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Behind California’s Dramatic Increase in Lifers Freed from Prisons

May 15, 2014 | 5:15 am

Behind California’s Dramatic Increase in Lifers Freed from Prisons

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An increasing percentage of murderers serving life sentences are being paroled.

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Four in 10 California Lawmakers Get Outside Income

April 14, 2014 | 5:50 am

Four in 10 California Lawmakers Get Outside Income

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State conflict-of-interest law allows legislators to vote on measures affecting the fields they work in.

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Schwarzenegger Hosts McCain, Bennet, Fox in Immigration Forum

April 30, 2013 | 9:53 am

Schwarzenegger Hosts McCain, Bennet, Fox in Immigration Forum

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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 […]

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Gore Vidal on Jerry Brown at City Arts & Lectures

August 1, 2012 | 12:33 pm

Gore Vidal on Jerry Brown at City Arts & Lectures

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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 […]

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May 29, 2012 | 11:25 am

AP: Schwarzenegger, Brown Used 9/11 Funds to Plug Deficits

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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 […]

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September 20, 2011 | 9:19 am

Watch Live: UN Forum on Climate Change

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Arnold Schwarzennegger is scheduled to discuss climate change at the UN Private Sector Forum at 9:15 a.m. Watch live below or on Channel 5 here.

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Audio: Democratic Treasurer Bill Lockyer on Why He Voted for Arnold Schwarzennegger

July 14, 2011 | 4:45 pm

Audio: Democratic Treasurer Bill Lockyer on Why He Voted for Arnold Schwarzennegger

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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 […]

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May 19, 2011 | 10:05 am

L’Affaire Schwarzenegger: The Jokes

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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.:

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Readers Respond: Is News of Arnold’s Out-of-Wedlock Child a Legitimate News Story?

May 18, 2011 | 11:56 am

Readers Respond: Is News of Arnold’s Out-of-Wedlock Child a Legitimate News Story?

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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 […]

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Is Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Out-of-Wedlock Child a Legitimate News Story?

May 17, 2011 | 10:09 am

Is Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Out-of-Wedlock Child a Legitimate News Story?

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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 […]

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