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The Original Predator Look
The original design for the alien in the movie Predator was not the look that ended up in the film.
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Wed Apr 16, 2014
Arnold Schwarzenegger Photobombs His Son Patrick During Hospital Visit-See The Pic
Former professional bodybuilder, politician, and actor Arnold Schwarzenegger snapped a photo with his son still knocked out from anesthesia post-surgery while giving his most sympathetic good-humored frown.
Save Empire Mine Timeline Accelerated
A movement to keep Empire Mine as a piece of the California State Parks and Recreations Department has had to pick up speed.
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Capitol Alert: Jerry Brown calls special legislative session on rainy day fund
Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday called a special session of the Legislature for next week to address his effort to put a rainy-day fund constitutional amendment on the November ballot.
Arnie's comeback turns ugly in "Sabotage"
When Arnold Schwarzenegger made his brief uncredited cameo in 2010's "The Expendables," it seemed to signal the former superstar's return from political exile to his native, ass-kicking action movie habitat.
Latest Betterment, LearnVest fundraising elicits a Twitter firestorm
With billions in annual revenues at stake, the emerging business model may be one that includes a partnership between robo-advisers and regular investment practitioners.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
New York Post
Tutor center scammed $2M in federal funds
A bicoastal tutoring center - whose website boasts endorsements from actor/former Calif.
AC Transit CFO charged with church theft
Members of the Allen Temple Baptist Church in Oakland are seen on Nov. 5, 2008. Photo: Kurt Rogers, The Chronicle The Allen Temple Baptist Church is among the most influential in the East Bay.
Ballot Access News
Los Angeles Times Carries Story on How Top-Two Primary has Injured Minor Parties
The Los Angeles Times of April 15 has a story, "Top-two primary might be bad for small-party candidates."
Frozen: Internet spoofs turn cute Disney hit on its head
When a Disney musical like Frozen captures film lovers' imaginations with sweet and innocent characters and title tracks like 'Do you want to build a snowman?' and 'Let it go' the internet responds.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Arnold Schwarzenegger still doing all his own stunts at 66 - but...
Showing no signs of slowing down, the actor slips into his beloved M47 Patton tank to flatten things for charity because he "really likes crushing things" He's past what used to be retirement age and his hair's going grey but Arnold Schwarzenegger certainly won't be queuing up for his bus pass anytime soon.
QED International Layoffs Following Box Office Blunder 'Sabotage'
QED International has laid off five employees three weeks after the disastrous opening of Sabotage , directed by David Ayer and led by aging action star Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Water Question: What are farmers required to do immediately to reduce water use?
Q: What are the authorities asking and/or requiring farmers and agricultural interests to do immediately to reduce their water use, and by how much? Will there be significant penalties for non-compliance? – Jim Purvis, Gold River A: Farms represent a very different regulatory environment than urban areas.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Republicans who once reviled Tesla, now praise it
The electric automaker neatly embodied two things many Republicans hated: green technology and federal stimulus loans.
It's something I've always wanted to do'
When a south Cobb teacher asked a second-grade student to recite a Maya Angelou poem, she likely didn't expect it to spawn a passion for the stage that would take the now 24-year-old woman to the silver screen.
'Years of Living Dangerously:' Read what others are writing
Covington native Ian Somerhalder is among many celebrities who've lent their names and time to "Years of Living Dangerously," a nine-part documentary miniseries about climate change launching at 9 p.m. Sunday on Showtime.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Hollywood stars to put human face on climate change in new tv series
Producers hope emotion of celebrities like Harrison Ford and Arnold Schwarzenegger will connect with ordinary people when Years of Living Dangerously begins on Showtime sunday night.
Susan Granger's review of 'Sabotage'
Arnold Schwarzenegger plays John "Breacher" Wharton, veteran leader of a dauntless squad of grubby undercover DEA agents, who discovers, after effectively hiding the $10 million they skimmed off after a massive raid of the "money room" at a Mexican drug cartel safe house, that someone has heisted the cash, which was hidden inside a sewer line, ... (more)
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Movies: 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier,' 'The Lunchbox' & 'Sabotage'
"Captain America: The Winter Soldier" is a story of espionage in this latest movie adventure for the Marvel superhero and friends.