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Week of June 20th Headlines


100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (June 21, 1918)

*Pageant of Allied and American Events on Fourth of July: Will Include Stirring Oratory, Song Festival, Soldier Welcome


*Judge Emmett Seawall will be Speaker of Day on Fourth of July

*Leading Citizens Involved in Planning Fourth of July Events Including General Manager of Pacific Manufacturing Company and President of University of Santa Clara

*Fire Department to Participate in Parade:  All Hose Companies Will Fly Their Banners

*Fourth Liberty Loan Drive to be Financed by Banks: War Stamps Also Sold in Drive

*Governor William Stephens Appoints Santa Claran, Charles C. Morse, New War Head of State Council of Defense

50 Years Ago: Santa Clara Journal & News (June 19, 1968)

*Teachers Vote School Board Censure: Cite Board’s Failure to Establish Effective Budget Procedures

*Will Lester Plan Wins Okay on 4-3 City Council Vote: $6 Million Development Proposal for 468 Apartments on 21 Acres on Saratoga Ave. at  Los Padres and 122 Single Family Residences on 36 Acres on Pruneridge at San Tomas Expressway

*School Board Approves $1.7 Million for Construction and Remodeling of Educational Facilities

*Council  Hearing on Proposed Civil Service Rule Changes:  Extending Probation Period from 6-Months to 1-Year and Mandatory Retirement at Age 65

*Required Study of Foreign Language by 6th Graders Dropped

*Truck Falls into Ditch on Lafayette: Two Santa Clara Women Rescued by Alviso Man

*Richard K. Taylor, former Santa Claran, is Vietnam War Victim

*Santa Clara County Council of Boy Scouts Hopes to Send 100 Boys from Underprivileged Homes to Summer Camp — Camp Stuart in Saratoga Hills

*Summer Teen Jobs Program Underway: TOPS (Teen Opportunity Placement Services)

*Santa Clara Honored for Pedestrian Safety Record by American Automobile Association’s Pedestrian Safety Council


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