Tuesday, July 20, 2010
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LYNWOOD, Calif. -- Los Angeles sheriff's officials said Lindsay Lohan will likely spend about two weeks of her three-month sentence in jail.
Department spokesman Steve Whitmore said Lohan is likely to be released on Aug. 1 or 2. The projected release date reflects all the credits Lohan is likely to receive.
The department has said the actress was likely to serve a quarter of her sentence or less.
Lohan surrendered at a Beverly Hills courthouse on Tuesday and was immediately whisked away to an all-women's jail in Lynwood. She will serve her time in an isolation unit that has previously hosted Paris Hilton and Michelle Rodriguez.
The 24-year-old's jail sentence began two weeks after a judge sentenced her to three months in jail and another three months in rehab for a probation violation.
Schwarzenegger names actress Geena Davis to Calif. panel
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger on Tuesday appointed actress Geena Davis to a California commission established to promote women's equality.
Schwarzenegger named the 54-year-old actress to the Commission on the Status of Women. The nonpartisan panel advocates for women and girls in areas such as education and access to health care.
Davis, a Democrat, has worked off screen to reduce gender stereotyping. She is the founder of the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in the Media and is a partner with United Nations Development Fund for Women.
''I am delighted to join the governor and this commission,'' Davis said in a statement. ''This appointment affords an important opportunity to improve the lives and well being of girls and women throughout California.''
She won an Oscar in 1989 for her supporting role in ''The Accidental Tourist'' and was nominated for best actress in 1992 for ''Thelma and Louise.''
The appointment lasts four years and requires Senate confirmation. The 17 commissioners receive a $100 per diem.