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.
Artist Thomas Kinkade, whose brushwork paintings of idyllic landscapes, cottages and churches have been big sellers for dealers across the United States, died Friday.
A memorial service is being held Wednesday for San Francisco financier and philanthropist Warren Hellman, who died Sunday at the age of 77.
San Francisco financier and philanthropist Warren Hellman died Sunday at the age of 77, according to news reports.