And he still faces a civil lawsuit.
He won't face any jail time though.
The embattled mayor, who is facing accusations of sexual harassment from more than a dozen women, blamed a "lynch mob" of politicians and media interests for his ouster.
Details of an agreement with the city may not come until Friday.
Now will he resign?
While rumors whirl of a resignation, a recall effort is under way for the embattled San Diego mayor.
What the San Diego mayoral scandal says about the challenge of stopping a politician harassing women who don't work for him and don't know where to report him.
What began with the complaints of three women against the San Diego mayor has snowballed into allegations of crude come-ons from more than a dozen.
Because they never offered him sexual harassment training, obviously.
But will it be enough to quell demands that he step down?