Former California state treasurer Matt Fong, a Republican who lost a challenge to Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer, died Wednesday after a four-year battle with skin cancer.
Actress Elizabeth Taylor has died at the age of 79. She had recently been hospitalized in Los Angeles, where she was being treated for symptoms of congestive heart failure.
Bill Alhouse, a longtime assistant baseball coach at Stanford and a member of the college baseball coaches’ Hall of Fame, has died. He was 85.
Chuck Tanner managed the White Sox, Athletics, Pirates and Braves to a record of 1,352-1,381 from 1970-88.
Pioneering TV cartoon artist Alexander Anderson Jr. – who created Rocky the flying squirrel, Bullwinkle the moose and Dudley Do-Right the Canadian mountie – has died at age 90.
Stephen J. Cannell, the voracious writer-producer of dozens of series that included TV favorites “The Rockford Files,” “The A-Team” and “The Commish,” has died at age 69.
From dressing in drag to posing nude for his 80th birthday, Tony Curtis truly was a defiant one.
“Bonnie and Clyde” wasn’t a movie that director Arthur Penn wanted to make, but when he finally agreed to, he made sure that the violence provoked by the lawbreaking couple from the 1930s – and that led to the protagonists’ bullet-riddled demise – wasn’t disguised.
Gloria Stuart, the 1930s Hollywood beauty who gave up acting for 30 years and later became the oldest Academy Award acting nominee as the spunky survivor in “Titanic,” has died. She was 100.
George Blanda, the seemingly ageless Hall of Fame quarterback and kicker whose 26-year career was best remembered for a remarkable run of late-game theatrics with the Oakland Raiders, has died. He was 83.