Arnold Schwarzenegger

This March 11, 2012 file photo provided by the California Department of Corrections shows Sara Kruzan. (AP Photo/California Department of Corrections, File)

Jerry Brown allows freedom to woman who killed pimp

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Southern California woman who received a life sentence as a teenager for killing her former pimp will be allowed to go free after Gov. Jerry Brown decided against blocking a […]

10/28/2013

Sample California driver's license.

Jerry Brown gives immigrants licenses

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill Thursday adding California to the growing list of states allowing immigrants in the country illegally to obtain driver licenses. Immigrant advocates have long lobbied for […]

10/03/2013

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Firefighters facing another tough day in Idaho, other states

HAILEY, Idaho (AP) – Fire crews on Saturday faced another challenging day battling a rapidly growing wildfire burning closer to two posh, central Idaho resort communities, while other fires raged on in the West. In […]

08/17/2013

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Calif. families want chance at 9/11 scholarships

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Many of the relatives of Californians killed in the Sept. 11 attacks say they never knew that millions of dollars were raised in their name for college scholarships. Now lawmakers want to give them another chance to apply for the money.

04/24/2013

Arnold Schwarzenegger flexes for crowd while promoting movie "Pumping Iron", Cannes, France, (AP Photo, 1977)

Joe Weider, fitness mentor to Schwarzenegger, dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Joe Weider, a legendary figure in bodybuilding who helped popularize the sport worldwide and played a key role in introducing a charismatic young weightlifter named Arnold Schwarzenegger to the world, died Saturday at age 93.

03/24/2013

Report: Furloughs increase Calif’s long-term costs

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The state employee furloughs started under Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger greatly increased the cash-out liabilities owed by California taxpayers when those workers leave government service.

03/14/2013

Feds investigate leak of first lady’s credit info

LOS ANGELES (AP) — First lady Michelle Obama is the latest public figure to have her Social Security number and credit report leaked online by a website posting private data on celebrities and government officials.

03/12/2013

Arnold Schwarzenegger

Schwarzenegger to be executive editor of magazines

LOS ANGELES (AP) — He was the Terminator, then a governor, and now Arnold Schwarzenegger is an editor. The Los Angeles Times reports Schwarzenegger has been named executive editor of Muscle & Fitness and Flex magazines.

03/04/2013

Bruce Davis, former Manson family member convicted of murder. (Photo: California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation/AP)

Governor denies parole to ex-Manson follower

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown reversed a parole board and denied the release of a former Charles Manson follower who has served more than 40 years in prison. The board had recently approved the release but left the final decision to the governor.

03/01/2013

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Brown allows parole for killers at higher rate

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown continues to allow convicted murderers to be paroled from California prisons at a much higher rate than his predecessors.

02/15/2013

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Readers sue Armstrong over drug-use denial in books

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Readers of Lance Armstrong’s two books detailing his cycling accomplishments are suing the disgraced athlete and his publishers because of his denials of drug use.

01/24/2013

Jessica Chastain in scene from movie "Zero Dark Thirty" (Photo: Columbia Pictures/AP)

Chastain bests Arnold, Wahlberg at box office

NEW YORK (AP) — Jessica Chastain easily outmuscled Arnold Schwarzenegger and Mark Wahlberg over the weekend, topping the North American box office with her supernatural horror film “Mama.”

01/21/2013

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