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Week of January 3rd Headlines

100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (January 4, 1918)

  • Parcel Post Convention Settles Mailing System to Portugal: Postmaster Issues New Rules
  • Heald’s Business College Has Record Classes
  • Workers of the War Win in Production: Nothing Must Stop Continuous Production
  • Noted Woman Pioneer Dies: Mrs. Alice Bethel Archer, Prominent Charity Worker of San Jose
  • Mrs. B. Fernish of Madison Street Congratulated on the Military Record of Her Only Son, Charles Fernish
  • Institution Comes to Our Home Town: Young Women’s Christian Association (Y.W.C.A.) Establishes Santa Clara Branch
  • Louis Camastro Injured in Collision with Motorcycle
  • Sugar Shortage: Woman Sugar Hoarders may be Detected and Cited
  • Coffee Club an Asset to the Community

50 Years Ago: Santa Clara Journal & News (January 3, 1968)

  • University of Santa Clara Names Its First Lay Vice President: Lee Case Named Vice President for Development and Public Relations
  • City Council Sets Widening of Portion of Scott Blvd. Fronting Underwriter’s Laboratory Offices
  • Telephone Cranks Face Poor Odds: New Technology Makes Hand Crank Phones a ‘Thing of the Past’
  • City Council Orders Demolition of Abandoned House at 1296 Pierce Street: Eyes Purchase of the Land
  • ‘No-No to Go-Go’: Planners Reject Permit for Topless Bar on El Camino and Go-Go Dance Club
  • Signers Sought: Petition Being Circulated Favoring El Camino Improvement Association Project
  • No Reward for Reporting Vandals: City Council Says It’s a Citizen’s Duty to Report City Park Vandalism but No Reward Will be Offered as Incentive
  • Marine Sergeant Edward Cruz, son of Mr. & Mrs. Isador Cruz of Santa Clara, Awarded Navy Commendation Medal with Combat “V”
  • Agnews Patients Were Feted During Holidays

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