Former San Diego Mayor
Under the agreement expected to be approved by a judge, Filner, 71, faces three months of home confinement, a reduction in his city pension, mandatory mental health counseling and a ban on seeking public office.
A probation report is to describe Filner as a hard-driving perfectionist with an abrasive manner and a patronizing, retrograde attitude toward women who, under the pressure of being a "strong mayor" and after giving up on his mood-stabilizing medication, engaged in boorish, assaultive behavior for which he is now deeply apologetic and admits he needs therapy.
Regardless of what Filner does, acting Mayor Todd Gloria said he does not believe the sentencing will cause much of a stir at City Hall.
"We've moved on," he said. "I don't anticipate watching anything [on television] or minding my