Actor and comedian Robin Williams, who was found dead of an apparent suicide in his Marin County home on Monday, has had longstanding ties with the Bay Area dating back to his teenage years.
Bob Welch, the 1990 AL Cy Young Award winner of the Oakland Athletics and the last major leaguer to win at least 25 games in a season, has died. He was 57. He died Monday night in Seal Beach, California, of unknown causes, the team said Tuesday.
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.
The timing of Temple’s death has forced a change in Hollywood tradition…
The iconic child star Shirley Temple – who passed away Monday at the age of 85 in Woodside – was remembered Monday in the Peninsula town where she had lived for decades.
Shirley Temple, the curly-haired child star who put smiles on the faces of Depression-era moviegoers, has died. She was 85.
An Oakland boys’ choir jetted off to Washington, D.C., Tuesday as invited performers at a national memorial event for former South African President Nelson Mandela on Wednesday.
Nelson Mandela, South Africa’s first black president, died Thursday at the age of 95, more than two decades after he visited Oakland as part of a U.S. tour to rally support for anti-apartheid efforts.
Former BYU standout and Oakland Raider tight end Todd Christensen died Wednesday morning due to complications from surgery, BYU announced.
Patricia Wiggins, a former state lawmaker who represented areas north of San Francisco for more than a decade, died Thursday.