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Obituary

Oakland Raiders Press Conference

NFL Loses Good Football Man With Davis’ Death

Yes, he had his faults. And, yes, there are still questions about how he finagled ownership of the Oakland Raiders, but Al Davis was a football man turned owner.

10/08/2011

NFL - Owner's Meeting - August 7, 2006

With Davis Gone, What’s Next For Raiders?

What is clear is that, no matter the successor, there will be a void. There was no owner who was more involved in the day-to-day decisions of the club than Al Davis.

10/08/2011

Notable Deaths 2011

Analysis: Al Davis Helped Make The NFL Great

He modernized the passing game. He made marketing a part of being an owner. He hired minorities to be coaches when other owners refused. Al Davis was, in short, a brilliant man.

10/08/2011

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

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