PM EDT2013-08-16 20:59:24 GMT
    Friday, August 16 2013 5:06 PM EDT2013-08-16 21:06:59 GMT
    The recall effort to oust Mayor Bob Filner kicks off Sunday, August 18. So far, more than 800 San Diegans have signed up so serve as volunteers to collect signatures or assist in other parts of the volunteer effort. 
    The recall effort to oust Mayor Bob Filner kicks off Sunday, August 18. So far, more than 800 San Diegans have signed up so serve as volunteers to collect signatures or assist in other parts of the volunteer effort. 
  • Pelosi joins calls for Filner resignation

    Pelosi joins calls for Filner resignation

    Thursday, August 15 2013 10:45 PM EDT2013-08-16 02:45:32 GMT
    Thursday, August 15 2013 10:45 PM EDT2013-08-16 02:45:33 GMT
    Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-San Francisco, Thursday became the latest prominent officeholder to call on San Diego Mayor Bob Filner to step down in the wake of sexual harassment allegations. 
    Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-San Francisco, Thursday became the latest prominent officeholder to call on San Diego Mayor Bob Filner to step down in the wake of sexual harassment allegations. 
  • 16th Filner accuser comes forward accompanied by lawyer Gloria Allred

    16th Filner accuser comes forward accompanied by lawyer Gloria Allred

    Thursday, August 15 2013 1:35 PM EDT2013-08-15 17:35:04 GMT
    Thursday, August 15 2013 10:26 PM EDT2013-08-16 02:26:46 GMT
    The number of women publicly claiming to have been victims of unwanted sexual advances by San Diego Mayor Bob Filner continued to climb Thursday. 
    The number of women publicly claiming to have been victims of unwanted sexual advances by San Diego Mayor Bob Filner continued to climb Thursday. 
  • Hey Bob! Your chance to sound off on Filner

    Hey Bob! Your chance to sound off on Filner

    Thursday, August 15 2013 9:34 PM EDT2013-08-16 01:34:25 GMT
    Thursday, August 15 2013 9:50 PM EDT2013-08-16 01:50:09 GMT
    For nearly a month now, allegations of sexual harassment against San Diego Mayor Bob Filner have made headlines across the nation. Now, we want to know what you think about the embattled mayor. 
    For nearly a month now, allegations of sexual harassment against San Diego Mayor Bob Filner have made headlines across the nation. Now, we want to know what you think about the embattled mayor. 
  • Council to look into Filner's alleged misuse of city credit card

    Council to look into Filner's alleged misuse of city credit card

    Thursday, August 15 2013 5:48 PM EDT2013-08-15 21:48:32 GMT
    Thursday, August 15 2013 6:49 PM EDT2013-08-15 22:49:09 GMT
    The City Charter in San Diego has a provision to remove municipal officers, including the mayor, for unauthorized draws on the city treasury, the City Attorney's Office announced Thursday. 
    The City Charter in San Diego has a provision to remove municipal officers, including the mayor, for unauthorized draws on the city treasury, the City Attorney's Office announced Thursday. 
  • New accuser steps forward, claims Filner groped her

    New accuser steps forward, claims Filner groped her

    Thursday, August 15 2013 10:02 AM EDT2013-08-15 14:02:39 GMT
    Thursday, August 15 2013 10:48 AM EDT2013-08-15 14:48:47 GMT
    A 15th woman has come forward, accusing Mayor Bob Filner of sexual harassment. 
    A 15th woman has come forward, accusing Mayor Bob Filner of sexual harassment. 
  • City Council considers stripping Filner of intergovernmental relations power

    City Council considers stripping Filner of intergovernmental relations power

    Thursday, August 15 2013 10:36 AM EDT2013-08-15 14:36:45 GMT
    Thursday, August 15 2013 10:36 AM EDT2013-08-15 14:36:45 GMT
    Members of the San Diego City Council are considering stripping embattled Mayor Bob Filner of his intergovernmental relations responsibilities. 
    Members of the San Diego City Council are considering stripping embattled Mayor Bob Filner of his intergovernmental relations responsibilities on grounds that he has allowed the city to go without the services of lobbyists for eight months. 
  • Recall organizer quits, new accuser steps forward

    Recall organizer quits, new accuser steps forward

    Wednesday, August 14 2013 9:10 PM EDT2013-08-15 01:10:53 GMT
    Wednesday, August 14 2013 9:26 PM EDT2013-08-15 01:26:09 GMT
    There's more fallout in the Mayor Filner sexual harassment scandal. 
    There's more fallout in the Mayor Filner sexual harassment scandal. 
  • Filner recall campaign co-chair steps down

    Filner recall campaign co-chair steps down

    Tuesday, August 13 2013 11:17 PM EDT2013-08-14 03:17:00 GMT
    Wednesday, August 14 2013 5:47 PM EDT2013-08-14 21:47:18 GMT
    An original organizer of the effort to recall San Diego Mayor Bob Filner has announced that she has resigned as co-chairwoman of the campaign, but will remain active in coordinating volunteers. 
    An original organizer of the effort to recall San Diego Mayor Bob Filner has announced that she has resigned as co-chairwoman of the campaign, but will remain active in coordinating volunteers. 
  • Gloria Allred responds to Filner, fires back at Limbaugh

    Gloria Allred responds to Filner, fires back at Limbaugh

    Wednesday, August 14 2013 3:45 AM EDT2013-08-14 07:45:42 GMT
    Wednesday, August 14 2013 3:11 PM EDT2013-08-14 19:11:41 GMT
    Mayor Bob Filner's response to the recall effort launched against him is failing to impress his longtime critics, including defense attorney Gloria Allred. 
    Mayor Bob Filner's response to the recall effort launched against him is failing to impress his longtime critics, including defense attorney Gloria Allred. 
  • Filner banned from San Diego Hooters restaurants

