Daily Archives: July 22, 2013

Gloria Allred to file harassment suit against Filner

Gloria Allred to file harassment suit against Filner


[trib_ndn vid=24964023]SAN DIEGO — Attorney Gloria Allred will hold a news conference Monday with a client who alleges that San Diego Mayor Bob Filner sexually harassed her.

GloriaAllredAllred is expected to announce that her client, a San Diego city employee, will file a lawsuit against the mayor and the city.

Allred said her client will reveal her identity and describe the alleged harassment at a news conference at 12:30 p.m. The news conference will be broadcast live on Fox 5 and fox5sandiego.com.

Two constituents and a city of San Diego employee have anonymously accused the mayor of various forms of sexual harassment, including forced kissing and groping, according to  former Councilwoman Donna Frye and lawyers Cory Briggs and Marco Gonzalez.

Filner initially apologized and acknowledged he had a problem, but later demanded an investigation and his due process rights. The mayor’s supporters contend that none of the women have spoken…

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AM Briefing from Bowlersdesk.com for July 22, 2013


Yet another press conference about San Diego Mayor Bob Filner is set for today. Two of San Diego’s most important councilmen are holding a joint press conference about the Mayor and the controversy surrounding him. Prominent Democrat and former councilwoman Donna Frye of accused the Mayor of sexual harassment and demanded he step down. Filner a Democrat himself admitted to wrong doing and said he was changing his ways … but refused to step down. San Diego City Council President Todd Gloria and Councilman Kevin Faulconer will make a statement about the how the city is being governed. Both Gloria a Democrat and Faulconer a Republican are calling for Filner’s resignation. They will be in the plaza at San Diego’s Civic Center at noon.

This afternoon at 1:30 Keith Allen Barton is scheduled to be arraigned in San Diego’s downtown courthouse at 1:30 PM. He is accused of pretending to be a doctor and promising people he could cure diseases like cancer and HIV.

And early this afternoon at 11:30 holocaust survivors Max and Rose Schindler are talking will students in El Cajon. The students are in a special summer program that helps low income and immigrant kids. The Schindlers are visiting with the kids because in two days the whole class will take a trip to the Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles.

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