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.
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.