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The Filner Files

From the allegations to his house arrest, a comprehensive guide to the sexual harassment claims that led to resignation of San Diego's former Mayor Bob Filner.

The Investigation

View this special feature that recaps the KPBS News investigation into sexual harassment allegations during the summer of 2013 against Mayor Bob Filner, who later resigned.

Latest Headlines

Ex-Mayor Filner Completes 90 Days Of House Arrest

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Disgraced former San Diego Mayor Bob Filner on Monday was free to leave his downtown residential building for the first time in three months, having completed 90 days of house arrest.

4/7/14Read more

City OKs $250K Settlement

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The City Council approved a $250,000 outlay to settle a sexual harassment lawsuit filed by ex-Mayor Bob Filner's former communications director.

2/10/14Read more

Filner Gets 3 Years' Probation

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Former San Diego Mayor Bob Filner was placed on probation for three years after pleading guilty in October to one felony count of false imprisonment and two misdemeanor counts of battery.

12/9/13Read more

How It All Began

Supporters Ask Filner To Resign

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Three staunch supporters of Mayor Bob Filner publicly urged him to step down from his post in response to sexual harassment allegations from "numerous" women.

7/10/13Read more

Four More Women Accuse Filner

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Four prominent San Diego women came forth today accusing Mayor Bob Filner of unwanted sexual advances.

7/25/13Read more

Former Staffer Sues Filner

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Irene McCormack Jackson, former communications director for San Diego Mayor Bob Filner, sues mayor for sexual harassment.

7/22/13Read more

Calls For Filner To Step Down

San Diego Democrats Call For Filner To Resign

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On a day when four more prominent San Diego women accused Bob Filner of sexual harassment, the San Diego County Democratic Party today voted for him to resign.

7/25/13Read more

Filner Must Resign, Women Vets Say

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Saying that “ours was the wrong group to choose,” the leader of the National Women’s Veterans Association today launched a campaign to force Mayor Bob Filner to resign.

8/7/13Read more

Effort To Recall Mayor Filner Officially Launches

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The effort to recall embattled San Diego Mayor Bob Filner officially kicked off today, as petitions were circulated at midnight and volunteers worked at three daytime civic events, capped by a Freedom From Filner rally attended by more than 300 supporters in front of City Hall.

8/18/13Read more

'The Monster Within'

Tease photo: Second Filner Harassment Settlement Will Include Apology From City

Second Settlement Includes Apology

The city of San Diego has resolved a legal claim by a female employee who alleged sexual harassment by former Mayor Bob Filner.

2/20/14Read more

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Bob Filner And The Monster Within

How Bob Filner managed to alienate so many people in a long political career and cause even his staunchest supporters to turn against him.

8/23/13Read more

Filner Resigns

San Diego Mayor Bob Filner resigned on Friday, August 23, 2013 amid accusations of sexual harassment from 18 women.

Timeline Of The Events

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What Happened When

An interactive timeline following the allegations since the beginning

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