After a long battle with cancer, renowned mezzo-soprano singer, Zheng Cao of the San Francisco Opera, passed away at the age of 46…
Conrad Bain, who starred as the kindly white adoptive father of two young African-American brothers in the TV sitcom “Diff’rent Strokes,” has died in his hometown of Livermore. He was 89.
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.