'Gilligan's Island' Star Dawn Wells Dies Of COVID-19 At Age 82Dawn Wells, best known for portraying the girl-next-door Kansas castaway Mary Ann Summers on the iconic 1960s CBS sitcom "Gilligan's Island," died Wednesday of causes related to COVID-19. She was 82.
A Tidal Wave Of Student Protests Swept Over The Bay Area In the 1960sIn the 1960s, a tidal wave of student activism swept over the UC Berkeley and San Francisco State campuses.
Welcome To 'The Big News' -- KPIX In The 1960s During the 1960s, the anchor team of Don Bryce, Nancy Clark and Glen Hanson brought the Bay Area the latest news at 6 p.m. from Monday through Saturday from the KPIX studios at 2655 Van Ness Avenue.
Black Panthers Look Back At Party's FoundingThe Black Panthers emerged from Oakland 50 years ago, declaring to a nation in turmoil a new party dedicated to defending African-Americans against police brutality.
Television's Original 'Avenger' Patrick Macnee DiesAs the dapper secret agent John Steed in the long-running 1960s TV series "The Avengers"...
Singer of 'San Francisco,' Scott McKenzie DiesSinger Scott McKenzie, who performed "San Francisco (Be Sure to Wear Flowers in Your Hair)" — which became a hit in 1967 during the city's "Summer of Love" — has died...
Jan Wahl Movie Review: 'The Help' KCBS Entertainment Editor Jan Wahl reviews 'The Help,' based on the bestselling novel by Katheryn Stockett, starring Emma Stone, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, and Bryce Dallas Howard.