Remembering Pop Queen Whitney Houston: 1963-2012 | NBC Bay Area

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Tuesday, Feb 21, 2012 at 07:07 AM PST

Whitney Houston Cemetery Shut Down to Fans

Whitney Houston Cemetery Shut Down to Fans

The New Jersey cemetery where Whitney Houston was laid to rest Sunday was shut down to fans Monday afternoon after cemetery officials became concerned about growing crowds.

Monday, Feb 20, 2012 at 05:52 AM PST

Whitney's Dress, Earrings up for Auction

Whitney's Dress, Earrings up for Auction

A dress Whitney Houston wore in the movie "The Bodyguard" is already ready to be auctioned off.

Tuesday, Feb 21, 2012 at 07:14 AM PST

Whitney Houston Laid to Rest at NJ Burial

Whitney Houston Laid to Rest at NJ Burial

Whitney Houston was laid to rest Sunday at a brief private ceremony in New Jersey, the end of a weekend that saw the pop star's family and friends gather at a star-studded funeral to mourn her loss while...

Saturday, Feb 18, 2012 at 07:36 PM PST

Fans Kept From Funeral Mourn Houston in NJ Streets

Fans Kept From Funeral Mourn Houston in NJ Streets

About 100 people crowded together at Jay and Sussex streets about three blocks from the church, a rundown enclave in urban Newark.

Saturday, Feb 18, 2012 at 04:43 PM PST

Loss Amid Normalcy at Hotel Where Whitney Died

Loss Amid Normalcy at Hotel Where Whitney Died

Lined with black-and-white photos of Hollywood stars, the hallway on the fourth floor where Houston died was empty and silent, and without security. Only housekeeping staff could be seen going room to room.

Sunday, Feb 19, 2012 at 05:28 AM PST

Bobby Brown Leaves Whitney's Funeral Early

Bobby Brown Leaves Whitney's Funeral Early

Whitney Houston’s ex-husband, Bobby Brown, was among the 1,500 mourners who filed into the New Hope Baptist Church in Newark, N.J., for Saturday’s funeral for the deceased pop legend, but he didn’t stay for...

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Mandatory Evacuations Ordered For Loma Fire

Mandatory Evacuations Ordered For Loma Fire

Mandatory evacuations were ordered Tuesday morning for Santa Cruz Mountain residents living near the Loma Fire, which had charred 2,000 acres and was 5 percent contained early in the morning.

Tractor Trailer Fire on Richmond-San Rafael Bridge

Tractor Trailer Fire on Richmond-San Rafael Bridge

All lanes were blocked on the Richmond San Rafael Bridge on Tuesday morning, after a tractor trailer was burning, according to the California Highway Patrol.

Suspects Shoot, Pistol Whip Couple in Orinda

Suspects Shoot, Pistol Whip Couple in Orinda

Orinda police are looking for suspects in Halloween masks who shot a woman twice during an armed robbery and pistol-whipped her husband, the chief said.

Loma Fire: Not Many Staying at Soquel High Evac Center

Loma Fire: Not Many Staying at Soquel High Evac Center

About 18 miles south of the front line of the Loma Fire sits Soquel High School. It was the first of three evacuation centers opened Monday for those who needed food and shelter after fleeing their homes.

In Debate, Clinton Was Prepared, Trump Was Trump

In Debate, Clinton Was Prepared, Trump Was Trump

She was at her best. He was not at his worst. Weeks of Super Bowl-style hype aside, Monday night's 90 minutes of heated clashes between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump probably didn't shove many undecided...

Another Busy Wildfire Season by the Numbers

Another Busy Wildfire Season by the Numbers

It's been another busy and costly fire season throughout California, and the end doesn't seem near in the northern part of the state, with big wildfires igniting this week in Santa Clara (Loma Fire) and...