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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

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.

City OKs $250K Settlement

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

Filner Gets 3 Years' Probation

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.

How It All Began

Supporters Ask Filner To Resign

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.

Four More Women Accuse Filner

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

Former Staffer Sues Filner

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

Calls For Filner To Step Down

San Diego Democrats Call For Filner To Resign

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.

Filner Must Resign, Women Vets Say

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.

Effort To Recall Mayor Filner Officially Launches

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.

'The Monster Within'

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.

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.

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

Tease photo: What Happened When

What Happened When

An interactive timeline following the allegations since the beginning