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Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger

Schwarzenegger's "Anti-Labor" Agenda

latimes.com | Shane Goldmacher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has put organized labor squarely in his cross-hairs in 2010, opening a fight that will largely determine the shape of his f...

Schwarzenegger: Send Prisoners To Mexico

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger floated a different approach to trimming down California's bloated prison budget on Monday: pay Mexico to build new prisons...

Schwarzenegger: Martha Coakley Shouldn't Have Tried To Assume The Kennedy Legacy

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, in Washington seeking more federal aid for California to help deal with state's budget crisis, said today that Massachuset...

Governor Schwarzenegger's Plan for Prisons Ignores Racial History

Michelle Alexander | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Michelle Alexander

Some might argue that the racial history doesn't matter now, so long as the tide has begun to turn. The problem, though, is that if we fail to reckon with our history, we will be doomed to repeat it.

Splattered by Golden Globs: Preening in the Rain

Tallulah Morehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tallulah Morehead

Robert Downey Jr. won the award for Best Actor in a Movie Abomination for pretending to play Sherlock Holmes. These awards really are meaningless. He shouldn't be rewarded for that film; he should be punished.

Class Size Reduction Funds Slashed In CA Budget

California Watch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

For the first time since the program began 14 years ago, a California governor is planning on spending significantly less on California's popular, but...

Schwarzenegger Signs Major school-reform package

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has signed into law sweeping education reforms that will let California compete for up to $700 m...

Schwarzenegger To Propose Spending $500 Million For Worker Training

latimes.com | Michael Rothfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Reporting from Sacramento - Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger today will lay out plans to spend $500 million on worker training in an effort to create 100,00...

California: Killing the Goose that Lays the Golden Eggs

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joseph A. Palermo

Scwharzenegger and the Republicans who control California's finances have concluded it's not even worth trying to compete with India and China anymore, as evidenced by the "restructuring" of the California State University system.

Schwarzenegger At Oracle OpenWorld Jokes About 'Why I'm Studly,' No 'Action' From Wife

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

*Watch video below* California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger broke the ice at the Oracle OpenWorld 2009 conference with jokes about his wife's recen...

Analyst: Schwarzenegger's Budget Overly Optimistic

AP | JUDY LIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California's nonpartisan legislative analyst says Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's proposal to close a $20 billion budget gap i...

Schwarzenegger: Congress Was 'Buying Votes' On Health Care (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In an interview airing Sunday, January 10th on NBC News' Meet the Press, California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger accused Congress of passing health ...

Lame Duck Terminator

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joseph A. Palermo

Schwarzenegger and his merry band of right-wing Republicans, who control a third of the state legislature, are intent on squeezing the last drops of blood from California's public institutions.

Arnold Schwarzenegger On Good Morning America (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

"It is nonsense to say we must talk about the economy first." These were the words of Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger talking today on Good Morning Americ...

California Lawmakers Approve Major Water Deal

AP | SAMANTHA YOUNG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and legislative leaders say their $11.1 billion water bond is an essential investment for Califo...

Maria Shriver: Schwarzenegger Calls Out Wife For Cell In Car, Promises "Swift Action"

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is calling out his wife, Maria Shriver, for apparently violating a state law he signed -- holding her c...

Environmental Groups Try To Block Parts Of California's Green Building Code

latimes.com | Margot Roosevelt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Environmental groups are mounting a last-ditch effort to derail key elements of the state's first-in-the-nation green building code -- a major initiat...

Schwarzenegger's invite To Lawmakers Draws Scrutiny

AP | JULIET WILLIAMS and JUDY LIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger invited California lawmakers to lunch Wednesday after his State of the State address, but his of...

California Watchdog: Historic Reviews Slow Stimulus

AP | TOM VERDIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Dozens of construction projects funded with federal stimulus money are being delayed in California because the office that ...

IRS files $79,000 Tax Lien Against Schwarzenegger

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Internal Revenue Service has filed a federal tax lien against Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger for nearly $80,000, public records show. The lien was fi...

In California, Small Clean-Energy Producers Get a Boost

nytimes.com | Kristina Shevory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger of California signed two bills into law on Sunday that may help the state meet its ambitious renewable energy goals and bee...

Washington Fires Back At Schwarzenegger

latimes.com | Michael Rothfeld and Richard Simon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Reporting from Washington and Sacramento - For Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, blasting the federal government for California's problems has become an oft...

Schwarzenegger Proposes Budget For 'Tough Times'

AP | JUDY LIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has warned Californians that they face more economic pain in the year ahead, and on Friday he de...

Schwarzenegger Urges Fiscal Reform In Final Year

AP | JULIET WILLIAMS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger acknowledges that more pain lies ahead for California as it confronts another massive budget deficit...

What's Next for California Education?

Tabby Biddle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tabby Biddle

Most of you have probably heard about the dire straits public schools in California face, but until you see some numbers comparing school budgets between last year and this year, it doesn't fully hit home.