‘Face of Cancer’ Founder Holly Carter, 50, Has Died

Holly Carter, whose battle with cancer inspired a Fresno charity helping women like her, died Tuesday. “Every woman battling cancer wants to be seen as a beautiful valiant warrior." — Holly Carter She was 50 years old and had entered hospice in early May...
Photo of David McDonald

Celebration of McDonald’s Life Is Thursday at Saroyan Theatre

A celebration of the life of former Pelco leader and community philanthropist David McDonald will be held Thursday, Jan. 24, at 3:30 p.m. at the Saroyan Theatre in downtown Fresno. Here is McDonald's obituary provided by his family to GV Wire: David Lupton...

Sad Day for Giants Fans. RIP, Hank Greenwald, 83.

Hank Greenwald, the witty, erudite and iconic voice of the San Francisco Giants and San Francisco/Golden State Warriors, died Monday at age 83. “Hank was a broadcasting legend throughout the Bay Area and w...
Photo of Aretha Franklin thanking the crowd

Cancer Claims Aretha Franklin, Queen of Soul, at 76

NEW YORK — Aretha Franklin, the undisputed "Queen of Soul" who sang with matchless style on such classics as "Think," ''I Say a Little Prayer" and her signature song, "Respect," and stood as a cultural icon aro...
Photo of Adrian Cronauer in 1987

Cronauer, Who Inspired ‘Good Morning, Vietnam,’ Dies

NORFOLK, Va. — Adrian Cronauer, the man whose military radio antics inspired a character played by Robin Williams in the film "Good Morning, Vietnam," has died. He was 79. Mary Muse, the wife of his stepson Michael Muse, said Thursday that Cronauer died Wed...