    Filner banned from San Diego Hooters restaurants

    Tuesday, August 13 2013 7:08 PM EDT2013-08-13 23:08:27 GMT
    Wednesday, August 14 2013 2:47 PM EDT2013-08-14 18:47:24 GMT
    Bob Filner can scratch Hooters off his list for dinner. 
    Bob Filner can scratch Hooters off his list for dinner. 
  • Filner response to be published to recall petition

    Filner response to be published to recall petition

    Wednesday, August 14 2013 11:11 AM EDT2013-08-14 15:11:52 GMT
    Wednesday, August 14 2013 11:11 AM EDT2013-08-14 15:11:52 GMT
    Organizers of an effort to oust San Diego Mayor Bob Filner plan to publish his response to their recall petition, even though they say he didn't follow proper procedure in filing the document and failed to sign it. 
    Organizers of an effort to oust San Diego Mayor Bob Filner plan to publish his response to their recall petition, even though they say he didn't follow proper procedure in filing the document and failed to sign it. 
  • Filner, key staffers missed deadline for sexual harassment training

    Filner, key staffers missed deadline for sexual harassment training

    Tuesday, August 13 2013 10:28 PM EDT2013-08-14 02:28:00 GMT
    Tuesday, August 13 2013 10:28 PM EDT2013-08-14 02:28:00 GMT
    Bob Filner and key members of his staff didn't receive sexual harassment training until after the legally required date, and after the San Diego mayor's ex-communications director filed a lawsuit 
    Bob Filner and key members of his staff didn't receive sexual harassment training until after the legally required date, and after the San Diego mayor's ex-communications director filed a lawsuit, it was reported Tuesday. 
  • Filner touts accomplishments in response to recall effort

    Filner touts accomplishments in response to recall effort

    Tuesday, August 13 2013 11:06 AM EDT2013-08-13 15:06:20 GMT
    Tuesday, August 13 2013 9:56 PM EDT2013-08-14 01:56:54 GMT
    The day after a response was issued by Mayor Bob Filner to the current efforts to recall him, his top aide faced tough questions at a downtown Lion's Club meeting. 
    The day after a response was issued by Mayor Bob Filner to the current efforts to recall him, his top aide faced tough questions at a downtown Lion's Club meeting. 
  • Filner opponents decry his behavior at rally

    Filner opponents decry his behavior at rally

    Monday, August 12 2013 9:01 AM EDT2013-08-12 13:01:02 GMT
    Monday, August 12 2013 10:04 PM EDT2013-08-13 02:04:54 GMT
    About 75 opponents of embattled Mayor Bob Filner held a "Not Welcome Back" rally Monday at the Civic Center Plaza in downtown San Diego in the wake of his completion of a stint in a behavioral therapy program. 
    About 75 opponents of embattled Mayor Bob Filner held a "Not Welcome Back" rally Monday at the Civic Center Plaza in downtown San Diego in the wake of his completion of a stint in a behavioral therapy program. 
  • School board head joins in calls for Filner to resign

    School board head joins in calls for Filner to resign

    Sunday, August 11 2013 2:28 PM EDT2013-08-11 18:28:31 GMT
    Sunday, August 11 2013 9:25 PM EDT2013-08-12 01:25:22 GMT
    Another high-profile San Diego elected official has joined the intensifying chorus of calls for Mayor Bob Filner to step down from office due to allegations he has sexually harassed more than a dozen women. 
    Another high-profile San Diego elected official has joined the intensifying chorus of calls for Mayor Bob Filner to step down from office due to allegations he has sexually harassed more than a dozen women. 
  • Marti Emerald explains why she flipped on Filner

    Marti Emerald explains why she flipped on Filner

    Saturday, August 10 2013 7:58 PM EDT2013-08-10 23:58:04 GMT
    Saturday, August 10 2013 9:42 PM EDT2013-08-11 01:42:50 GMT
    As Mayor Bob Filner is expected to complete a behavioral therapy program Saturday we are hearing from one of his last two supporters who are now calling for his resignation. 
    As Mayor Bob Filner is expected to complete a behavioral therapy program Saturday we are hearing from one of his last two supporters who are now calling for his resignation. 
  • Filner recall backer wants legislature radically changed

    Filner recall backer wants legislature radically changed

    Saturday, August 10 2013 7:41 PM EDT2013-08-10 23:41:49 GMT
    Saturday, August 10 2013 9:39 PM EDT2013-08-11 01:39:07 GMT
    A Rancho Santa Fe man who is opening up his wallet as a major supporter of the recall against Mayor Bob Filner is also sponsoring a statewide initiative to reform the legislature. 
    A Rancho Santa Fe man who is opening up his wallet as a major supporter of the recall against Mayor Bob Filner is also sponsoring a statewide initiative to reform the legislature. 
  • Report: Filner's aide changes office locks

    Report: Filner's aide changes office locks

    Saturday, August 10 2013 2:10 PM EDT2013-08-10 18:10:14 GMT
    Saturday, August 10 2013 2:56 PM EDT2013-08-10 18:56:41 GMT
    The locks to Mayor Bob Filner's were changed by his chief of staff, as the embattled mayor was scheduled to complete a behavioral therapy program Saturday. 
    The locks to Mayor Bob Filner's were changed by his chief of staff, as the embattled mayor was scheduled to complete a behavioral therapy program Saturday. 
  • New developments in Mayor Filner scandal

    New developments in Mayor Filner scandal

    Friday, August 9 2013 6:06 PM EDT2013-08-09 22:06:05 GMT
    Friday, August 9 2013 10:21 PM EDT2013-08-10 02:21:04 GMT
    San Diego Mayor Bob Filner will complete his behavioral therapy program on Saturday, and will then take "personal time" next week before he returns to work. 
    San Diego Mayor Bob Filner will complete his behavioral therapy program on Saturday, and will then take "personal time" next week before he returns to work. 
  • Sen. Boxer: SD mayor 'betrayed' constituents

