COVID-19 Claims Life of Cinematographer Allen Daviau, Noted for Spielberg HitsCinematographer Allen Daviau, who shot three of Steven Spielberg’s films including “E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial,” died Tuesday of complications from COVID-19. He was 77.
Master Mad Magazine Cartoonist Mort Drucker Dies at 91Mort Drucker, the Mad Magazine caricaturist who for decades lovingly spoofed politicians, celebrities and popular culture, died Thursday at 91.
Harlem Globetrotters' Ball-Handling Wizard Fred 'Curly' Neal Dies at 77On Thursday, Harlem Globetrotters great Fred "Curly" Neal died in his Houston-area home at the age of 77. Neal starred for the legendary traveling basketball showcase from 1963 until 1985 and was well known for his shaved head and dribbling skills.
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.
Trader Joe's Founder Joe Coulombe Dies at Age 89Trader Joe’s founder Joe Coulombe died late Friday night. The San Diego native and Stanford alumnus opened his first namesake market on Arroyo Boulevard in Pasadena in 1967.
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.
Comic Actor Orson Bean, 91, Struck and Killed by Car Crossing Street in L.A.Prolific actor and comedian Orson Bean was walking across a street in Los Angeles' Venice neighborhood when he was struck by a vehicle and fell, then was fatally struck by a second vehicle, police said.
Pete Stark, East Bay Congressman Who Reshaped Health Care, Dies at 88Former California Rep. Fortney “Pete” Stark, Jr., an influential Democrat whose legislative work helped reshape America's health care system, has died. He was 88.
Warriors Mourn Death of Former NBA Commissioner David SternThe Golden State Warriors Wednesday issued a statement mourning the death of former NBA Commissioner David Stern, 77.
Former 49ers Lineman Cas Banaszek Dies at 74Cas Banaszek, an offensive tackle who spent his entire National Football League career with the San Francisco 49ers, died Wednesday at age 74
Bernard Tyson, Kaiser CEO, Dies at 60Bernard Tyson, chief executive officer of Oakland-based health care giant Kaiser Permanente, died in his sleep Sunday at age 60.
Robert Forster, Oscar Nominee for 'Jackie Brown,' Dies at 78Robert Forster, the handsome and omnipresent character actor who got a career resurgence and Oscar nomination for playing bail bondsman Max Cherry in "Jackie Brown," died Friday
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.