Franklin Zimring

UC Berkeley Law Professor

UC Berkeley law professor who specializes in criminal justice

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California voters will likely have to decide between two completely opposite death penalty ballot measures this November.

Voters to Decide on Future of California’s Death Penalty

California voters will likely have to decide between two completely opposite death penalty ballot measures this November.

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News broke in May that AT&T would be spinning off WarnerMedia to Discovery and that David Zaslav would run the combined media empire, but that deal isn’t closing any time soon.

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With the state’s color-coded reopening tiers riding off into the sunset, there’s no more social distancing, and masks in almost every indoor situation are being retired.

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To tell if a dispensary is licensed or not, use your phone to scan the QR code by its front door. Also standard business hours are 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.

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