* Does California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger have another side to him? Once an opponent of legalizing gay marriages, the governor said in San Diego that should an initiative to outlaw gay marriage be on the November ballot, he will fight it. Schwarzenegger spoke to the annual convention of the Log Cabin Republicans, the biggest gay GOP group in the nation.
* Wife killer Curtis Allen Brown was sentenced in San Diego to 75 years to life in prison for murdering Linda Brown, 41, last year. In exchange for the man's guilty plea, Brown had other charges against him dropped that would have made him eligible for the death penalty.
* Los Angeles police are investigating yet another freeway shooting. Samantha Padilla, 19, was fatally shot while driving on the 110 Freeway off-ramp. Padilla was on her way home from work at LAX when the shooting happened around 12:15 a.m. Thursday.
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