Amid Increased Pressure Ringling Bros. Retiring All Elephant Acts This SpringThe Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus is ending its elephant acts a year and a half early, and will retire all of its touring elephants in May.
Giants Third Base Coach Tim Flannery RetiresThe coach is ready to leave the baseball grind and play a little more music...
Former A’s Star Eric Chavez Announces RetirementChavez, 36 earned six straight Gold Glove awards while playing third base for the A’s between 1998 and 2010. He was the lone big name player from the Monebyall era to sign a long term deal and stay in Oakland, but injuries prevented the long term success that many saw in his future.
Villa Romana Restaurant Closing After Nearly 60 YearsServing up classic Italian-American fare & pizza, the restaurant is closing Sunday...
Motley Crue Announces Retirement Through TwitterThe heavy metal band plans to say goodbye with 72 concerts before hanging up its guitars for good...
Oakland Native Jason Kidd Retires After Storied Career At Cal, In NBAKidd won an NBA title and two Olympic gold medals, is second on the career list in assists and steals, and was a 10-time All-Star. But he struggled badly in the playoffs for the Knicks shortly after turning 40 and decided to walk away with two years and more than $6 million left on the deal he signed last summer.
Troubled Former Raider McClain Retires At 23The 23-year-old McClain played three seasons with the Oakland Raiders before signing a one-year contract with Baltimore as a free agent on April 12.
Peter O'Toole Retires With 'Dry-Eyed Farewell'Peter O'Toole is retiring from show business, saying he no longer has the heart for it and that it's time to "chuck in the sponge."
San Francisco Schools Chief To RetireSan Francisco Unified School District Superintendent Carlos Garcia announced Wednesday that he plans to retire later this year.
Former A’s Manager La Russa Retiring After Latest Title Tony La Russa retired as manager of the St. Louis Cardinals on Monday, three days after winning a dramatic, seven-game World Series against the Texas Rangers.
San Rafael Police Chief ResignsAfter serving as San Rafael’s top cop for four-and-a-half years, Police Chief Matthew Odetto submitted his resignation, retiring after 30 years in law enforcement, city officials said Tuesday.
Daily Madden: The T.O. And Tiger ComparisonReceiver Terrell Owens has said he has no intention of retiring and plans to return to the NFL following his recent ACL surgery, but it may not be his call.