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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

(Photo Credit: Getty Images/Simon Bruty)

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

Diane Disney-Miller (credit: Carlo Allegri/Getty Images)

Walt Disney’s Daughter Diane Passes Away At 79

The daughter of Walt Disney, Diane Disney-Miller, died Tuesday at her home in Napa…

11/19/2013

Marcus Allen #32 and Todd Christensen #46 of the Los Angeles Raiders walk out of the tunnel during the game against the Seattle Seahawks at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on October 25, 1987 in Los Angeles, California. The Seahawks won 35-13. (George Rose/Getty Images)

Former Raider Star Todd Christensen Dies At 57

Former BYU standout and Oakland Raider tight end Todd Christensen died Wednesday morning due to complications from surgery, BYU announced.

11/13/2013

Lou Reed (credit: PATRICIA DE MELO MOREIRA/AFP/Getty Images)

Lou Reed Dead At 71

Reed fronted the highly influential band the Velvet Underground and experienced much success as a solo artist. Read more at CBS NYC…

10/27/2013

Ray Dolby

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

Notable Deaths 2013

Sid Bernstein, Who Brought The Beatles To The Bay Area, Dies

Misty-eyed music promoter Sid Bernstein, who booked The Beatles’ concert tours at the Cow Palace and Candlestick Park, passed away at the age of 95…

08/21/2013

Lee Thompson Young is seen here in a scene from TNT's "Rizzoli & Isles" (credit: TNT/CBS News)

Former Smallville Star, Lee Thompson Young Dead At 29

Police say the former “Smallville” star died from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound…

08/19/2013

Notable Deaths 2013

‘Real World San Francisco’ Star, Sean Sasser Dies At 44

AIDS activist Sean Sasser, who rose to fame on season 3 of MTV’s “The Real World: San Francisco” has died. He was 44. …

08/08/2013

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