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Carol Doda, who helped introduce topless entertainment, dies

Carol Doda, who helped introduce topless entertainment, dies SAN FRANCISCO – Legendary San Francisco stripper Carol Doda, whose splashy act helped introduce topless entertainment to the city more than 50 years ago, died at age 78. Doda died Monday in the city from complications of kidney failure, friend Ron … Read more on Newsday

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Ex-MLB Pitcher Tommy Hanson dies of 'organ failure'

Ex-MLB Pitcher Tommy Hanson dies of 'organ failure' SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — Former Major League Baseball pitcher Tommy Hanson died late Monday night after slipping into a coma, the Atlanta Braves confirmed. Hanson died after suffering “catastrophic organ failure,” WSB-TV sports director Zach Klein … Read more on KRON4.com

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Ruth Newman, a Survivor of the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake, Dies at 113

Ruth Newman, a Survivor of the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake, Dies at 113 Ruth Newman, the oldest remaining survivor of the San Francisco earthquake of 1906, died on July 29 at her home in Pebble Beach, Calif. She was 113. Her death was confirmed this week by her daughter Beverly Dodds, who said that her […]

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Pike the polar bear dies at San Francisco Zoo

Pike the polar bear dies at San Francisco Zoo SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco Zoo has lost one of two polar bears. The San Francisco Chronicle reports Friday that Piké died Thursday from problems associated with old age. She was 32 years old. The average lifespan of a polar bear is 24. Read […]

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77-Year-Old Woman Dies After Mother's Day Assault In San Francisco's Chinatown

77-Year-Old Woman Dies After Mother's Day Assault In San Francisco's Chinatown SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – A 77-year-old woman died Friday after suffering life-threatening injuries earlier this month when a person struck her in the head multiple times as she got off a San Francisco Municipal Railway bus, police said Friday. Police … Read more […]

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Nan Tucker McEvoy, Heiress Who Ran San Francisco Chronicle, Dies at 95

Nan Tucker McEvoy, Heiress Who Ran San Francisco Chronicle, Dies at 95 Nan Tucker McEvoy, the last member of the founder's family to head The San Francisco Chronicle and a prominent olive oil rancher, died on Thursday at her apartment in San Francisco. She was 95. Her son, Nion McEvoy, chairman and chief executive of … […]

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Young Bay Area entrepreneur dies after fall from San Francisco rooftop party

Young Bay Area entrepreneur dies after fall from San Francisco rooftop party He will be truly missed," another friend posted. Mr. Rayburn is survived by his parents, Steve and Mindee Rayburn of Novato, his sisters Amanda Durazo of San Francisco and Stephanie Larson of Novato, and his girlfriend Jackie Tasarz of Concord. A vigil … […]

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Jennifer Matz, San Francisco development chief, dies of cancer at 45

Jennifer Matz, San Francisco development chief, dies of cancer at 45 The more than 300 people who ran the San Francisco shoreline, swam the bay, or biked Mt. Tamalpais in September to raise $ 340,000 for pancreatic cancer research called her “our heroine.” Jennifer Entine Matz, the quick-witted, quirky 45-year-old former … Read more on SFGate […]

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Person Reportedly Under Train At Downtown Berkeley BART Station Dies

Person Reportedly Under Train At Downtown Berkeley BART Station Dies BERKELEY (CBS SF) — The Downtown Berkeley BART station has reopened about three hours after a person died after reportedly being under a train Tuesday night, BART officials said. A BART dispatcher said a report of a person under a train at the station … Read […]

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Victor Gotti, restaurateur who owned fabled Ernie's, dies at 92

Victor Gotti, restaurateur who owned fabled Ernie's, dies at 92 Victor Gotti, the co-owner of San Francisco's famous Ernie's Restaurant, died at a San Francisco hospital Nov. 6 after a long illness. “His heart just gave out,” said his wife, Frances. He was 92. Mr. Gotti and his brother Roland presided over Ernie's … Read […]

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Victim In SF Western Addition Saturday-Morning Shooting Dies, Suspect At Large

Victim In SF Western Addition Saturday-Morning Shooting Dies, Suspect At Large SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — The victim of a shooting in San Francisco's Western Addition neighborhood Saturday morning has died, police said. San Francisco police responded to a report of a shooting at about 9 a.m. on Divisadero Street between Ellis … Read more on […]

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Woman Dies In 2-Alarm Santa Rosa House Fire

Woman Dies In 2-Alarm Santa Rosa House Fire SANTA ROSA (CBS SF) — The Santa Rosa Fire Department reports it is investigating a two-alarm fire that killed a woman in her home on Saturday night. The fire in the two-story Victorian was reported at 131 11th St., around 9:20 p.m.. Firefighters … Read more on […]

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Woman Dies In High-Rise Fire Near San Francisco Golf Club

Woman Dies In High-Rise Fire Near San Francisco Golf Club SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – A body was found in one-alarm fire in a high-rise building near the San Francisco Golf Club Friday morning, according to a deputy fire chief. Neighbors identified the victim who lived in apartment 1M as Eva Black, a woman who … […]

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Victim Of Oakland Shooting Outside Birthday Party Dies

Victim Of Oakland Shooting Outside Birthday Party Dies OAKLAND (CBS/CBS SF) — A man hosting a birthday party for a friend at his East Oakland home has died after being shot late Friday night, police said. Officers responded to a report of a shooting in the 2300 block of 96th Avenue at about 11:10 p.m […]

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Fan falls, dies at 49ers-Packers game in San Francisco

Fan falls, dies at 49ers-Packers game in San Francisco SAN FRANCISCO — A football fan fell to his death from an elevated pedestrian walkway Sunday at Candlestick Park during the 49ers' final season opener at the San Francisco stadium, police said. The death came just after kickoff at about 1:30 p.m. in … Read more […]

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