Steve Erie

University of California at San Diego

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Professor of Political Science at the University of California at San Diego and Director of its Urban Studies and Planning Program; author of four books, including Paradise Plundered: Fiscal Crisis and Governance Failures in San Diego

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"Bob is stubborn and he likes to fight." That's what one political consultant says about San Diego Mayor Bob Filner.

San Diego Mayor Bob Filner Not Leaving Anytime Soon

"Bob is stubborn and he likes to fight." That's what one political consultant says about San Diego Mayor Bob Filner.

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Eight women have now come forward to report sexual harassment by San Diego's new, Democratic Mayor, Bob Filner.

San Diego Plot Thickens as City Council Fights Mayor's Legal Fees

Eight women have now come forward to report sexual harassment by San Diego's new, Democratic Mayor, Bob Filner.

from Which Way, L.A.?

Bob Filner left Congress to win election last November as San Diego's first Democratic Mayor in 20 years.

San Diego Mayor Bob Filner in Hot Water

Bob Filner left Congress to win election last November as San Diego's first Democratic Mayor in 20 years.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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