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.

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.

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?

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...

Feb 22, 2013

Oprah, Quvenzhane Wallis Honored at Essence Event

Oprah, Quvenzhane Wallis Honored at Essence Event

Winfrey, Wallis, Naomie Harris and others attend Essence Black Women in Hollywood luncheon at the Beverly Hills Hotel.

Feb 22, 2013

SF Class Worked on Oscar-Nominated Film

SF 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.

Feb 21, 2013

Puppies Pick Oscars' Best Picture Winner

Puppies Pick Oscars' Best Picture Winner

Following a nail-biting Super Bowl pick, Jimmy Fallon's perceptive puppies are at it again. This time, they've turned their attention to the Oscars.

Feb 21, 2013

Does Oscar Crown Await Affleck's "Argo"?

Does Oscar Crown Await Affleck's "Argo"?

Ben Affleck's CIA thriller has dominated the awards season with wins at the Golden Globes and ceremonies held by the Directors Guild of America, the Screen Actors Guild and the Producers Guild of America.

Feb 21, 2013

Students Replace Models as Oscar Carriers

Students Replace Models as Oscar Carriers

Six college students from across the country won a contest to help present the Oscar statuettes this year.

Feb 22, 2013

And the Oscar Goes To...?

And the Oscar Goes To...?

This year's Oscars are expected to have a couple of sure bets, but there are also some categories that are still wide open.

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CHP Officer Injured in Car Fire on Bay Bridge

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Pilot Ditches Plane Over Pacific, Rescued By Ship

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"Extremely Dangerous" Blizzard Pounds Northeast

"Extremely Dangerous" Blizzard Pounds Northeast

A blizzard barreled up the Northeast corridor Monday night, bringing fierce winds and heavy snowfall that could cause coastal flooding and leave accumulations of 2 to 3 feet from northern New Jersey to Maine.

SJ BART Construction to Close Down Lundy Ave. For 9 Months

SJ BART Construction to Close Down Lundy Ave. For 9 Months

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Measles Patient May Have Exposed Hundreds to Virus

Measles Patient May Have Exposed Hundreds to Virus

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