    Sen. Boxer: SD mayor 'betrayed' constituents

    Friday, August 9 2013 4:00 PM EDT2013-08-09 20:00:47 GMT
    Friday, August 9 2013 4:00 PM EDT2013-08-09 20:00:54 GMT
    Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer is directly confronting San Diego Mayor Bob Filner to urge him to resign, telling the former congressman the sexual harassment allegations against him have "shaken me to the core." 
    Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer is directly confronting San Diego Mayor Bob Filner to urge him to resign, telling the former congressman the sexual harassment allegations against him have "shaken me to the core." 
  • Filner Latest: Mayor not attending airport expansion ceremony

    Filner Latest: Mayor not attending airport expansion ceremony

    Friday, August 9 2013 11:00 AM EDT2013-08-09 15:00:43 GMT
    Friday, August 9 2013 11:00 AM EDT2013-08-09 15:00:44 GMT
    Mayor Bob Filner's stint in behavioral therapy brought on by his admitted disrespectful treatment of women will keep him from attending a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday morning. 
    Mayor Bob Filner's stint in behavioral therapy brought on by his admitted disrespectful treatment of women will keep him from attending a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday morning for one of the biggest construction projects in San Diego in years. 
  • Mayor's attorneys want lawsuit moved to Imperial County

    Mayor's attorneys want lawsuit moved to Imperial County

    Thursday, August 8 2013 10:34 AM EDT2013-08-08 14:34:20 GMT
    Thursday, August 8 2013 10:34 AM EDT2013-08-08 14:34:21 GMT
    A dispute is brewing Thursday over whether the sexual harassment suit filed against Mayor Bob Filner by his former communications director should be moved to Imperial County. 
    A dispute is brewing Thursday over whether the sexual harassment suit filed against Mayor Bob Filner by his former communications director should be moved to Imperial County. 
  • Filner uninvited from Chamber of Commerce D.C. trip

    Filner uninvited from Chamber of Commerce D.C. trip

    Wednesday, August 7 2013 11:16 PM EDT2013-08-08 03:16:14 GMT
    Wednesday, August 7 2013 11:16 PM EDT2013-08-08 03:16:15 GMT
    The San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce Wednesday rescinded an invitation to Mayor Bob Filner to be part of a delegation that will travel to Washington, D.C., at the end of next month. 
    The San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce Wednesday rescinded an invitation to Mayor Bob Filner to be part of a delegation that will travel to Washington, D.C., at the end of next month. 
  • Two military veterans come forward with accusations against Filner

    Two military veterans come forward with accusations against Filner

    Wednesday, August 7 2013 9:39 AM EDT2013-08-07 13:39:36 GMT
    Wednesday, August 7 2013 11:12 PM EDT2013-08-08 03:12:42 GMT
    The count of women who have publicly accused Bob Filner of sexual harassment stood at 13 Wednesday after two female military veterans claimed the San Diego mayor made unwanted advances on them. 
    The count of women who have publicly accused Bob Filner of sexual harassment stood at 13 Wednesday after two female military veterans claimed the San Diego mayor made unwanted advances on them. 
  • Political consultants join effort to recall Filner

    Political consultants join effort to recall Filner

    Wednesday, August 7 2013 6:55 PM EDT2013-08-07 22:55:50 GMT
    Wednesday, August 7 2013 6:55 PM EDT2013-08-07 22:55:50 GMT
    The recall effort aimed at embattled San Diego Mayor Bob Filner got a boost Wednesday with the addition of political consultants who overwhelmingly qualified a pension reform initiative for the June 2012 ballot. 
    The recall effort aimed at embattled San Diego Mayor Bob Filner got a boost Wednesday with the addition of political consultants who overwhelmingly qualified a pension reform initiative for the June 2012 ballot. 
  • Nurse trying to help Marine becomes 11th Filner accuser

    Nurse trying to help Marine becomes 11th Filner accuser

    Tuesday, August 6 2013 9:24 AM EDT2013-08-06 13:24:26 GMT
    Wednesday, August 7 2013 10:15 AM EDT2013-08-07 14:15:32 GMT
    The count of women who have publicly accused Bob Filner of sexual harassment stands at 11. 
    The count of women who have publicly accused Bob Filner of sexual harassment stands at 11 after a nurse seeking help for an injured Marine ensnared in Veterans Administration red tape said the Filner sought a personal relationship with her. 
  • Allred says more alleged victims have reached out to her

    Allred says more alleged victims have reached out to her

    Tuesday, August 6 2013 6:24 PM EDT2013-08-06 22:24:07 GMT
    Tuesday, August 6 2013 6:24 PM EDT2013-08-06 22:24:08 GMT
    The high-profile lawyer representing two women who have publicly accused San Diego Mayor Bob Filner of unwanted sexual advances said Tuesday she has been contacted by more alleged victims. 
    The high-profile lawyer representing two women who have publicly accused San Diego Mayor Bob Filner of unwanted sexual advances said Tuesday she has been contacted by more alleged victims. 
  • Filner's chief of staff turns over meeting notes to City Attorney's Office

    Filner's chief of staff turns over meeting notes to City Attorney's Office

    Monday, August 5 2013 8:32 PM EDT2013-08-06 00:32:53 GMT
    Monday, August 5 2013 11:20 PM EDT2013-08-06 03:20:21 GMT
    Mayor Bob Filner's chief of staff Monday turned over to the City Attorney's Office notes from two high-level meetings in which sexual harassment allegations were discussed. 
    Mayor Bob Filner's chief of staff Monday turned over to the City Attorney's Office notes from two high-level meetings in which sexual harassment allegations were discussed. 
  • Mayor Filner begins two weeks of behavioral therapy

    Mayor Filner begins two weeks of behavioral therapy

    Monday, August 5 2013 8:54 AM EDT2013-08-05 12:54:28 GMT
    Monday, August 5 2013 8:12 PM EDT2013-08-06 00:12:08 GMT
    A chorus of calls for Bob Filner to resign grew Monday as San Diego's mayor began two weeks of behavioral therapy at an undisclosed location
     
