Filner recall campaign kicks off Sunday

Filner recall campaign kicks off Sunday

Recall FilnerSAN DIEGO — Organizers of the campaign to recall San Diego Mayor Bob Filner announced their schedule of events for Sunday, the first day they can begin gathering signatures.

Volunteers will begin circulating petitions at the finish line of the America’s Finest City Half-Marathon in Balboa Park Sunday morning, recall organizers said. The race is set to begin at the Cabrillo National Monument at 7 a.m. and wind its way through city streets to the finish in the Pan American Plaza.

A kickoff event will be held at the Town & Country Resort, Pacific Ballroom, from 1 to 4 p.m. to meet volunteers and hand out petitions.

A march and rally is set for 2 p.m. at Civic Center Plaza. Marchers are encouraged to wear white T-shirts bearing their own respectful slogans, and ride the trolley to avoid parking hassles, organizers said.

“This march is for the people to send…

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