Negotiations over a trade deal among 12 countries around the Pacific Ocean adjourned without an accord amid disagreements between the U.S. and Japan over agriculture and automobiles.
A Moorpark wildfire that was fueled by gusty winds and dry brush Tuesday was 70 percent contained by early evening, having burned about 50 acres, officials said.
Ventura City Council has agreed to study its city's charter, including the portion establishing the election cycle.
Thousand Oaks Mayor Claudia Bill-de la Pena touts accomplishments and things to come at annual address.
The fifth annual Castro Family Toy Drive and Holiday Party will be Saturday at the Poinsettia Pavilion in Ventura. The Camarillo family started the event for patients of the children's cancer and blood disease program of Ventura County Medical Center.
Mandarins growing in Ventura County have risen in value, and packing and shipping houses here may soon undergo inspections, thanks to freezing conditions affecting citrus crops in the Central Valley.
The Simi Valley City Council is expected next week to approve a contract with the Police Department's 10 commanders and deputy chiefs, who would receive a 4.4 percent increase in total compensation — salary and benefits — incrementally over two years.
Massachusetts gambling regulators set the table Tuesday for another public vote on whether the Suffolk Downs horse track near Boston's Logan Airport can proceed with efforts to land a $1 billion resort-casino.
A two-year budget deal includes reductions to federal pension benefits for both civilian and military personnel that are likely to generate pushback from public-employee unions and their allies in Congress.
About 50 people participated in a Simi Valley archery tournament to benefit Toys for Tots. The event was sponsored by the Conejo Valley Archers, which has more than 200 members.
No Room at the Inn, a nonprofit that puts hundreds of Nativity sets on display, also helps those in need, writes columnist Margaret Nesbitt.
Supreme Court justices on Tuesday expressed sympathy for the Environmental Protection Agency's approach to air pollution that crosses state lines.
The Supreme Court reversed course in a closely watched labor case, saying it wouldn't decide an issue related to union organizing.
As the parents of three now-grown sons, Bev and Jerry Trigueiro of Ventura never quite understood people who talked about pets as though they were family members. Then came Chopper.
Recent brain-imaging studies suggest the possibility that male brains are wired for focus and female brains for multitasking.
An Oxnard middle school was temporarily locked down Tuesday morning while police searched for a wanted man, officials said.
Democrats' politically bruising experience over the Obama health law has prompted Republican policy experts to rethink the party's own sweeping ideas about remaking the health-care system.
Center will have Christmas luncheon