Legendary '60 Minutes' Correspondent Morley Safer Dies At 84Morley Safer, the CBS Newsman who changed war reporting forever when he showed GIs burning the huts of Vietnamese villagers and went on to become the iconic 60 MINUTES correspondent whose stylish stories on America’s most-watched news program made him one of television’s most enduring stars, died today in his Manhattan home.
Afeni Shakur Davis, Mother Of Tupac, Dies In Marin CountyRenowned music artist Tupac Shakur’s mother has passed away in Marin County late Monday night, according to the Marin County Sheriff’s office.
‘Coach’ Bill Campbell, Silicon Valley Tech Guru, Dies From CancerBill Campbell, a management guru to Steve Jobs and other Silicon Valley luminaries, has died after a long battle with cancer. He was 75.
'To Kill A Mockingbird' Author Harper Lee Dies At 89Harper Lee, famed author of "To Kill a Mockingbird," has passed away at the age of 89.
Legendary KCBS Radio Anchor Al Hart Dies At 88Longtime KCBS Radio anchor Al Hart, a legendary voice in Bay Area broadcasting, died Thursday morning at the age of 88.
Bay Area Man Who Invented Pet Rock Dies In OregonThe Bay Area man who invented the Pet Rock, a collectible that became a short-lived fad in the mid-1970s, died this week at the age of 78.
Stanford Neurosurgeon Dies Of Stage-4 Lung Cancer At 37A Stanford neurosurgeon who’d recently completed his residency and become a first time father died of lung cancer Monday at the age of 37, according to a statement issued by the journal Stanford Medicine.
UC Berkeley Nobel Laureate, Laser Pioneer Charles Townes Dies At 99Charles Hard Townes, a UC Berkeley emeritus professor who invented the laser and won the 1964 Nobel Prize in physics, died Tuesday at the age of 99.
Pearl Harbor Survivor, Grand Marshal Of Petaluma Veterans' Day Parade Dies Shortly Before EventA Pearl Harbor survivor who was supposed to be this year’s grand marshal at the Petaluma Veterans’ Day Parade died shortly before the event.
Reagan Astrologer, Joan Quigley, Dies At 87 In San Francisco HomeJoan Quigley, the astrologer who helped determine President Ronald Reagan's schedule and claimed to have convinced him to soften his stance toward the Soviet Union, has died at the age of 87.
Robin Williams’ Ties To Bay Area Go Back DecadesActor 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.
Former A’s Pitcher Bob Welch, Member Of 1989 World Series Championship Team, Dies At 57Bob 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.