Comedian Robin Williams dead in apparent suicide

...He was 63.Williams was pronounced dead at his home in California on Monday, according to the sheriff's office in Marin County, north of San Francisco. The sheriff's office said a preliminary investigation shows the cause of death to be a suicide...

Williams death: Hollywood reacts

...said. "Really appreciated his kindness." He was last seen alive at home about 10 p.m. Sunday, according to the Marin County coroner's office. Shortly before noon, the Sheriff's Department received an emergency call from the home, where...

Comedian Williams was in early stages of Parkinson's disease, wife says

...comedian had been diagnosed or his symptoms.The Marin County Sheriff's Department, which said Williams hanged...before issuing a final ruling.Lt. Keith Boyd of the Marin County Sheriff's Department did not return phone calls and...

Special helmet to aid pitchers

...rare. When they do happen, they are very traumatic, catastrophic."Sandberg's frightening accident sparked the Marin County Athletic League to ban metal bats and require its 10 teams to use wooden bats. The league is using wood bats again...

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Funny People loses its way soon after it leaves L.A.

...If only they hadn't left Los Angeles, where everything in Funny People was going so well, and driven north to Marin County, where everything falls apart. Judd Apatow would have had his most mature, accomplished film to date. Instead...

Mullins will perform at Arts in the Heart

...13 years of marriage, citing irreconcilable differences. The double Oscar winner filed the petition on April 23 in Marin County Superior Court in San Rafael, Calif., according to court papers. The couple married in April 1996. Mr. Penn has...

Things to Do
Veteran rocker's music has a purpose

...fire destroyed their home. Although the Youngs still maintain the coffee farm and Mr. Young still has a studio in Marin County, Calif, living in Aiken has proven a welcome change for him. "The thing is, I can do my work anywhere, and Hawaii...

Cable car rides are the real San Francisco treat

...Before boarding, hit the Ferry Building in The Embarcadero on Market Street. Rush-hour ferries serve commuters from Marin County and the East Bay. On Tuesdays and Saturdays, locals shop for produce at the Embarcadero Farmer's Market. At the...

Life & style
Rock hall musician will close U.S. tour

...Street Choir , Morrison needed a change. He moved from New York to the pastoral and laid-back "non-confines" of Marin County in California and the West Coast lifestyle turned out to be just what he needed. Tupelo Honey features several new...

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Lucas drew inspiration for 'Star Wars' from cinema history

A long, long time ago - well, 27 years - in a galaxy far, far away - or Marin County, Calif. - a young man named George Lucas made a little movie that changed American cinema. While Star Wars was hailed as a work...