There were two traffic collisions Wednesday night in Camarillo, one involving a vehicle slamming into a pole, which injured at least one person, police said.
Bernanke said the Fed could start winding down its $85 billion-a-month bond-buying program later this year, setting up a high-stakes test to see if the economy and markets can begin to stand on their own.
James Gandolfini, who died at 51, played the hulking and violent, yet neurotic and vulnerable embodiment of Mafia bravado for the 21st century as the namesake of HBO's landmark series "The Sopranos."
President Obama called for negotiations with Russia to end the two nations' military posturing, and a reduction of nuclear arms.
Karzai suspended key security talks with the U.S. and pulled his envoys from planned negotiations with the Taliban following the opening of a Taliban political office in Qatar.
"Slim" Whitman was an old-school yodeling cowboy whose career enjoyed a second act in direct-marketing TV ads offering albums that were "unavailable in any store."
For Mel Silberberg, being named Senior of the Year in Thousand Oaks is the culmination of 13 years of proactive advocacy for the senior and baby boomer community, which led to the development of the Senior Adult Master Plan and its implementation strategy
An artist whose work is on display at the Civic Arts Plaza in Thousand Oaks will speak at a free public event on Friday.
Glamour magazine's 2011 Woman of the Year spoke at nonprofit Casa Pacifica's traning center Tuesday and advocated for change in the way sexually abused children are treated.
The summer reading program kicked off in style at South Oxnard Branch Library with a program involving the ancient art of henna.
The divergent views on the immigration bill of Texas' 26 Republicans on Capitol Hill are providing an unusually vivid illustration of the challenge that GOP leaders face in trying to corral unified support for the measure.
Senate supporters of an immigration overhaul drew the line on which border-security measures they were willing to accept, effectively killing an amendment designed to give Congress more clout on security issues.
The Obama administration is set to renew its push to restrict greenhouse-gas emissions at a time when price swings have spurred electric utilities to turn back to coal as an energy source.
David Considine, 49, has been sentenced to six months in jail for robbing a 7-Eleven store at knife point in 2011.
As the population ages, more people are being paid by the government to care for the elderly in their homes. That has prompted unions to try to organize more such workers.
Four of the largest U.S. mortgage servicers failed to comply with parts of a $25 billion landmark national mortgage settlement, the watchdog overseeing the process said.
Two ships from the Royal Canadian Navy are searching for fake mines off the coast this week as part of a multinational military exercise based at Naval Base Ventura County Port Hueneme.
The rate at which teenage girls were infected by certain strains of the most common sexually transmitted virus has dropped sharply since a vaccine was introduced, even though immunization rates are relatively low, according to a study.
The Moorpark Unified School District approved a new budget Tuesday night but wants to talk to the city about sharing costs on the school resource officer.
Obesity is now considered a disease by the American Medical Association, following a vote Tuesday by delegates of the physicians organization.