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Week of February 28th Headlines


100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (March 1, 1918)

*Many Slips of Yellow Paper Spill Out of Sack in Justice Thompson’s Court: Sing Kee, Known for Weather Predictions, Charged With Maintaining a Lottery


*Beaten and Robbed: A. M. Maybury, Stanford University Landscape Gardener, Accosted at Santa Clara Southern Pacific Railroad Depot on Monday Night

*Interview With Santa Clara High School Principal, Charles Townsend

*Local Real Estate Market Outlook:  Market Livening Up a Bit But War Still Has Deterring Effect

*Pacific Manufacturing Company Largest on Coast: Employs Big Force and Turns Out Large Product

*Flowers Blooming in Santa Clara Valley While East Coast Shivers in Snow

*Franklin Street Northside Businesses Include Cigar Shop, Wholesale House for Wine and Liquors, Grocery Store, Fish Market, Electric Supplies Company, Bicycle/Motorcycle Shop, and General Merchandise Store


50 Years Ago: Santa Clara Journal & News (February 28, 1968)

*Loyal Throng Supports Bar: Friar Tuck’s Restaurant in Fairway Glen Wins Permission to Sell Wine and Beer

*Six Burglaries and Four Hold-Ups Investigated by Santa Clara Police

*Applicant for Theater to Try Again Tonight: Controversial Proposal for Small Walk-in Theater Near Moonlite Drive-In to Come Up on Agenda

*Construction to Start on Santa Clara Project: New Hewlett-Packard Plant to be Built near Lawrence Expressway and Stevens Creek

*City Council Still Puzzling: What Type of Auditorium Do People Want for City? Should City and School District Cooperate on Such a Facility?

*Block Parent Program Underway in Neighborhood of Bowers School

*City Councilman Larry Fargher Throws Hat in Ring: Will Seek Republican Party Nomination to Run in 9th Congressional District Election


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