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.
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.
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.