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Week of May 30th Headlines


100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (May 31, 1918)

*Red Cross Successful in Fund Drive: Press is Thanked


*National War Savings Pledge Day Set for June 28

*Captain J. L. Donovan of University of Santa Clara to Report to San Francisco Presidio

*A. Fernish is Local Recruiting Officer: Equipped to Sign-up Men for Merchant Marine

*Government May Develop Alviso Harbor at Once: Water Transportation Cheaper Than Rail Transport During War: Alviso May Become a Great Shipping Point in the Valley

*Memorial Day Fittingly Observed With Procession Which Included Civil War Veterans

*Instructions from Government on When, Where and How to Register on June 5

*Funeral of Late Sergeant Robert Salmans: Spanish American War Veteran, Burial at Oak Hill

*New Tire Company Locates Here: The Economy Tire Company, Distributors for the San Francisco Tire Company


50 Years Ago: Santa Clara Journal & News (May 29, 1968)

*Second Urban Renewal Plan Okayed by Planning Commission: “The Mission Project” Which Lies North of the University of Santa Clara and is  8-Block Area Bounded by Benton Street, Campbell Avenue, Lexington, Franklin and Lafayette Streets

*Education Board Eyes Pupil versus Police Rights

*Despite City Budget Increasing by $1.3 Million over Previous Year, City Tax Rate is Unchanged — Will Remain at $1.52 per $100 Assessed Valuation

*City Planning Commissioners Favor the Lester Multiple Residential Zoning Request to Allow Apartment Complex on Southwest Corner of Saratoga Ave. and Los Padres Blvd. When Area Annexed by City

*Memorial Day Parade Honors Local War Dead: List of Santa Clarans Killed in Vietnam War Being Compiled

*City Council Gives Blessing to Campaign to Raise $7000 for Travel Fund for Aquamaids to Tour and Compete for United States in Japan in August


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