Serena Williams Inducted Into The California Hall Of Fame

photo via REUTERS/Hector Amezcua

Who knew there was a Hall Of Fame for California?? Well there is and Tennis Star Serena Williams was inducted yesterday along with a few other people you might be familiar with:

* Governor-Elect Jerry Brown, accepting on behalf of his father, inductee Governor Edmund G. “Pat” Brown
* Blockbuster film-maker James Cameron
* Silicon Valley visionary investor John Doerr
* The family of A. P. Giannini, father of modern banking and founder of Bank of America
* Country music legend Merle Haggard
* Author and activist Anne Lamott
* Former U.S. Secretary of State George Shultz
* Historian Kevin Starr
* The family of businessman and philanthropist Levi Strauss
* Screen and music icon Barbra Streisand
* Celebrated artist Wayne Thiebaud
* Comedienne Betty White
* Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg

All the honorees were presented with The Spirit of California medal by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and First Lady Maria Shriver.

The California Hall of Fame was established in 2006 to honor people who’ve made their mark on the state’s history.

I love that Serena’s cast is bejeweled. But what type of glass did she step on that has kept her in a cast this long? I’m ready for her to get back to the tennis courts!