Update: Influential Music Producer Phil Spector Dies In California PrisonInfluential Music Producer Phil Spector, whose 'wall of sound' fashioned some of the greatest rock hits of the 1960s and 1970s, has died of natural causes while serving a second-degree murder sentence in the California Health Care Facility, state prison authorities announced Sunday.
Best-Selling Novelist Eric Jerome Dickey Dies Of Cancer, At 59Eric Jerome Dickey, the bestselling novelist who blended crime, romance and eroticism in “Sister, Sister,” “Waking With Enemies” and dozens of other stories about contemporary Black life, has died at age 59.
Rap Music Mogul Dr. Dre Recovering From Brain AneurysmDr. Dre says he will be “back home soon” after the music mogul received medical treatment at a Los Angeles hospital for a reported brain aneurysm.
COVID: Mariachi Bands Struggle To Stay To Together During PandemicMany mariachi bands in the Bay Area are faced with putting down their guitars and hanging up their sombreros as the pandemic ranges on.
Santa Cruz Guitar Maker Recalls Fateful Collaboration With Late Bluegrass MasterSanta Cruz means more than beaches, boardwalks and surfers. It also means world-class acoustic guitars and that has a lot to do with the collision of two remarkable talents.
Beating the COVID Blues, Bay Area Musicians Tour Neighborhood DrivewaysSome top-flight Bay Area musicians who can't tour the country and world during the pandemic have been touring local driveways instead.
SF Dancer Creates International Virtual Nutcracker After Local Performances CanceledAfter live performances of The Nutcracker ballet were canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic, a San Francisco dancer created a way to keep them going virtually.
Drive-In Movie Theater At San Francisco's Fort Mason Welcomes CrowdsThe city of San Francisco has joined Concord, Santa Rosa, Pleasanton and San Mateo in opening the one type of entertainment venue that can operate during the COVID-19 pandemic: a drive-in movie theater.
Kool & The Gang Co-founder, Singer, Producer Ronald 'Khalis' Bell Dies At 68Ronald “Khalis” Bell, a co-founder, singer and producer of the group Kool & the Gang, has died. He was 68.
Liam’s List Sept. 4: Your Guide To Fitness, Food, Fun, Staying Connected While Social DistancingKCBS reporter Liam Mayclem will be providing KPIX 5 users with a weekly tip list on how best to survive the current coronavirus outbreak.
Liam’s List: Your Guide To Fitness, Food, Fun, Staying Connected While Social DistancingKCBS reporter Liam Mayclem will be providing KPIX 5 users with a weekly tip list on how best to survive the current coronavirus outbreak.