City officials said Friday that San Diego Mayor Bob Filner (D) has signed a letter of resignation pending the city council’s approval of a settlement proposal in a sexual harassment suit filed against the mayor, the Los Angeles Times reported.
The city council is scheduled to review the proposal in a closed-door meeting at 1 p.m. PST.
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