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Tag: Arnold Schwarzenegger

May 9, 2011 | 9:57 pm

Schwarzenegger, Shriver Announce Separation

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Former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and wife Maria Shriver announced this evening they have separated after 25 years of marriage. The Los Angeles Times has the story: Former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and his wife, Maria Shriver, have separated, with Shriver moving out of their Brentwood mansion while the two determine the next step in their 25-year […]

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April 4, 2011 | 2:23 pm

A Sneak Peek at ‘The Governator’

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Here’s a first look at former California governor, Arnold Schwarzenegger’s, new animated TV show and comic, called — what else? — “The Governator.” In his new role, Schwarzenegger merges his experience as a former action hero and politician to fight crime without the pesky constraints of the law, state legislators or budget deficits. Schwarzenegger is […]

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Watch Wednesday’s Jerry Brown Press Conference

February 9, 2011 | 2:10 pm

Watch Wednesday’s Jerry Brown Press Conference

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Governor Jerry Brown announced today that he was cancelling the sale of state buildings that had been engineered by former Governor Schwarzenegger and approved by the legislature. Watch The California Channel’s archive of the press conference, in which Brown answered questions on other topics related to the state budget battle. Related: Identities of Investors in […]

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January 12, 2011 | 6:18 pm

Blog Beat: What Was There Before Doggie Diner?; Bikini Barista Coffee Shack; “Arnold’s Exit Reeks”

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Before there was the Doggie Diner, there was Fat Boy Barbecue, says The Ocean Beach Bulletin. Cole Valley Alley clears up the mystery of the cobble-stone semi-circles at Frederick and Shrader and 13th and Folsom. Tri-City Beat reports on Fremont’s Bikini Barista coffee shop. Calbuzz doesn’t like Arnold Schwarzenegger, apparently. In a post titled “Arnold’s […]

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December 31, 2010 | 10:00 am

So Long Arnold

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He came, he saw, he didn’t quite conquer. But he was kind of fun. Wasn’t he? The LA Times has a retrospective, including an interview with the man himself, captured on video. Here’s a photo slideshow capturing some of Schwarzenegger’s time in office, put together by KQED News producer Lisa Pickoff-White:

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Exit the Governator, Looking Smaller Than Life

December 28, 2010 | 3:43 pm

Exit the Governator, Looking Smaller Than Life

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The movie Junior aside, Arnold Schwarzenegger had never failed at anything he attempted between the time he won the Mr. Universe title in 1967 and his election as California governor in 2003. So the man can probably be forgiven for any belief he had that transforming the state’s highly dysfunctional budget process into political and […]

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November 16, 2010 | 2:40 pm

Watch Schwarzenegger at Climate Summit

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The Governor’s Global Climate Summit is over. Watch a closing interview with Arnold Schwarzenegger here. KQED’s Gretchen Weber tweeted live from the conference. Here’s her Climate Watch blog post from Monday describing the event. Related: Exploring California’s Proposed Climate Change Rules and the Defeat of Prop 23

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October 20, 2010 | 11:40 am

Brown Ad Highlights Whitman-Schwarzenegger Sound Bite Parallels

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A new Jerry Brown ad is making the case that Arnold will be back–in the form of Meg Whitman. The spot, which went statewide yesterday, has been viewed almost 43,000 times on YouTube. In true “Daily Show” fashion, the ad cross-cuts between Arnold Schwarzenegger and Meg Whitman making the same statements. What with Schwarzenegger’s job […]

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