Lee Mendelson, Producer Of 'Peanuts' Specials, Dies At 86Lee Mendelson, the Bay Area producer behind dozens of "Peanuts" specials including "A Charlie Brown Christmas," and the song "Christmas Time Is Here," has died.
National AIDS Memorial Grove Volunteer Jack Porter DiesJack Porter, a San Francisco volunteer who worked tirelessly to establish and maintain the National AIDS Memorial Grove in Golden Gate Park, has died.
Mark Hurd, Oracle CEO, Dies At 62Mark Hurd, CEO of Oracle and former CEO of Hewlett-Packard, two of Silicon Valley's most storied companies, has died. He was 62.
Pumpsie Green, 1st Black Player On Red Sox, Dies In San Leandro HospitalFormer Boston Red Sox infielder Elijah "Pumpsie" Green, the first black player on the last major league team to field one, has died. He was 85.
Grand Canyon Plunge Kills Man From Santa RosaAuthorities say a man who died April 3 in a fall over the edge of the Grand Canyon while alone at the national park was from Santa Rosa.
Olympic Cyclist, Stanford Grad Student Kelly Catlin Dies At 23Olympic cyclist Kelly Catlin, a graduate student at Stanford University, died late last week, USA cycling confirmed Sunday. She was 23.
Legendary Napa Valley Vintner John Shafer Dies At 94Vintner John Shafer, who was part of a generation that helped elevate sleepy Napa Valley into the international wine powerhouse it is today, has died. He was 94.
Broadway Legend, San Francisco Native Carol Channing Dies At 97Carol Channing, the lanky, ebullient musical comedy star who delighted American audiences over almost 5,000 performances as the scheming Dolly Levi in "Hello, Dolly" on Broadway and beyond, has died.
San Francisco Giants Legend Willie McCovey DiesThe San Francisco Giants announced Wednesday that Hall of Fame slugger Willie McCovey has died at age 80.
Robin Leach, 'Lifestyles of the Rich And Famous' Host, Dies At 76Robin Leach, the debonair TV host who regaled audiences with talk of "champagne wishes and caviar dreams," has died, his publicist confirmed to CNN.
'No One Did It Better' - Reaction To Aretha Franklin's DeathReaction to the death of soul icon Aretha Franklin, who died Thursday: