Oscar-Winning Documentary Filmmaker D.A. Pennebaker Dies at Age 94D.A. Pennebaker was a leader among a generation of filmmakers in the 1960s who took advantage of such innovations as handheld cameras and adopted an intimate, spontaneous style known as cinéma vérité.
60s Prankster Paul Krassner, Who Named Yippies, Dies at 87Paul Krassner, radical political activist on the front lines of 1960s counterculture who helped tie together his loose-knit prankster group by naming them the Yippies, died Sunday at his Southern California home.
S.F. Salesforce Tower Architect César Pelli Dies at Age 92Architect César Pelli designed the Salesforce Tower in San Francisco, Brookfield Place (formerly the World Financial Center) in New York and Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur. He died at his home in Connecticut.
Disney Star Cameron Boyce Dies at Age 20Actor and dancer Cameron Boyce, a Disney Channel star, died in his sleep at his Los Angeles home. He was 20.
Broadway Actor, Director, 'Annie' Lyricist Martin Charnin Dies at 84Martin Charnin, who made his Broadway debut playing a Jet in the original "West Side Story" and went on to become a Broadway director and lyricist who won a Tony Award for the score of "Annie," has died.
Peter Selz, Founding Director of Berkeley Art Museum Pacific Film Archive Dies at 100Peter Selz, the founding director of the UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive from 1965 through 1973, died Saturday morning in Berkeley. He was 100.
Nobel-Winning Cal Tech Physicist Murray Gell-Mann Dies at 89Former Cal Tech professor Murray Gell-Mann, acclaimed as a giant of 20th century physics, a Nobel laureate who helped discover and classify subatomic particles such as the quark, has died at his Santa Fe home.
Reggie Cobb, Former NFL Back, 49ers Scout, Dies at 50Former NFL running back and University of Tennessee star Reggie Cobb has died at 50. His death was announced Saturday by the San Francisco 49ers.
'Father Jay,' Rector of Oakland's Cathedral of Christ the Light, Dies at Age 70The Very Rev. Jay Matthews, the rector of the Cathedral of Christ the Light in Oakland and a fixture in Oakland's Catholic community for three decades, died Saturday night of an apparent heart attack.
Actor Jan-Michael Vincent, Known for 'Airwolf,' 'Big Wednesday' Dies at 73A death certificate shows that Jan-Michael Vincent died of cardiac arrest on Feb. 10 in a North Carolina hospital and no autopsy was performed. He was 73.
Nancy Wilson, Grammy-Winning Jazz Singer, Dies at 81Nancy Wilson, the Grammy-winning "song stylist" and torch singer whose polished pop-jazz vocals made her a platinum artist and top concert performer, has died.
Actress Sondra Locke Dies Unpublicized in November at Age 74Oscar-nominated actress Sondra Locke died Nov. 3 at her Los Angeles home of cardiac arrest stemming from breast and bone cancer. It is not clear why it took nearly six weeks to come to light.
Anthony York, Younger Brother of 49ers CEO, Dies at Age 35Anthony York, the 35-year-old son of 49ers owners Denise DeBartolo York and John York, and the brother of team CEO Jed York, has died, the team announced Saturday.
Ken Berry, Star of 'F Troop,' Dies at Age 85Popular actor and dancer Ken Berry, who starred as the affable and clumsy Capt. Wilton Parmenter in the 1960s sitcom "F Troop," has died. He was 85.
George H.W. Bush, 41st U.S. President, Dies at Age 94George Herbert Walker Bush, the 41st president of the United States, whose long life in the public sphere was defined by service to his country, has died. He was 94.