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June 22, 2000
Lillian "Birdie" Morrison, former co-owner of Oakdale Market, volunteer and longtime Thousand Oaks resident, died Friday in Moorpark. She was 91. She was born Lillian Diggins on Jan. 10, 1909, in Norwich, Ontario, Canada, and later moved to Detroit, where she met her future husband, Norman Morrison. The couple married in 1929. They moved to Los Angeles shortly after their marriage and settled in Thousand Oaks in 1937 with their son, Bob.
March 22, 1998 | BOOTH MOORE
SAN DIEGO--The spirit of the Southwest comes to Old Town during Santa Fe Market, April 3-5. Jewelry, pottery, blankets and more will be for sale by Native American artists. There will also be entertainment, dancing and food. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. April 3, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. April 4. Bazaar del Mundo courtyard, 2754 Calhoun St. Free. (619) 296-3161. OAKDALE--Saddle up for the Oakdale Rodeo, April 10-12, featuring top-name cowboys, western dance and food.
November 11, 2006 | From the Associated Press
Former Enron Corp. Chief Financial Officer Andrew Fastow will serve six years in a federal prison in Louisiana for plundering the company while concealing its feeble financial condition. Fastow, 44, had asked to be assigned to a prison in Texas, but was assigned by the Bureau of Prisons to the Federal Detention Center in Oakdale, La. Fastow, who cooperated with prosecutors in other Enron cases, had agreed to serve as long as 10 years. But in September U.S.
March 12, 1996 | FRANK MANNING
City officials will attend a community meeting in Winnetka on Wednesday to discuss crime prevention and public safety. Los Angeles Police Chief Willie Williams, City Atty. James Hahn and Chief Deputy Dist. Atty. Sandra Buttitta are scheduled to attend. The meeting was organized by the LAPD, City Councilwoman Laura Chick and the West Valley Community Police Advisory Board. Wednesday's meeting will begin at 6:45 p.m. in the AGBU Manoogian-Demirdjian School gymnasium, 6844 Oakdale Ave. in Winnetka.
February 5, 1991
A 77-year-old Calabasas woman was killed Monday when her car collided with another vehicle in Chatsworth, Los Angeles police said. Esther Marie Kurtz was pronounced dead at the scene, Officer Lee Holloman said. Police said the woman was traveling north on Oakdale Avenue about 12:30 p.m. when she pulled into the intersection from a stop sign and was broadsided by a car traveling west on Parthenia Street. The driver of the second vehicle, Robert C.
March 28, 2008 | From Times Wire Reports
A federal appeals court approved the release of former Democratic Gov. Don Siegelman on bond while he appeals his convictions in a corruption case. The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said the former governor had raised "substantial questions of fact and law" in challenging his conviction, which Siegelman claims was politically motivated. He began serving a sentence of more than seven years in June on his conviction on six bribery-related counts and one obstruction count. He has been serving the sentence at a federal prison in Oakdale.
May 13, 1999 | Associated Press
A bus carrying Japanese tourists plunged 70 feet off a highway into a ravine Wednesday night, injuring 15 people, the California Highway Patrol said. The bus, carrying 31 people, was returning to San Francisco from Yosemite National Park, the CHP said. Knights Ferry is on the Stanislaus River, about 40 miles southeast of Stockton. The cause of the accident on California 120 was not immediately determined.
January 5, 1991
A Sepulveda man was killed Friday afternoon when his pickup truck collided head-on with a car in Chatsworth, Los Angeles police said. Officials said John Hagan was traveling east on Lassen Street near Oakdale Avenue about 1:45 p.m. when his truck crossed into the westbound lanes and collided with a car driven by Sidney Schwartz of Chatsworth. Hagan died at Northridge Hospital Medical Center, Officer Steven Schiltz said. Schwartz was in good condition, a hospital spokeswoman said.
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