Tag: Arnold Schwarzenegger
An increasing percentage of murderers serving life sentences are being paroled.
State conflict-of-interest law allows legislators to vote on measures affecting the fields they work in.
Former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger hosted an immigration reform event featuring U.S. Sens. John McCain and Michael Bennet, co-authors of a bipartisan immigration reform bill. A webcast was scheduled to start at 10 a.m., and continue until 1:30 p.m. It got underway at 10:25 a.m. Former U.S. Commerce Secretary Carlos Gutierrez and USC professor Dowell […]
Gore Vidal — author, political candidate, liberal icon, raconteur, intellectual wise-ass — died yesterday evening at his home in Los Angeles. Not sure how long AP’s been working on the obit, but they’ve got a massive one here. In 2006, Vidal made an appearance at City Arts & Lectures at the Herbst Theatre in San […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — After the 2001 terrorist attacks, California lawmakers sought a way to channel the patriotic fervor and use it to help victims’ families and law enforcement. Their answer: specialty memorial license plates emblazoned with the words, “We Will Never Forget.” Part of the money raised through the sale of the plates was […]
Recall the recall for a moment, if you would. You know, the 2003 special election that asked voters two questions: 1) Shall Gray Davis be recalled (removed) from the office of Governor? 2) Candidates to succeed Gray Davis as Governor if he is recalled: Which was followed by a list of candidates that included Arnold […]
When news of Arnold Schwarzenegger’s out-of-wedlock child broke, emergency all-hands-on-deck texts, phone calls and smoke signals via chomped-on cigars probably went out to late-night comedy staffs as fast as possible. The world “field day” comes to mind. Clips from Leno, Conan, and The Daily Show, followed by editorial cartoons from around the U.S.:
Yesterday morning, as news of Arnold Schwarzenegger’s love child crowded out reports on gang injunctions, PG&E pipe replacement, and the state budget, we asked the question: Is News of Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Out-of-Wedlock Child a Legitimate News Story? Readers responded both in this blog’s comments section and on our Facebook page. KQED News Online Community Engagement […]
Doing our Morning Splash post this morning, I was confronted with one of those journalistic quandaries that comes up whenever a story presents itself you know the public is ready, willing, and able to devour like seven-layer chocolate cake, but which seems to have negligible value in terms of adding to the public discourse. In […]