• From The BBC:

    A “garage sale” organised by Arnold Schwarzenegger to raise money to help reduce California’s budget deficit has raised more than $1.5m (£925,000).Hundreds of people attended the main sale in Sacramento, where everything from former police cars to watches confiscated from criminals were sold. A number of cars and motorcycles were signed by Mr Schwarzenegger himself, who is the state governor. However, reports said that in some cases this did not help boost prices. One Californian resident who attended the Great Californian Garage Sale told the AP news agency that he objected to state officials increasing the sale price of a BMW motorcycle from $2,200 to $3,000 because it had been signed by Mr Schwarzenegger. “It’s graffiti,” said Alex Wingate. ‘Dress appropriately’Six hundred formerly state-owned vehicles and 6,000 pieces of office furniture, computers, and other items went under the hammer during the two-day event. While the main sale was held in Sacramento, some products – such…

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