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Can ‘Zero Dark Thirty’, Oscars Help Free Imprisoned Doctor Who Helped Find Bin Laden?

“Zero Dark Thirty” is a contender to bring home an Academy Award for Best Picture this weekend, but first, local activists are joining forces to free a doctor who helped the United States find Osama bin Laden.

CBS Los Angeles–02/20/2013

Director Emad Burnat poses for a portrait during the 2012 Sundance Film Festival at the Getty Images Portrait Studio at T-Mobile Village at the Lift on January 24, 2012, in Park City, Utah. (credit: Larry Busacca/Getty Images)

Oscar-Nominated Palestinian Director Held Briefly At LAX

Immigration officials briefly detained the Palestinian director of the Oscar-nominated documentary “5 Broken Cameras” on his way into town for Sunday’s Academy Awards.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/20/2013

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Where To Party With The Stars In LA

It’s Hollywood’s favorite time of year: Oscar season! With the Academy Awards fast approaching on Feb. 24, Tinsel Town is in the celebrity spirit. These are the top places to party like a movie star in Los Angeles.

CBS Los Angeles–02/16/2013

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Get The Movie Star Treatment In OC

Orange County is ready to help you party like a movie star. The Academy Awards are on Feb. 24 and here are five ways that you can channel your best inner movie star in OC.

CBS Los Angeles–02/14/2013

Nate Sanders displays the collection of Oscar statuettes that his auction company will sell online to the highest bidder on February 24, 2012 in Brentwood, California. (credit: Toby Canham/Getty Images)

Oscar Statue Hits The Road To Visit More Than 10 Cities Nationwide

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences says one of the golden statuettes that are handed out at the Academy Awards will visit at least 10 cities as part of Oscar’s first national tour.

01/30/2013

Workers lay down the red carpet during the 19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards red carpet roll out and presenter rehearsals at The Shrine Auditorium on January 26, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Guild Gold: Actors Gather For SAG’s Big Night

A puzzling Academy Awards season will sort itself out a bit more on Sunday with the Screen Actors Guild Awards, where top performers gather to honor their own in what often is a prelude for who’ll go home with an Oscar.

01/27/2013

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‘Lincoln’ Leads 2013 Oscar Nominations With 12 Nods

Nominations for the 85th Academy Awards were announced early Thursday morning with Steven Spielberg’s “Lincoln” leading the pack with 12 nods.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/10/2013

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‘Family Guy’ Creator Seth MacFarlane To Host 2013 Oscars

“Family Guy” creator Seth MacFarlane will host the 2013 Oscars ceremony in Los Angeles.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/01/2012

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Film Fanatics Can Start Applying For Bleacher Seats Along Oscar Red Carpet

Film fanatics who usually spend Oscar night glued to their televisions have a chance to be a bit closer to their favorite celebrities at next year’s ceremony.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/24/2012

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Oscars Venue Reopens As Dolby Theatre

The 3,400-seat theater formerly known as the Kodak Theatre reopened Monday as the Dolby Theatre with new signage and a new audio-visual system.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/11/2012

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Academy Awards To Call Hollywood Home For Next 20 Years

The theater at the Hollywood & Highland Center will be renamed the Dolby Theatre.

05/01/2012

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Hollywood & Highland Center To Remain Home Of 2013 Oscars

The former Kodak Theatre will remain the home of the Oscars next year, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences said Wednesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/14/2012

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Actress Sean Young, 9 Others Arrested At Academy Awards

Actress Sean Young was among seven people arrested for suspicion of committing misdemeanors before and after the Academy Awards ceremony while four arrests were made for suspicion of committing felonies.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/27/2012

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‘The Artist’, ‘Hugo’ Dominate; Streep Surprises At 84th Academy Awards

For the first time since the show’s inception in 1929, a silent film won Best Picture Sunday night at the 84th Academy Awards.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/27/2012

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Highland Open, Hollywood Boulevard Still Closed For Oscars Cleanup Effort

The party may be over on Monday, but for crews cleaning up the streets after the Academy Awards, the show is just getting started.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–02/27/2012

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