African, World Music Saxophone Great Manu Dibango Dies From Coronavirus At 86Manu Dibango, who fused African rhythms with funk to become one of the most influential musicians in world dance music has died with the coronavirus. He was 86.
Crossover Country Superstar Kenny Rogers Dies at 81Singer Kenny Rogers, a Grammy-winning artist who spanned genres in a six-decade career, died Friday night at his Georgia home at age 81.
Coronavirus Update: Bay Area Bars, Restaurants Struggling With New RestrictionsThe coronavirus pandemic is prompting sweeping new restrictions on California businesses. Gov. Gavin Newsom on Sunday directed all nigh clubs, bars and wineries to temporarily shut down. He's also called for restaurants to cut their occupancy by half.
Coronavirus Has California Casinos, Cinemas, Amusement Parks Urging 'Six-Foot Rule'Californians going to movies, casinos or amusement parks are running into the coronavirus 'six foot rule.' The Department of Public Health is urging them to enforce appropriate social distance.
Oakland Cancels All Events Of 1,000+ At City-Owned Venues Through End Of MarchThe city of Oakland has cancelled all events with 1,000 or more people in city-owned venues until the end of March, city officials said Wednesday.
Coachella Music Festival Postponed Until October Amid Coronavirus ConcernsThe organizer of the Cochella music festival has postponed the event until October, due to COVID-19 concerns.
Actor, Author Robert Trabor Talks About 'The Haircut Who Would Be King'Actor, author Robert Trebor from the hit series Xena, Warrior Princess talks to Bay Area Focus host Kenny Choi about his new book, 'The Haircut Who Would Be King.'
Internationally Acclaimed Mona Golabek's 'The Pianist Of Willesden Lane'Internationally acclaimed concert pianist Mona Golabek talks to Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego about her solo show, 'The Pianist of Willesden Lane,' presented by TheatreWorks.
11th Annual Fresh Fest Showcases Experimental Dance, PerformanceFestival co-curator and co-director of NAKA Dance Theatre Jose Navarette talks to Anne Makovec about the 11th Annual FRESH Fest.
19th Annual Sketchfest Kicks Off In San FranciscoSketchfest co-founders Janet Varney and Cole Stratton talk about this year's lineup of 200 of the funniest comedians in the country who are performing in San Francisco.
Legendary Jazz Pianist McCoy Tyner Dies At Age 81Jazz piano giant McCoy Tyner, who made his name as a member of saxophonist John Coltrane's classic quartet during the 1960s, has died at age 81, according to social media posts.
Actress Kellye Nakahara Wallet Of M*A*S*H TV Show Dies At 72The actress who played Nurse Kellye Yamato on "M-A-S-H' has died.
“Parasite” Dominates Historic Oscar Night“Parasite” won the best picture Oscar Sunday night, becoming the first foreign-language film to take home the biggest honor in film.
Robert Conrad, Star of CBS 60s Series 'Wild Wild West,' Dies at Age 84Robert Conrad, the rugged, contentious actor who starred in the hugely popular 1960s television series "Hawaiian Eye" and "The Wild, Wild West," has died. He was 84.
San Francisco Middle School Student Gains Fame As Voice Of Netflix's Animated CharacterNetflix’s newest star is a car, an animated character named Cory Carson voiced by a San Francisco middle schooler.