George Gund III, the original owner of the San Jose Sharks, has died. He was 75. The Sharks said Gund died Tuesday after a battle with cancer.
Huell Howser, the homespun host of public television’s popular “California’s Gold,” has died at age 67.
For 30 years, Efren Bernal painted San Francisco’s world-famous cable cars. The longtime artist died from cancer this week.
A 69-year-old American sociologist and researcher on teen sexuality and AIDS died of apparent natural causes Saturday while climbing a volcano in Ecuador, his brother said Thursday.
The sitar virtuoso hobnobbed with the Beatles, became a hippie musical icon and spearheaded the first rock benefit concert as he introduced traditional Indian ragas to Western audiences over a nearly century-long career.
U.S. authorities confirmed Monday that Jenni Rivera, a U.S.-born singer whose soulful voice and openness about her personal troubles made her a Mexican-American superstar, was killed in a plane crash in northern Mexico.
Manager said the Concord-born Jazz musician died Wednesday morning of heart failure at age 91 on his way to a cardiology appointment with his son…
A 41-year-old San Jose fire Captain died of a rare form of cancer on Friday after nearly 11 years with the department.
Ben Davidson, the hulking defensive end who starred for the Oakland Raiders in the 1960s before becoming a famous television pitch man, has died at 72.
R.C. Owens, a longtime 49ers front office man and eight-year NFL wide receiver whose impressive leaping ability earned him the nickname “Alley Oop” and helped popularize the basketball phrase, died Sunday at age 77.