Daily Archives: August 2, 2013

AM Briefing from Bowlersdesk.com for August 2, 2013

Several developments in fallout from San Diego Mayor Bob Filner’s sexual harassment accusations. San Diego Regional Economic Development Corporation is calling for Filner to step down immediately. Along with San Diego’s previous mayor Jerry Sanders … Sanders is now head of the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce. Then the deputy mayor of Escondido … a city in North Eastern San Diego County … describes a bazar encounter with Filner … According to Olga Diaz Mayor Filner walked up to her asked if she was married or had a boyfriend and when she said she was married she says he asked her what her husband did for living Diaz says that she told the Mayor her husband is a cop and then the Mayor walked away with saying anything else.

And finality according to a KSWB FOX 5 San Diego report a Marilyn Monroe impersonator hired to sing at a fundraiser accuses the mayor of grabbing her rear. In the report by Jamie Chambers she describes how the mayor grabbed her tightly sliding his hand down her arm then he “did a little grab”

In other news

This morning at 10:00 the County Board of Supervisors Chairman Greg Cox and Agricultural Commissioner Ha Dang, and Julie Walker President of the San Diego County Farm Bureau (Yes we have a county farm bureau) are giving the annual crop report.

Then this afternoon at 2:30 San Diego’s Unified School District is holding its summer commencement for high school’ers that were unable to walk in their graduation in June

And tonight at 7:30 the San Diego Symphony Summer Pops starts a two-night series of show in honor of the music from Broadway.

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9th woman accuses Filner of sexual harassment

9th woman accuses Filner of sexual harassment


[trib_ndn vid=24991330]SAN DIEGO — A ninth woman stepped forward Thursday accusing San Diego Mayor Bob Filner of sexual harassment.

Emily Gilbert told Fox 5 that she met the mayor at a fundraiser just days after Filner took office in December.  Gilbert, who works as a Marilyn Monroe impersonator, was hired to sing at a fundraising event.

“He grabbed me a little too tight, then proceeded to slide his hand down my arm and then did a little grab on my derriere,” Gilbert said. “I didn’t want to make a scene. There were kids around.”

She tried to laugh it off but was embarrassed by the crude behavior.

When Gilbert’s husband found out, he was livid but felt helpless.

“What was I going to do? He’s the mayor,” said Jason Gilbert, a former major in the Marines. “We don’t want any money, but we think the mayor should make a donation…

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