    A chorus of calls for Bob Filner to resign grew Monday as San Diego's mayor began two weeks of behavioral therapy at an undisclosed location in response to accusations that he has sexually harassed women for years. 
  • Investigators question Filner's ex-flack

    Investigators question Filner's ex-flack

    Monday, August 5 2013 5:04 PM EDT2013-08-05 21:04:31 GMT
    Monday, August 5 2013 5:04 PM EDT2013-08-05 21:04:31 GMT
    San Diego County Sheriff's investigators on Monday will question Bob Filner's former communication director about allegations she made in her sexual harassment lawsuit against the mayor, her lawyer said. 
    San Diego County Sheriff's investigators on Monday will question Bob Filner's former communication director about allegations she made in her sexual harassment lawsuit against the mayor, her lawyer said. 
  • Assembly speaker: San Diego mayor should step down

    Assembly speaker: San Diego mayor should step down

    Monday, August 5 2013 4:12 PM EDT2013-08-05 20:12:00 GMT
    Monday, August 5 2013 4:12 PM EDT2013-08-05 20:12:01 GMT
    The speaker of the California Assembly says he doesn't understand why San Diego Mayor Bob Filner has not yet resigned amid mounting allegations of sexual harassment. 
    The speaker of the California Assembly says he doesn't understand why San Diego Mayor Bob Filner has not yet resigned amid mounting allegations of sexual harassment. 
  • 10th woman alleges unwanted advance by Mayor Filner

    10th woman alleges unwanted advance by Mayor Filner

    Sunday, August 4 2013 6:06 PM EDT2013-08-04 22:06:34 GMT
    Sunday, August 4 2013 8:28 PM EDT2013-08-05 00:28:46 GMT
    A tenth woman has stepped forward to accuse Mayor Bob Filner of sexual misconduct, with claims Filner made repeat, unwelcome romantic advances at a church, it was reported Sunday. 
    A tenth woman has stepped forward to accuse Mayor Bob Filner of sexual misconduct, with claims Filner made repeat, unwelcome romantic advances at a church, it was reported Sunday. 
  • San Diego mayor begins 2-week absence for therapy

    San Diego mayor begins 2-week absence for therapy

    Sunday, August 4 2013 2:23 PM EDT2013-08-04 18:23:59 GMT
    Sunday, August 4 2013 8:18 PM EDT2013-08-05 00:18:39 GMT
    Therapists say admitting one has a problem is the first step toward recovery. For San Diego Mayor Bob Filner that could be tricky. 
    Therapists say admitting one has a problem is the first step toward recovery. For San Diego Mayor Bob Filner that could be tricky. 
  • Recall efforts combine to oust Mayor Filner

    Recall efforts combine to oust Mayor Filner

    Friday, August 2 2013 11:07 AM EDT2013-08-02 15:07:24 GMT
    Saturday, August 3 2013 2:37 PM EDT2013-08-03 18:37:35 GMT
    A unified effort to recall San Diego Mayor Bob Filner was set to go forward Saturday as two men spearheading separate campaigns announced they would join forces to try to collect the 
    A unified effort to recall San Diego Mayor Bob Filner was set to go forward Saturday as two men spearheading separate campaigns announced they would join forces to try to collect the nearly 102,000 signatures necessary to qualify for the ballot. 
  • New documents reveal ugly war of words at City Hall

    New documents reveal ugly war of words at City Hall

    Friday, August 2 2013 9:22 PM EDT2013-08-03 01:22:34 GMT
    Friday, August 2 2013 9:22 PM EDT2013-08-03 01:22:41 GMT
    The disdain between Mayor Bob Filner and City Attorney Jan Goldsmith has been well documented, but News 8 has learned a heated battle is also raging between the two top officials from both offices. 
    The disdain between Mayor Bob Filner and City Attorney Jan Goldsmith has been well documented, but News 8 has learned a heated battle is also raging between the two top officials from both offices. 
  • Local business leaders add to chorus of calls for Filner's resignation

    Local business leaders add to chorus of calls for Filner's resignation

    Thursday, August 1 2013 10:20 PM EDT2013-08-02 02:20:02 GMT
    Thursday, August 1 2013 10:20 PM EDT2013-08-02 02:20:02 GMT
    San Diego area business leaders joined in the call Thursday for Mayor Bob Filner to resign. 
    San Diego area business leaders joined in the call Thursday for Mayor Bob Filner to resign. 
  • Former city employee: Filner's office canceled harassment training

    Former city employee: Filner's office canceled harassment training

    Thursday, August 1 2013 3:43 PM EDT2013-08-01 19:43:42 GMT
    Thursday, August 1 2013 9:59 PM EDT2013-08-02 01:59:24 GMT
    A former San Diego city official is contradicting comments made by Mayor Bob Filner's lawyer about sexual harassment training.
     
    A former San Diego city official is contradicting comments made by Mayor Bob Filner's lawyer about sexual harassment training. The city's former chief operating officer says it was the mayor's office that canceled the training, not the city. 
  • City council refuses to pay the mayor's legal bills

    City council refuses to pay the mayor's legal bills

    Wednesday, July 31 2013 10:43 AM EDT2013-07-31 14:43:14 GMT
    Wednesday, July 31 2013 10:43 PM EDT2013-08-01 02:43:47 GMT
    Embattled San Diego Mayor Bob Filner Wednesday was facing the prospect of paying his own legal bills now that the City Council has voted unanimously to deny him any financial support. 
    Embattled San Diego Mayor Bob Filner Wednesday was facing the prospect of paying his own legal bills now that the City Council has voted unanimously to deny him any financial support. 
  • Eighth woman comes forward to accuse Filner of sexual harassment

