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.
Veteran Bay Area Broadcast Journalist Ed Arnow Dies at 95Longtime KPIX news reporter Ed Arnow has died.
Cedrick Hardman, Defensive Star With 49ers, Raiders Dies at 70Cedrick Hardman, a star defensive end for the San Francisco 49ers in the 1970s who went on to win a Super Bowl ring with the Oakland Raiders, died Friday night at age 70, the 49ers announced.
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.
Friends, Colleagues Mourn S.F. Public Defender Jeff Adachi, Dead at 59Jeff Adachi, who died Friday night, was hailed on Saturday by his colleagues and friends as a true public servant who gave decades of his life working to defend people who didn't have enough money to afford an attorney.
Stanley Donen, Director of 'Singin' in the Rain,' Dies at 94Filmmaker Stanley Donen, a giant of the Hollywood musical who helmed some of the most joyous films in movie history, died Thursday in New York from heart failure. He was 94.
San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi Dies at Age 59 San Francisco public defender Jeff Adachi has died. He was 59.
Actor Bruno Ganz, Whose Hitler Portrayal Anchored Countless Viral Memes, Has DiedSwiss actor Bruno Ganz, who played Adolf Hitler cooped up in his Berlin bunker in "Downfall" and an angel in Wim Wenders' "Wings of Desire," has died. He was 77.
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.
Filmmaker Nicolas Roeg Who Directed Bowie and Jagger Dies at 90Nicolas Roeg, the prominent British film director known for making provocative films and working with rock stars Mick Jagger and David Bowie over a six-decade career, has died.
Jim Taylor, Fierce Fullback for Mighty Packers, Dies at 83Jim Taylor, the Hall of Fame fullback who embodied the Green Bay Packers' unstoppable ground game during the Vince Lombardi era and helped the team win four NFL titles and the first Super Bowl, died Saturday. He was 83.
Sonia Orbuch, Who Fought Nazis As a Girl, Dies in Corte MaderaSonia Orbuch, who survived the Holocaust in eastern Europe by joining a resistance group that was sabotaging the Nazis, has died. She was 93.
Jefferson Airplane Founder Marty Balin Dies at Age 76Marty Balin, a patron of the 1960s "San Francisco Sound" both as founder and lead singer of the Jefferson Airplane and co-owner of the club where the Airplane and other Bay Area bands performed, has died.