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.
Award-Winning Actor Rip Torn Has Died At The Age Of 88Award-winning television, film and theater actor Rip Torn has died at the age of 88, according to his publicist.
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.
'Father Jay,' Rector of Oakland's Cathedral of Christ the Light, Dies at Age 70The Very Rev. Jay Matthews, the rector of the Cathedral of Christ the Light in Oakland and a fixture in Oakland's Catholic community for three decades, died Saturday night of an apparent heart attack.
Jake Phelps, San Francisco Skateboard Legend, Thrasher Magazine Editor DiesSkateboarder Jake Phelps, who edited Thrasher Magazine, published in San Francisco, has died, according to the city's medical examiner and Thrasher Magazine.
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.
Peter Tork, Monkees Bass Player, Dead At 77 Peter Tork, the bassist for The Monkees and a jokester on the band's popular 1960s television series, has died at age 77.
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.
Nancy Wilson, Grammy-Winning Jazz Singer, Dies at 81Nancy Wilson, the Grammy-winning "song stylist" and torch singer whose polished pop-jazz vocals made her a platinum artist and top concert performer, has died.
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.
Buzzcocks Singer And UK Punk Pioneer Pete Shelley Dead At 63Pete Shelley, the guitarist and main songwriter for the influential British punk band the Buzzcocks, died Thursday at the age of 63 from an apparent heart attack.