Man convicted of Bryan Stow beating pleads guilty to federal weapons charges

A man sentenced to eight years in prison for the brutal beating of San Francisco Giants fan Bryan Stow outside Dodgers Stadium in 2011 pleaded guilty Thursday to federal weapons charges, according to the U. 
A day before the release of 65,000 emails expected to shed further light on PG&E's ties to the state Public Utilities Commission before and after a fatal explosion in San Bruno, legal experts said Thursday that search warrants served on top former government and PG&E officials point to heightened interest in a criminal prosecution linked to the cozy relationship between PG&E and the PUC.  
 
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Death Row Records founder Marion "Suge" Knight was arrested on suspicion of murder early Friday, hours after the rap music figure turned himself in to authorities in a hit-and-run wreck that killed a man and injured another near Los Angeles.  
 
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California's venerable state parks -- from sunny Los Angeles beaches to towering redwoods in the Santa Cruz Mountains -- are under "serious stress" and suffering from declining budgets, shorter hours, higher fees, a $1.3 billion maintenance backlog and outdated technology.  
 
A lawyer for Marion "Suge" Knight says the Death Row Records founder was at the wheel of a car that struck two men, killing one, in a Los Angeles suburb.  
 
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SF IndieFest: 5 films you shouldn't miss

From the inspiring 'F R E E' to the creepy 'Black Mountain Side' to the charming and illuminating 'Beyond Clueless,' IndieFest is packed with low-budget gems.