    Eighth woman comes forward to accuse Filner of sexual harassment

    Tuesday, July 30 2013 9:01 PM EDT2013-07-31 01:01:59 GMT
    Wednesday, July 31 2013 10:50 AM EDT2013-07-31 14:50:40 GMT
    The eighth alleged victim of sexual harassment by Bob Filner said Tuesday the San Diego mayor twirled her wedding band and kissed her cheek following a meeting two years ago. 
    The eighth alleged victim of sexual harassment by Bob Filner said Tuesday the San Diego mayor twirled her wedding band and kissed her cheek following a meeting two years ago. 
  • Council sues Filner, refuses public funds for his defense

    Council sues Filner, refuses public funds for his defense

    Tuesday, July 30 2013 9:02 AM EDT2013-07-30 13:02:00 GMT
    Wednesday, July 31 2013 1:53 AM EDT2013-07-31 05:53:14 GMT
    The City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to authorize a cross-complaint against Bob Filner to protect municipal coffers against a sexual harassment lawsuit and also to deny public funding
     
    The City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to authorize a cross-complaint against Bob Filner to protect municipal coffers against a sexual harassment lawsuit and also to deny public funding for the San Diego mayor's defense. 
  • Emerald criticizes Filner but doesn't call for resignation

    Emerald criticizes Filner but doesn't call for resignation

    Tuesday, July 30 2013 4:02 PM EDT2013-07-30 20:02:32 GMT
    Tuesday, July 30 2013 4:02 PM EDT2013-07-30 20:02:39 GMT
    City Councilwoman Marti Emerald broke her silence Tuesday on the sexual harassment allegations dogging Mayor Bob Filner, but she did not call for her political ally to resign. 
    City Councilwoman Marti Emerald broke her silence Tuesday on the sexual harassment allegations dogging Mayor Bob Filner, but she did not call for her political ally to resign. 
  • Group moves forward with effort to recall Mayor Filner

    Group moves forward with effort to recall Mayor Filner

    Monday, July 29 2013 9:21 AM EDT2013-07-29 13:21:17 GMT
    Monday, July 29 2013 8:24 PM EDT2013-07-30 00:24:15 GMT
    A second effort to recall embattled San Diego Mayor Bob Filner has started, according to a memo issued Monday by the City Clerk's Office. 
    A second effort to recall embattled San Diego Mayor Bob Filner has started, according to a memo issued Monday by the City Clerk's Office. 
  • Sen. Feinstein calls for Filner's resignation

    Sen. Feinstein calls for Filner's resignation

    Sunday, July 28 2013 4:36 PM EDT2013-07-28 20:36:35 GMT
    Sunday, July 28 2013 9:20 PM EDT2013-07-29 01:20:23 GMT
    California Sen. Dianne Feinstein is the latest Democrat to call for the resignation of San Diego Mayor Bob Filner over allegations of sexual harassment. 
    California Sen. Dianne Feinstein is the latest Democrat to call for the resignation of San Diego Mayor Bob Filner over allegations of sexual harassment. 
  • Former intern accuses Filner of misconduct

    Former intern accuses Filner of misconduct

    Saturday, July 27 2013 7:58 PM EDT2013-07-27 23:58:21 GMT
    Sunday, July 28 2013 2:22 PM EDT2013-07-28 18:22:12 GMT
    Embattled San Diego Mayor Bob Filner is facing a new accusation of misconduct - but this time - it's not coming from a woman.
     
    Embattled San Diego Mayor Bob Filner is facing a new accusation of misconduct - but this time - it's not coming from a woman.
     
  • City preps for recall effort against Filner

    City preps for recall effort against Filner

    Saturday, July 27 2013 11:35 AM EDT2013-07-27 15:35:36 GMT
    Saturday, July 27 2013 8:33 PM EDT2013-07-28 00:33:00 GMT
    A major push is underway to recall mayor Filner, but what will it take for voters to have a say? Well, there is one councilman concerned about the rules and says he wants to change them. 
    A major push is underway to recall mayor Filner, but what will it take for voters to have a say? Well, there is one councilman concerned about the rules and says he wants to change them. 
  • Filner sexual harassment scandal makes network news

    Filner sexual harassment scandal makes network news

    Saturday, July 27 2013 2:25 PM EDT2013-07-27 18:25:39 GMT
    Saturday, July 27 2013 2:37 PM EDT2013-07-27 18:37:40 GMT
    San Diego Mayor Bob Filner apologizes to San Diegans and the women he says he's offended.
     
    San Diego Mayor Bob Filner apologizes to San Diegans and the women he says he's offended. He says he'll enter a behavioral counseling clinic to undergo two weeks of intensive therapy, but he's still refusing to step down, as the sexual harassment scandal against him escalates and makes national news. 
  • Accusers call rehab 'insulting,' want Filner out

    Accusers call rehab 'insulting,' want Filner out

    Friday, July 26 2013 8:59 PM EDT2013-07-27 00:59:47 GMT
    Saturday, July 27 2013 2:13 PM EDT2013-07-27 18:13:52 GMT
    Mayor Filner's announcement Friday is not sitting well with many San Diegans, especially some of the victims who have come forward.
     
    Mayor Filner's announcement Friday is not sitting well with many San Diegans, especially some of the victims who have come forward.
     
  • Filner to undergo 'intensive therapy'; will not resign

    Filner to undergo 'intensive therapy'; will not resign

    Friday, July 26 2013 1:56 PM EDT2013-07-26 17:56:52 GMT
    Saturday, July 27 2013 2:13 PM EDT2013-07-27 18:13:10 GMT
    Embattled San Diego Mayor Bob Filner announced Friday he plans to enter a two-week behavior counseling clinic in August, adding he does not plan to resign from office
     
    Embattled San Diego Mayor Bob Filner announced Friday he plans to enter a two-week behavior counseling clinic in August, adding he does not plan to resign from office amid increasing calls for him to step down in the wake of several allegataions of sexual harassment. 
  • Council members renew call for Filner to step down

    Council members renew call for Filner to step down

    Friday, July 26 2013 7:40 PM EDT2013-07-26 23:40:09 GMT
    Friday, July 26 2013 11:24 PM EDT2013-07-27 03:24:43 GMT
    A majority of the San Diego City Council Friday said embattled Mayor Bob Filner should resign before he undergoes counseling for his alleged mistreatment of women, while one member called for his arrest. 
    A majority of the San Diego City Council Friday said embattled Mayor Bob Filner should resign before he undergoes counseling for his alleged mistreatment of women, while one member called for his arrest. 
  • Could Filner face criminal charges as well?

