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Matt Fong. (AP)

Former California Treasurer Matt Fong Dies

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.

CBS San Francisco–06/01/2011

Actress Elizabeth Taylor is photographed in her younger days along a beach. (Photo by Getty Iamges)

Actress Elizabeth Taylor Dies At 79

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.

CBS San Francisco–03/23/2011

Bill Alhouse is seen in this 2001 photo. (Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce)

Former Stanford Baseball Assistant Alhouse Dies

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.

CBS San Francisco–03/03/2011

Chuck Tanner. (AP file photo)

Former Athletics Manager Chuck Tanner Dies At 82

Chuck Tanner managed the White Sox, Athletics, Pirates and Braves to a record of 1,352-1,381 from 1970-88.

CBS San Francisco–02/11/2011

Rocky the flying squirrel & Bullwinkle the moose. (CBS)

Creator Of TV Cartoon Rocky And Bullwinkle Dies In Carmel

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.

CBS San Francisco–10/26/2010

In this Oct. 3, 2006 file photo, producer and writer Stephen J. Cannell talks about the concentration of media ownership in the hands of a few large corporations at a hearing held by the Federal Communications Commission in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)

‘A-Team,’ ‘Rockford Files’ Producer Stephen J. Cannell Dies

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.

CBS San Francisco–10/01/2010

Actor Tony Curtis is honored at Hollywood Chamber Of Commerce 89th Annual Installation & Awards Luncheon on April 15, 2010 in Hollywood. (Valerie Macon/Getty Images)

Actor Tony Curtis Dies

From dressing in drag to posing nude for his 80th birthday, Tony Curtis truly was a defiant one.

CBS San Francisco–09/30/2010

Director Arthur Penn attends the Second Annual Zoom In Awards on February 20, 2006 in New York City. (Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)

Arthur Penn, Director Of ‘Bonnie And Clyde,’ Dies

“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.

CBS San Francisco–09/29/2010

Actress Gloria Stuart attends the Centennial Celebration with Gloria Stuart held at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on July 22, 2010 in Beverly Hills, California. (Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

‘Titanic’ Co-Star Gloria Stuart Dies At 100

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.

CBS San Francisco–09/27/2010

George Blanda

Raiders Hall Of Fame QB George Blanda Dies At 83

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.

CBS San Francisco–09/27/2010

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