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Saturday, Feb 23, 2013

Ex-Canada Ambassador Slighted by Affleck's "Argo"

Ex-Canada Ambassador Slighted by Affleck's "Argo"

The former Canadian ambassador to Iran who protected Americans at great personal risk during the 1979 Iran hostage crisis says it will reflect poorly on Ben Affleck if he doesn't say a few words about Canada's...

Saturday, Feb 23, 2013

Oscars Expand Social Media Outreach for 85th Show

Oscars Expand Social Media Outreach for 85th Show

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is encouraging celebrities to tweet during the Oscars.

Friday, Feb 22, 2013

Coppola's Nom Makes Him Part of Family Tradition

Coppola's Nom Makes Him Part of Family Tradition

The "Moonrise Kingdom" co-writer joins acclaimed family members in the elite Academy ranks.

Friday, Feb 22, 2013

Chasing Oscar: Sizing Up the 2013 Academy Awards

Chasing Oscar: Sizing Up the 2013 Academy Awards

Making Oscar predictions is a lot like taking the SATs: if you can eliminate one or two wrong answers, you significantly increase your chances of success.

Friday, Feb 22, 2013

2013 Oscars Countdown

2013 Oscars Countdown

With just three days to go until the 2013 Oscars, the red carpet waits for the stars. Find out which celebs will be performing and what the show's producers are doing to make sure the broadcast come in...

Friday, Feb 22, 2013

Octavia Spencer Reflects On 2012 Oscar WIn

Octavia Spencer Reflects On 2012 Oscar WIn

When Hollywood's biggest night just around the corner, Octavia Spencer chats with Access about winning Best Supporting Actress at the 2012 Oscars. The Academy Awards air this Sunday at 7 p.m. ET on ABC.

Friday, Feb 22, 2013

Oscars Bet on Fresh Host, Big Performances

Oscars Bet on Fresh Host, Big Performances

Sunday's Academy Awards serves up Seth MacFarlane as first-time host and musical turns from icons Barbra Streisand, Adele and Shirley Bassey.

Friday, Feb 22, 2013

Seth MacFarlane Takes the Oscar Reins

Seth MacFarlane Takes the Oscar Reins

Seth MacFarlane tackles hosting duties at Sunday's Oscar ceremonies. The Academy Awards will air on ABC at 7 p.m. ET.

Friday, Feb 22, 2013

MacFarlane Aims to Perk Up Stodgy Oscars

MacFarlane Aims to Perk Up Stodgy Oscars

"Family Guy" creator may bring a cheekiness that prods younger viewers to check out the Oscars just to see what he might pull. But just how far will Seth MacFarlane push it?

Friday, Feb 22, 2013

SF Visual Effects Class Worked on Oscar-Nominated Film

SF Visual Effects Class Worked on Oscar-Nominated Film

Students in a class at San Francisco's Academy of Art University are going to do better than just getting an "A" in their visual effects class.They may be linked to an Oscar-winning film that they had a hand in...

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San Pablo Police Officer Killed in Motorcycle Crash on I-80

San Pablo Police Officer Killed in Motorcycle Crash on I-80

A San Pablo police officer was killed Thursday morning after his motorcycle collided with a pickup and a big-rig on westbound Interstate 80, according to the California Highway Patrol and San Pablo police.

Loma Fire Ravages More Than 4,000 Acres, Destroys 8 Homes

Loma Fire Ravages More Than 4,000 Acres, Destroys 8 Homes

Santa Cruz County residents were allowed to return to their homes Wednesday as cooler temperatures gave fire crews a much-needed boost in battling the Loma Fire.

SJ Teacher Accused of Sexually Assaulting Student

SJ Teacher Accused of Sexually Assaulting Student

Police have arrested a teacher in San Jose for allegedly sexually assaulting a minor.

Suspect in Vallejo Kidnapping Case Pleads Guilty

Suspect in Vallejo Kidnapping Case Pleads Guilty

As expected, a disbarred Harvard University-trained attorney charged with a bizarre kidnapping pleaded guilty Thursday to snatching a young woman from her Vallejo home last year.

Hackers Target Election Systems in More Than 20 States: Official

Hackers Target Election Systems in More Than 20 States: Official

Election systems in more than 20 states have been targeted in hacking attempts — far more than had been previously acknowledged — a senior Department of Homeland Security official told NBC News Thursday. The...

California Gender-Neutral Restroom Bill Becomes Law

California Gender-Neutral Restroom Bill Becomes Law

Gov. Jerry Brown waded further into the national debate over transgender rights Thursday as he signed a bill requiring that all single-stall toilets in California be designated as gender neutral.