    Could Filner face criminal charges as well?

    Friday, July 26 2013 11:16 PM EDT2013-07-27 03:16:53 GMT
    Friday, July 26 2013 11:16 PM EDT2013-07-27 03:16:54 GMT
    With so many accusers coming forward with allegations against Mayor Filner, the question now is when does this type of behavior become potentially criminal? 
    With so many accusers coming forward with allegations against Mayor Filner, the question now is when does this type of behavior become potentially criminal? 
  • What kind of therapy is out there, and does it work?

    What kind of therapy is out there, and does it work?

    Friday, July 26 2013 9:10 PM EDT2013-07-27 01:10:32 GMT
    Friday, July 26 2013 9:10 PM EDT2013-07-27 01:10:32 GMT
    Mayor Filner announced Friday that he plans to attend a behavior counseling clinic to deal with his inappropriate actions. But what will that therapy entail, and will it work? 
    Mayor Filner announced Friday that he plans to attend a behavior counseling clinic to deal with his inappropriate actions. But what will that therapy entail, and will it work? 
  • Councilman proposes change to city code on recall elections

    Councilman proposes change to city code on recall elections

    Friday, July 26 2013 7:35 PM EDT2013-07-26 23:35:03 GMT
    Friday, July 26 2013 7:35 PM EDT2013-07-26 23:35:03 GMT
    Councilman Mark Kersey Friday proposed amending a San Diego municipal code section on recall elections to bring it into line with state law. 
    Councilman Mark Kersey Friday proposed amending a San Diego municipal code section on recall elections to bring it into line with state law. 
  • DNC leader urges Filner to resign

    DNC leader urges Filner to resign

    Friday, July 26 2013 1:28 AM EDT2013-07-26 05:28:36 GMT
    Friday, July 26 2013 1:15 PM EDT2013-07-26 17:15:05 GMT
    The chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee is calling on San Diego Mayor Bob Filner to resign after four more women said they were targets of his sexual advances.
     
    The chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee is calling on San Diego Mayor Bob Filner to resign after four more women said they were targets of his sexual advances.
     
  • Four more women accuse Filner of unwanted sexual advances

    Four more women accuse Filner of unwanted sexual advances

    Thursday, July 25 2013 8:32 PM EDT2013-07-26 00:32:40 GMT
    Thursday, July 25 2013 10:45 PM EDT2013-07-26 02:45:20 GMT
    Four more women, including a retired admiral, stepped forward Thursday to accuse San Diego Mayor Bob Filner of unwanted sexual advances and comments. 
    Four more women, including a retired admiral, stepped forward Thursday to accuse San Diego Mayor Bob Filner of unwanted sexual advances and comments. 
  • Is San Diego suffering from "Filner Fatigue?"

    Is San Diego suffering from "Filner Fatigue?"

    Thursday, July 25 2013 9:49 PM EDT2013-07-26 01:49:28 GMT
    Thursday, July 25 2013 9:49 PM EDT2013-07-26 01:49:29 GMT
    San Diego Mayor Bob Filner has been at the center of sexual harassment allegations for more than two weeks. The story has attracted national attention, but have San Diegans had enough? 
    San Diego Mayor Bob Filner has been at the center of sexual harassment allegations for more than two weeks. The story has attracted national attention, but have San Diegans had enough? 
  • Filner appoints legal adviser to chief of staff spot

    Filner appoints legal adviser to chief of staff spot

    Wednesday, July 24 2013 4:43 PM EDT2013-07-24 20:43:02 GMT
    Wednesday, July 24 2013 11:05 PM EDT2013-07-25 03:05:26 GMT
    Mayor Bob Filner announced Wednesday that he has appointed his legal adviser, Lee Burdick, to be his chief of staff, effective immediately. 
    Mayor Bob Filner announced Wednesday that he has appointed his legal adviser, Lee Burdick, to be his chief of staff, effective immediately. 
  • Filner's invite to speak at rape survivors' event revoked

    Filner's invite to speak at rape survivors' event revoked

    Wednesday, July 24 2013 12:51 PM EDT2013-07-24 16:51:29 GMT
    Wednesday, July 24 2013 3:56 PM EDT2013-07-24 19:56:27 GMT
    The National Women Veterans Association of America was set to have Mayor Filner speak at a fundraising event for victims of sexual assault in the military.
     
    The National Women Veterans Association of America was set to have Mayor Filner speak at a fundraising event for victims of sexual assault in the military. That invitation was withdrawn during a Wednesday morning news conference. 
  • Second Filner accuser comes forward

    Second Filner accuser comes forward

    Tuesday, July 23 2013 9:05 PM EDT2013-07-24 01:05:36 GMT
    Wednesday, July 24 2013 10:23 AM EDT2013-07-24 14:23:44 GMT
    A second woman came forward Tuesday to publicly accuse San Diego Mayor Bob Filner of sexual harassment. 
    A second woman came forward Tuesday to publicly accuse San Diego Mayor Bob Filner of sexual harassment. 
  • Did Filner ever take anti-sexual harassment training?

    Did Filner ever take anti-sexual harassment training?

