| Sep 25, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Director Michael Campus vividly recalls the reaction to his film "The Mack" from the opening-night audience 40 years ago in Oakland.
The film, starring Max Julien as the charismatic pimp Goldie and Richard Pryor as his friend Slim, had shot in the Bay...
| Feb 21, 2012
Bassist for rock band MC5
Michael Davis, 68, the bassist of influential late 1960s rock band MC5, died Friday of liver failure at Enloe Medical Center in Chico, Calif., said his wife, Angela Davis.
The Motor City Five, later known as MC5,...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 8:02 AM
It's that time in our program to stop and remember the folks we lost this year.
•Actors: Peggy Ahern, 95, and Jack Hanlon, 96 ("Our Gang" kids); Dimitra Arliss ("The Sting"), 79; R.G. Armstrong, 95; Luke Askew, 80; Zina Bethune, 66; Turhan Bey, 90;...