Schwarzenegger video of the week

This week, something brand new: Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger appeared Sunday on a special Earth Day edition of MTV’s “Pimp My Ride” to admire the transformation of a rusty 1965 Chevy Impala into a sleek, biodiesel-burning muscle car complete with hemp upholstery.

Wait a minute … hemp? Check it out:

Previous SVOTWs: April 17, April 10, April 3, March 27, March 20, March 13, March 6, February 27, February 20, February 13, February 6, January 30.

Josh Richman

Josh Richman covers state and national politics for the Bay Area News Group. A New York City native, he earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri and reported for the Express-Times of Easton, Pa. for five years before coming to the Oakland Tribune and ANG Newspapers in 1997. He is a frequent guest on KQED Channel 9’s “This Week in Northern California;” a proud father; an Eagle Scout; a somewhat skilled player of low-stakes poker; a rather good cook; a firm believer in the use of semicolons; and an unabashed political junkie who will never, EVER seek elected office.