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March 13, 2009
Jay Leno Picks (and Picks on) Roseville Woman

Caitlin Arzaga was at Universal Studios with her boyfriend when they spotted Jay Leno.

Leno's producers spotted them, and approached them to appear on Leno's Jay Walk segment, where he ambushes people with simple questions they can't seem to answer.

Arzaga, a CSU Chico grad originally from Roseville, not only appeared on the show in January but was picked for the Battle of the Jay Walk All-Stars this week.

The Battle is kind of an anti-Jeopardy, with simple questions that contestants, including Arzaga, had a hard time answering. Who invented the telephone? Who was president after Kennedy?

"If you watch the segment, you know I don't know much about history," Arzaga said, calling on the phone from Los Angeles where she works as an intern for Ellen DeGeneres' show. In fact, two minutes after being given the name of Kennedy's successor, she couldn't remember it.

"I was really embarrassed when I watched it," she said. Even so, "it was a lot of fun."

Here's the first segment of the two-night "Battle:"


And here's Arzaga's second night appearance:

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