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  • San Diego settles sexual harassment suit against ex-mayor Bob Filner

    February 2, 2016 | 9:52 pm

    San Diego on Tuesday agreed to pay $667,000 to settle a sexual harassment lawsuit against former Mayor Bob Filner.

    The suit filed by Benelia Santos-Hunter, who had worked as the mayor's executive assistant, described more than two dozen incidents in which Filner allegedly grabbed her buttocks, asked to hug and kiss her and tried to touch her breasts.

    Read more at Los Angeles Times.

  • Ex-mayor Filner pleads guilty in sexual harassment case

    October 15, 2013 | 11:24 am

    Former San Diego Mayor Bob Filner plead guilty in a sexual harassment case brought against him by three women.

    Filner was charged on Tuesday in San Diego County Superior Court with a felony count of “false imprisonment by violence, fraud, menace and deceit,” and two misdemeanor...

  • San Diego mayor has signed letter of resignation, report says

    August 23, 2013 | 11:36 am

    The mayor of San Diego, facing a sexual harassment lawsuit and a slew of allegations of inappropriate behavior toward women, has signed a letter of resignation, the Los Angeles Times reported on Friday.

    The resignation of Mayor Bob Filner could not immediately be confirmed by...

  • Hooters to Bob Filner: Respect women

    August 14, 2013 | 2:48 pm

    Hooters restaurants all around San Diego have banned disgraced mayor Bob Filner from their premises.

    Apparently Filner’s alleged tendency to invite his female subordinates to work without their panties was too much for the restaurant chain that invites (requires?) its waitresses...

  • House members urge Obama to advance 2-state solution

    April 12, 2012 | 7:41 am

    A J Street-backed letter from 74 Congressional lawmakers urged President Obama to reaffirm support for a two-state solution in the Middle East.

    The members of the U.S. House of Representatives, all Democrats, signed on to what was the key agenda item during J Street’s advocacy...

  • Local Jews Win, Mostly

    By Mike Levy

    November 7, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    While Republicans swept in the national elections, with the GOP reclaiming the Senate and retaining their majority in the house, in California, Democrats made a strong showing, winning every statewide office.

    In Southern California, Jewish candidates overwhelmed in the local races....