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California Pays Off $15 Billion In Costly Debt From 2004

California is set to make its final payment on $15 billion in costly borrowing championed a decade ago by then-Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger.


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Schwarzenegger’s Son Hospitalized After Serious Surfing Accident

The 13-year-old son of Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver is reported to be hospitalized Friday, recovering from a serious surfing accident last weekend in Malibu.

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Maria Shriver Files For Divorce From Arnold Schwarzenegger

Maria Shriver filed for divorce Friday from husband Arnold Schwarzenegger.

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California Ethics Board Won’t Probe Schwarzenegger Affair

California’s ethics commission has rejected a request by L.A. Democrats to investigate whether former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger violated state laws during his affair with a housekeeper.


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Schwarzenegger Puts Acting Career On Hold

Arnold Schwarzenegger has asked his talent agency to put all of his pending entertainment projects on hold as he focuses on his personal life.


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Schwarzenegger Reduces Sentence For Esteban Nunez

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has commuted the manslaughter sentence of Esteban Nunez, the son of former Assembly Speaker Fabian Nunez.

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Governor: Parole For OC Dentist Poses Public Risk

A Costa Mesa dentist convicted in 1983 of murder for accidentally killing three patients by over-medication won’t be going home after all.


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Brown Mum On Temporary Tax Hike Rumors

Reports suggest Brown may hope to succeed where Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger tried and failed: extend tax increases in order to cut the $28 billion budget gap.


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Schwarzenegger Departs Without Major Budget Reform

In calling California lawmakers back for an eighth special session in seven years, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger said the next governor will inherit a budget mess “just like I did the first year when I came into office.”



Schwarzenegger Leaves Mixed Legacy In California

Arnold Schwarzenegger landed in the governor’s office after announcing his upstart bid on late night TV and railing against government spending during raucous campaign rallies.

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State To Probe Fraud In Compton Charter School Push

The governor wants the state attorney general to investigate alleged misconduct in the establishment of a charter school in Compton.


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Betty White, Facebook Founder Inducted Into California Hall Of Fame

Actress Betty White, former Secretary of State George Shultz, painter Wayne Thiebaud and Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg are the latest to join California’s Hall of Fame.


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Woodland Hills Charter School Renamed For Schwarzenegger

A combination elementary and middle school in the San Fernando Valley has named its expanded campus after outgoing Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger.


California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger speaks during the reopening of Universal Studios' backlot on May 27, 2010, in Universal City, Calif.  (Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Arnold Rallies Against Prop. 27 At LA City Hall

Prop. 27, which would eliminate the state panel responsible for redistricting, has found perhaps its most prominent opponent yet in Gov. Schwarzenegger.


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State Budget Relies On Creative Accounting

Lawmakers are getting their first look at a proposed budget agreement that attempts to close California’s $19 billion deficit with some spending cuts and a large dose of creative accounting.