Sexual harassment

San Diego Mayor Bob Filner speaks after agreeing to resign at a city council meeting Friday, Aug. 23, 2013, in San Diego. Filner agreed to resign on Aug. 30, bowing to enormous pressure after lurid sexual harassment allegations brought by at least 17 women eroded his support after just nine months on the job. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Ex-San Diego mayor sentenced for harassment

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Bob Filner has been sentenced to three months of home confinement and three years of probation for harassing women while he was mayor of San Diego. The former 10-term congressman learned […]

12/09/2013

San Diego Mayor Bob Filner speaks after agreeing to resign at a city council meeting Friday, Aug. 23, 2013, in San Diego. Filner agreed to resign on Aug. 30, bowing to enormous pressure after lurid sexual harassment allegations brought by at least 17 women eroded his support after just nine months on the job. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Former San Diego mayor booked into jail, released

SAN DIEGO (AP) – Former San Diego Mayor Bob Filner was booked into jail and then released on charges of false imprisonment and battery. San Diego County Sheriff’s Lt. Dave Schaller says Filner arrived just […]

10/19/2013

San Diego Mayor Bob Filner speaks after agreeing to resign at a city council meeting Friday, Aug. 23, 2013, in San Diego. Filner agreed to resign on Aug. 30, bowing to enormous pressure after lurid sexual harassment allegations brought by at least 17 women eroded his support after just nine months on the job. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Bob Filner pleads guilty to 3 crimes

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Former San Diego Mayor Bob Filner has pleaded guilty to felony false imprisonment and two misdemeanor counts of battery. The plea came Tuesday in Superior Court, weeks after Filner was forced […]

10/15/2013

San Diego Mayor Bob Filner  (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Lawyer: San Diego mayor in settlement talks

SAN DIEGO (AP) — An attorney for a woman suing San Diego’s embattled mayor for sexual harassment said Monday the two sides are in settlement talks but declined to say whether a possible resignation was […]

08/19/2013

San Diego Mayor Bob Filner pauses as he speaks during a news conference at city hall Friday, July 26, 2013, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

SD may seek restraining order against Filner

SAN DIEGO (AP) – 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. […]

08/17/2013

San Diego Mayor Bob Filner apologizes for his behavior in this frame from a video produced by the city of San Diego Thursday, July 11, 2013. (AP Photo/City of San Diego)

San Diego mayor challenges recall effort

SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego Mayor Bob Filner is challenging a recall effort by touting progress the city has made during his term — an indication that he has no intention of resigning. Filner, […]

08/13/2013

Celebrity Chef Paula Deen (AP Photo)

Race-based claims thrown out in Paula Deen lawsuit

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A federal judge Monday threw out race discrimination claims by a former Savannah restaurant manager whose lawsuit against Paula Deen has already cost the celebrity cook a valuable chunk of her […]

08/12/2013

Bob Filner, San Diego Mayor. (AP Photo)

San Diego mayor apologizes amid harassment claims

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The mayor of San Diego is apologizing for his behavior after a prominent former supporter accused him of sexually harassing women and urged him to resign. Mayor Bob Filner said he […]

07/12/2013

Students to challenge ‘twerking’ video suspensions

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Some of the dozens of students suspended for making a suggestive “twerking” video at a San Diego high school are challenging their punishment. Thirty-one students, mostly girls, were suspended from Scripps […]

05/07/2013

Ex-police cadet sues Irwindale, claims harassment

IRWINDALE, Calif. (AP) — A former Irwindale police cadet claims she was sexually harassed by a lieutenant and forced to quit the department. The Los Angeles Times says Alma Chavez sued the Los Angeles-area suburb last month.

01/04/2013

Mt. Sac and athletic staff members sued for sexual harassment

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Mt. San Antonio College and members of its athletics staff are being sued by seven members of the women’s track team, who allege they were sexually harassed for a year and […]

10/01/2012

Panda Express sued for sexual harassment

KAPAA, Hawaii (AP) – A federal agency claims teenage girls working at a Panda Express restaurant on Kauai were groped and demeaned. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s federal lawsuit alleges sexual harassment on behalf […]

09/27/2012