    Tuesday, July 23 2013 6:49 PM EDT2013-07-23 22:49:13 GMT
    Tuesday, July 23 2013 10:15 PM EDT2013-07-24 02:15:48 GMT
    The state requires that all businesses with 50 or more full-time, part-time and temporary employees must provide sexual harassment training. 
    The state requires that all businesses with 50 or more full-time, part-time and temporary employees must provide sexual harassment training. 
  • Accuser's lawsuit against Mayor Filner gets graphic

    Accuser's lawsuit against Mayor Filner gets graphic

    Monday, July 22 2013 11:56 AM EDT2013-07-22 15:56:32 GMT
    Tuesday, July 23 2013 9:03 AM EDT2013-07-23 13:03:10 GMT
    The first woman to step forward publicly with sexual harassment complaints about San Diego Mayor Bob Filner announced Monday she has filed a lawsuit against him and the city.
     
    The first woman to step forward publicly with sexual harassment complaints about San Diego Mayor Bob Filner announced Monday she has filed a lawsuit against him and the city.
     
  • Council members speak out on mayor's sex scandal

    Council members speak out on mayor's sex scandal

    Monday, July 22 2013 9:14 AM EDT2013-07-22 13:14:59 GMT
    Monday, July 22 2013 11:12 PM EDT2013-07-23 03:12:08 GMT
    Two leaders of the City Council reassured San Diegans Monday that the city's business will continue despite the sexual harassment allegations that have engulfed Mayor Bob Filner. 
    Two leaders of the City Council reassured San Diegans Monday that the city's business will continue despite the sexual harassment allegations that have engulfed Mayor Bob Filner. 
  • It's come to this: Making fun of Filner

    It's come to this: Making fun of Filner

    Friday, July 19 2013 10:47 PM EDT2013-07-20 02:47:11 GMT
    Saturday, July 20 2013 12:30 PM EDT2013-07-20 16:30:55 GMT
    San Diego Mayor Bob Filner has become the butt of jokes on TV and the internet. 
    San Diego Mayor Bob Filner has become the butt of jokes on TV and the internet. 
  • Filner recall supporters rally outside City Hall

    Filner recall supporters rally outside City Hall

    Friday, July 19 2013 9:00 AM EDT2013-07-19 13:00:50 GMT
    Saturday, July 20 2013 12:24 PM EDT2013-07-20 16:24:57 GMT
    More than 80 supporters of a fledgling effort to recall San Diego Mayor Bob Filner rallied outside City Hall Friday and signed up volunteers to collect petition signatures. 
    More than 80 supporters of a fledgling effort to recall San Diego Mayor Bob Filner rallied outside City Hall Friday and signed up volunteers to collect petition signatures. 
  • Sheriff's department to lead investigation into claims made against Mayor Filner

    Sheriff's department to lead investigation into claims made against Mayor Filner

    Friday, July 19 2013 7:33 PM EDT2013-07-19 23:33:07 GMT
    Saturday, July 20 2013 12:23 PM EDT2013-07-20 16:23:15 GMT
    The San Diego County Sheriff's Department will be the lead investigative agency for any sexual harassment complaints against San Diego Mayor Bob Filner 
    The San Diego County Sheriff's Department will be the lead investigative agency for any sexual harassment complaints against San Diego Mayor Bob Filner, according to statements issued Friday by the Sheriff's Department and District Attorney's Office. 
  • City's new interim COO releases video message to employees

    City's new interim COO releases video message to employees

    Friday, July 19 2013 3:44 PM EDT2013-07-19 19:44:37 GMT
    Friday, July 19 2013 3:44 PM EDT2013-07-19 19:44:42 GMT
    The City of San Diego's new interim chief operating officer has released a video urging employees to continue working hard despite some of the recent news regarding Mayor Bob Filner. 
    The City of San Diego's new interim chief operating officer has released a video urging employees to continue working hard despite some of the recent news regarding Mayor Bob Filner. 
  • San Diego Democrats will not ask Mayor Filner to resign

    San Diego Democrats will not ask Mayor Filner to resign

    Thursday, July 18 2013 10:24 PM EDT2013-07-19 02:24:46 GMT
    Friday, July 19 2013 3:26 PM EDT2013-07-19 19:26:57 GMT
    The chairwoman of the San Diego County Democratic Party said Friday that allegations of sexual harassment against San Diego Mayor Bob Filner are grounds for his resignation, if proven to be true. 
    The chairwoman of the San Diego County Democratic Party said Friday that allegations of sexual harassment against San Diego Mayor Bob Filner are grounds for his resignation, if proven to be true. 
  • Supporters demand due process for Mayor Filner

    Supporters demand due process for Mayor Filner

    Thursday, July 18 2013 9:48 AM EDT2013-07-18 13:48:27 GMT
    Thursday, July 18 2013 11:19 PM EDT2013-07-19 03:19:10 GMT
    Supporters of Bob Filner rallied around the embattled San Diego mayor Thursday. 
    Supporters of Bob Filner rallied around the embattled San Diego mayor Thursday. 
  • Filner set to speak at rape survivors' event next month

    Filner set to speak at rape survivors' event next month

    Wednesday, July 17 2013 10:26 AM EDT2013-07-17 14:26:57 GMT
    Wednesday, July 17 2013 6:23 PM EDT2013-07-17 22:23:43 GMT
    Mayor Bob Filner is set to be the keynote speaker at an event benefiting victims of sexual assault in the military next month. 
    Mayor Bob Filner is set to be the keynote speaker at an event benefiting victims of sexual assault in the military next month. 
  • City attorney's awkward role if sexual harassment claim is filed

    City attorney's awkward role if sexual harassment claim is filed

    Tuesday, July 16 2013 10:14 PM EDT2013-07-17 02:14:59 GMT
    Tuesday, July 16 2013 10:15 PM EDT2013-07-17 02:15:00 GMT
    It's no secret Mayor Bob Filner and City Attorney Jan Goldsmith have a fractured relationship. But if formal sexual harassment claims are filed against the mayor, the two will be forced to work together. 
    It's no secret Mayor Bob Filner and City Attorney Jan Goldsmith have a fractured relationship. But if formal sexual harassment claims are filed against the mayor, the two will be forced to work together. 
  • Gloria: Filner 'no longer capable' of leading as mayor

