Tales from the Trail

Schwarzenegger sours on politics; eyes memoirs, movies?

October 28, 2010

arnold Memoirs, maybe movies, but no political office.

That’s what the immediate future holds for California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, who’s leaving office in January.

Lawyer promises new bombshell in Whitman housekeeper flap

September 30, 2010

USA-ELECTIONS/WHITMAN

The political flap over what California Republican Meg Whitman knew about her former housekeeper’s illegal immigration status — and when she knew it — appears to be heading for a new climax.

California gay marriage ruling has candidates quickly taking sides

August 5, 2010

With a pair of too-close-to-call political campaigns heating up in California — for governor and for Democrat Barbara Boxer’s U.S. Senate seat – the candidates wasted no time in staking out their positions after a federal judge in San Francisco struck down California’s ban on gay marriages.

California city’s mess a golden opportunity for Jerry Brown?

July 26, 2010

Democrat Jerry Brown has taken some heat, even within his own party, for his seemingly minimalist campaign for California Jerry_Browngovernor — which so far has involved few rallies, speeches or even TV commercials — and which some say has allowed Republican Meg Whitman to make critical inroads with Latinos and other voting blocs in a race with national political implications.

Schwarzenegger swears F-word in veto letter ‘wild coincidence’

October 30, 2009

USA/California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger swears that the profanity spelled out when looking at his veto letter a certain way was pure coincidence.