MLB Hall Of Famer Hank Aaron Dies At Age 86The Atlanta Braves announced Friday morning that Major League Baseball Hall of Famer and former home run king Henry "Hank" Aaron died at the age of 86.
Prentice Earl Sanders, SFPD's First Black Chief, Dies At 83Former San Francisco Police Chief Prentice Earl Sanders--the city's first Black police chief--died on Monday, Police Chief Bill Scott announced.
'Gilligan's Island' Star Dawn Wells Dies Of COVID-19 At Age 82Dawn Wells, best known for portraying the girl-next-door Kansas castaway Mary Ann Summers on the iconic 1960s CBS sitcom "Gilligan's Island," died Wednesday of causes related to COVID-19. She was 82.
Civil Rights Pioneer, 'Freedom Rider' Bruce Boynton Dies, At 83Bruce Carver Boynton, a civil rights pioneer from Alabama who inspired the landmark “Freedom Rides” of 1961 that helped dismantle segregation in the South, died Monday. He was 83.
Kool & The Gang Co-founder, Singer, Producer Ronald 'Khalis' Bell Dies At 68Ronald “Khalis” Bell, a co-founder, singer and producer of the group Kool & the Gang, has died. He was 68.
Bud 'Dog' Turner, Cal Football Fixture for Half Century, Dies at Age 84Bud “Dog” Turner, who worked in various roles for the Cal football program for a half-century, has died. He was 84.
Gail Sheehy, Author Of Bestselling 70's Self Help Book 'Passages' Dies, At 83Gail Sheehy, the journalist, commentator and pop sociologist whose best-selling “Passages” helped millions navigate their lives from early adulthood to middle age and beyond, has died. She was 83.
Russell Kirsch, Digital Photo Pioneer and Father of the Pixel, Dies at 91Russell Kirsch, a computer scientist credited with inventing the pixel and scanning the world’s first digital photograph, died Aug. 11 at his home in Portland, Oregon.
Malik B, Founding Member Of The Roots Dies at 47Malik B founding member of The Roots, has died. He was 47.
Television Host Regis Philbin Dies at 88Regis Philbin, the genial host who shared his life with television viewers over morning coffee for decades and helped himself and some fans strike it rich with the game show “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire,” has died at 88.
Death of Civil Rights Icon John Lewis Brings Reactions From Across Bay AreaThe death of congressman John Lewis was a shock to many in the Bay Area and beyond. On Saturday, those who knew him -- and knew of him -- spoke about his legacy.
Congressman John Lewis, Civil Rights Leader, Dies At 80John Lewis, a lion of the civil rights movement whose bloody beating by Alabama state troopers in 1965 helped galvanize opposition to racial segregation, and who went on to a long and celebrated career in Congress, died. He was 80.
Oakland Native Bonnie Pointer Of The Pointer Sisters Dies At 69Oakland native, Grammy award-winning Motown artist Bonnie Pointer, of the Pointer Sisters died Monday morning, according to a report. She was 69.
Jimmy Cobb, Last Surviving Musician On Miles Davis Jazz Classic 'Kind Of Blue' Dies, At 91Jimmy Cobb, a percussionist and the last surviving member of Miles Davis’ 1959 “Kind of Blue” groundbreaking jazz album which transformed the genre and sparked several careers, died Sunday.
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.