    Gloria: Filner 'no longer capable' of leading as mayor

    Tuesday, July 16 2013 8:22 PM EDT2013-07-17 00:22:27 GMT
    Tuesday, July 16 2013 8:56 PM EDT2013-07-17 00:56:05 GMT
    City Council President Todd Gloria Tuesday reiterated his demand that San Diego Mayor Bob Filner resign in light of sexual harassment allegations. 
    City Council President Todd Gloria Tuesday reiterated his demand that San Diego Mayor Bob Filner resign in light of sexual harassment allegations. 
  • Mayor Filner talks to News 8 about sexual harassment allegations

    Mayor Filner talks to News 8 about sexual harassment allegations

    Monday, July 15 2013 9:21 AM EDT2013-07-15 13:21:14 GMT
    Monday, July 15 2013 10:01 PM EDT2013-07-16 02:01:03 GMT
    Embattled Mayor Bob Filner told News 8 Monday he's not going to resign, hours after three former supporters told the media specific details about the sexual harassment allegations made against him. 
    Embattled Mayor Bob Filner told News 8 Monday he's not going to resign, hours after three former supporters told the media specific details about the sexual harassment allegations made against him. 
  • Former supporters to hold second news conference

    Former supporters to hold second news conference

    Sunday, July 14 2013 9:22 PM EDT2013-07-15 01:22:24 GMT
    Sunday, July 14 2013 9:22 PM EDT2013-07-15 01:22:24 GMT
    We could learn new details Monday morning about the sexual harassment allegations against Mayor Bob Filner. 
    We could learn new details Monday morning about the sexual harassment allegations against Mayor Bob Filner. 
  • Man creates Facebook page calling for Filner recall

    Man creates Facebook page calling for Filner recall

    Sunday, July 14 2013 2:53 PM EDT2013-07-14 18:53:31 GMT
    Sunday, July 14 2013 2:53 PM EDT2013-07-14 18:53:31 GMT
    Michael Pallamary is no stranger to Bob Filner. The professional land surveyor led the successful recall of City Councilwoman Linda Bernhardt in 1991. 
    Michael Pallamary is no stranger to Bob Filner. The professional land surveyor led the successful recall of City Councilwoman Linda Bernhardt in 1991. 
  • Filner: 'Independent investigation will support my innocence'

    Filner: 'Independent investigation will support my innocence'

    Saturday, July 13 2013 3:54 PM EDT2013-07-13 19:54:26 GMT
    Saturday, July 13 2013 8:19 PM EDT2013-07-14 00:19:37 GMT
    San Diego Mayor Bob Filner has outlined the city's process for an independent review and investigation, which he said would support his claim of innocence of the sexual harassment allegations made against him. 
    San Diego Mayor Bob Filner has outlined the city's process for an independent review and investigation, which he said would support his claim of innocence of the sexual harassment allegations made against him. 
  • Mayor's chief of staff Vince Hall resigns

    Mayor's chief of staff Vince Hall resigns

    Friday, July 12 2013 9:00 AM EDT2013-07-12 13:00:35 GMT
    Friday, July 12 2013 10:49 PM EDT2013-07-13 02:49:34 GMT
    Mayor Bob Filner's chief of staff stepped down Friday, shortly after three prominent San Diego-area elected officials joined the growing list of those calling for the mayor's resignation
     
    Mayor Bob Filner's chief of staff stepped down Friday, shortly after three prominent San Diego-area elected officials joined the growing list of those calling for the mayor's resignation amid allegations of sexual harassment. 
  • Reaction to Mayor Filner's apology

    Reaction to Mayor Filner's apology

    Thursday, July 11 2013 9:50 PM EDT2013-07-12 01:50:08 GMT
    Thursday, July 11 2013 10:01 PM EDT2013-07-12 02:01:59 GMT
    Local officials weighed in Thursday following calls for Mayor Bob Filner to step down amid sexual harassment allegations, and the apology he subsequently made admitting he had failed to respect women
     
    Local officials weighed in Thursday following calls for Mayor Bob Filner to step down amid sexual harassment allegations, and the apology he subsequently made admitting he had failed to respect women and had "diminished the office" of mayor. 
  • Mayor Filner: 'I must and will change my behavior'

    Mayor Filner: 'I must and will change my behavior'

    Thursday, July 11 2013 9:59 AM EDT2013-07-11 13:59:15 GMT
    Thursday, July 11 2013 10:01 PM EDT2013-07-12 02:01:16 GMT
    The mayor of San Diego apologized for his behavior Thursday after a prominent former supporter accused him of sexually harassing women and urged him to resign as leader of the nation's eighth-largest city. 
    The mayor of San Diego apologized for his behavior Thursday after a prominent former supporter accused him of sexually harassing women and urged him to resign as leader of the nation's eighth-largest city. 
  • The downfall of San Diego Mayor Bob Filner

    The downfall of San Diego Mayor Bob Filner

    Thursday, July 11 2013 3:43 PM EDT2013-07-11 19:43:19 GMT
    Thursday, July 11 2013 3:59 PM EDT2013-07-11 19:59:06 GMT
    From a rocky relationship with the city attorney to who paid for a trip to Paris, Mayor Bob Filner's time in office has been full of controversy. 
    From a rocky relationship with the city attorney to who paid for a trip to Paris, Mayor Bob Filner's time in office has been full of controversy. 
  • Mayor Filner's fiancee calls off engagement

    Mayor Filner's fiancee calls off engagement

    Monday, July 8 2013 8:53 PM EDT2013-07-09 00:53:30 GMT
    Monday, July 8 2013 9:02 PM EDT2013-07-09 01:02:40 GMT
    San Diego Mayor Bob Filner and his fiancee, Bronwyn Ingram, called off their engagement, it was announced Monday. 
    San Diego Mayor Bob Filner and his fiancee, Bronwyn Ingram, called off their engagement, it was announced Monday. 
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