Dr. Baruch S. Blumberg, who shared the 1976 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine for his discovery of the hepatitis B virus, has died. He was 85.
A man believed to be the last surviving worker who helped construct the San Francisco Bay Bridge and the Golden Gate Bridge has died.
Jack LaLanne, the fitness guru and Bay Area native who inspired television viewers to trim down, eat well and pump iron for decades before diet and exercise became a national obsession, died Sunday at 96.
Richard Goldman, a San Francisco philanthropist who created the prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize to reward grass roots activism around the world, has died. He was 90.
Quintin Dailey, a former All-American basketball player who also played 10 seasons in the NBA and made the 1982-1983 All-Rookie team, has died in Las Vegas. He was 49.
San Francisco police say former chief Alex Fagan, who was linked to the “Fajitagate” scandal in 2002, has died.