In true celebrity justice, the former governor’s Mercedes G-Wagon was hit with a citation after the actor-turned-politician overstayed his welcome in a five-minute passenger loading zone.
Schwarzenegger is now unemployed after spending the last seven years in office as governor of California.
When leaving, his popularity ratings were a lowly 22 per cent, unemployment was above the national average at 12.4 per cent, and California’s deficit topped $US28 billion.
The former attorney general, Jerry Brown will inherit those problems when he is sworn into office, prompting speculation over what Schwarzenegger will do next.
Asked if the former actor could make a return to Hollywood, Paul Giamatti, the star of the films Sideways and Barney’s Version replied, “Would he want to?”