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Tourists stroll from Fisherman's Wharf to Pier 39. (John Medina/Getty Images)

SF’s Legendary, Terrifying ‘Bushman’ Street Performer Dead At 60

Troy Campbell, executive director of the Fisherman’s Wharf Community Benefit District says Jacob’s death is a loss to the area’s rich culture of street performances. He was a fixture at the wharf for 30 years who usually sat in front of the Anchorage Building on Jefferson Street.

02/27/2014

Jim Lange (credit: ABC/Wikimedia Commons)

‘The Dating Game’ Host Jim Lange Dead At 81

The 1st host of the popular game show died at his home in Mill Valley, Tuesday morning…

02/27/2014

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Elderly Man Found Dead Inside Burning Bay Point Home Died Hours Before Fire

An elderly man found dead by firefighters inside a Bay Point home on Tuesday died from natural causes hours before a one-alarm fire broke out at the home, fire and coroner’s officials said today.

02/20/2014

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Elderly Man Found Dead At Burglarized Richmond Home

A grim discovery awaited police on Wednesday at the site of a reported home burglary in Richmond, where the body of an elderly man was found, a police spokeswoman said Thursday.

02/13/2014

Authorities said Gary Lee Cooper and James Eugene McRae were found dead on a houseboat on the Delta near Pittsburg on November 25, 2013. The boat contained a meth lab, according to authorities. (Solano County Sheriff)

2 Men Found Dead On Floating Meth Lab In Delta Near Pittsburg

Two men found dead onboard a houseboat equipped with a methamphetamine lab in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta near Pittsburg on Monday have been identified, a Solano County sheriff’s spokesman said.

11/27/2013

Banana Sam (credit: San Francisco Zoo)

Famous Monkey ‘Banana Sam’ Dies At SF Zoo

Banana Sam, a monkey who gained fame when he was stolen from the San Francisco Zoo two years ago, has died at the age of 19…

11/23/2013

Banana Sam, a squirrel monkey at the San Francisco Zoo, was stolen from his enclosure on December 30, 2011. He was found in Stern Grove the next day. (San Francisco Zoo)

‘Banana Sam’ Monkey Once Stolen From SF Zoo Dies

A squirrel monkey that made headlines when he was stolen from an exhibit at the San Francisco Zoo in 2011 has died, zoo officials said Friday.

11/22/2013

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Famous Psychic, Sylvia Browne Dead At 77

Well known psychic, Sylvia Browne died Wednesday morning at the Good Samaritan Hospital in San Jose. She was 77…

11/20/2013

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Ray Dolby, Founder Of Dolby Laboratories, Dies

The company said that Dolby died in his home in San Francisco. He had been living with Alzheimer’s and was diagnosed with acute leukemia…

09/12/2013

Lotfi Mansouri (credit: Terrence McCarthy/National Endowment for the Opera Honors)

Former SF Opera Director Lotfi Mansouri Dies At 84

Former general director of the San Francisco Opera for 13 years, Lotfi Mansouri has died. He was 84….

08/31/2013

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