Tuesday marked the 36th anniversary Jonestown Memorial held at the Evergreen Cemetery in Oakland to commemorate more than 900 people who died in a cult mass suicide.
Actress and civil rights activist Ruby Dee was memorialized Saturday in poetry, dance and song at a packed Harlem cathedral where Alicia Keys sang her song “Superwoman,” Wynton Marsalis performed a stirring trumpet solo, and well-wishes were sent from Sidney Poitier, Harry Belafonte and the White House.
Observances are being held Thursday morning at the sites where Americans were killed by 9/11 terrorist attacks 13 years ago. Around the Bay Area, public transit and law enforcement joined in with their own memorials.
A North Bay couple whose son died twenty years ago has transformed their grief into something good. Dave and Rosie Basso decided that the best way to pay tribute to their son was to live life as he did.
One year after the disappearance of a two-year-old girl who remains missing, Oakland police confirmed they’ve now handed over their investigation to prosecutors.
About 100 family members, close friends and business associates gathered at the memorial at a church in Southern California.
VIdeo highlights from the memorial service for poet, actress, singer and civil rights activist Maya Angelou at Wake Forest; remarks from Oprah Winfrey, first lady Michelle Obama and Pres. Bill Clinton.
Former President Bill Clinton and Oprah Winfrey will join First Lady Michelle Obama at a weekend memorial service for poet and author Maya Angelou
An auction for a lunch with billionaire investor Warren Buffett that benefits a San Francisco church kicked off its 15th year Sunday night.
CBS News Correspondent and former KCBS Reporter Jim Taylor describes the feeling after attending the dedication ceremony for the National September 11 Memorial Museum in New York.