Dave Cogdill, Former State Senate Leader from Central Valley, Dies at 66Former California state Sen. Dave Cogdill has died after battling pancreatic cancer.
Actor John Heard Found Dead At Palo Alto HotelHeard was a resident of Studio City, Calif., a spokeswoman from the Santa Clara County medical examiner's office said, and the cause of death is being investigated.
Acclaimed Stanford Mathematician Maryam Mirzakhani Dies At 40Stanford mathematics professor Maryam Mirzakhani, the first woman to win the Fields Medal, mathematics' leading award, has died of cancer at the age of 40.
John Avildsen, Oscar-Winning Director of 'Rocky' and 'Karate Kid' Dies at 81John G. Avildsen, who directed "Rocky" and "The Karate Kid," two audience favorites that went on to become Hollywood franchises, died Friday at age 81.
Adam West, TV's Batman, Dies At 88Adam West, who defined the role of Batman in the campy 1960s series, has died.
Santa Cruz Surfing Icon Jack O'Neill Who Pioneered Wetsuit DiesO'Neill's died of natural causes Friday at his Santa Cruz home, his family said in a statement. He was 94.
Gregg Allman of the Allman Brothers Band Dies at Age 69Gregg Allman, whose bluesy vocals and soulful touch on the Hammond organ helped propel the Allman Brothers Band to superstardom, died Saturday at his home in Georgia.
Zbigniew Brzezinski, Pres. Carter's National Security Adviser, Dies at 89Zbigniew Brzezinski, the national security adviser to President Jimmy Carter, has died. He was 89.
George Michael Cause of Death RevealedThe senior coroner for Oxfordshire explained how the singer died....
Norma McCorvey, Woman at Center of Roe v. Wade, Dies at 69Norma McCorvey, who as "Jane Roe" was at the center of the Supreme Court's landmark decision that legalized abortion died Saturday at age 69.
Barbara Hale, Emmy-Winning Actress In 'Perry Mason,' Dies At 94Hale, who played Perry Mason's secretary Della Street on the long-running TV series died Thursday in Los Angeles.
Oscar-Nominated Actor John Hurt Dies At 77John Hurt received Academy Award nominations for "Midnight Express" and "The Elephant Man."