We Live-Blog Arnold! 0

Watch this space at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 6 when Cal Watchdog reporter Katy Grimes live-blogs Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger’s annual State of the State address. Given that these speeches tend to run during prime time, it’s pretty clear Arnold

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Savoring a target-rich environment 0

Jan. 5, 2010: Then there was the time I swiped a local city councilman’s trash. Another reporter and I were investigating him for all manner of crookedness (he was eventually convicted of felony corruption and banned for life from ever

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Just how many boxes did Arnold blow up? 3

By ANTHONY PIGNATARO The promise was to do nothing less than “blow up” the boxes of government. “We cannot afford waste and fraud in any department or agency,” Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger famously said in his January 2004 State of the

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Just Cruzing 0

At first, I thought this was a joke, but sadly, it is all too real. For those who thought Joseph Conrad’s 1897 novel The Nigger of the Narcissus too harshly racist, there is now The N-Word of the Narcissus, all

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A Tweet No More 0

Last week U.S. Rep. George Radanovich, R, Mariposa, announced he would not run for re-election in November. Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger immediately sent out a brief but laudatory press release thanking Radanovich for his public service. “Congressman Radanovich has built a

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