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Week of July 11th Headlines

 

100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (July 12, 1918)

*Red Cross Nets $250 from County War Council’s July Fourth Celebration

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*Bond Interest Same on All Issues: 4-1/2%

*Increased Taxes are Necessary: War Effort Has Greatly Increased Number of Government Employees

*Peninsular Railroad Company Gets More Time on Project to Lower Tracks at Franklin & Lincoln and at Grant & Franklin

*San Jose City Manager Reed to Leave Post Soon to Take Position at University of California

*New Eight-Ton, Two-Revolution Printing Press To Be Installed This Week at Office of Santa Clara News:  Will Enable Fine Printing and Color Work

*Don’t Waste Food & Conserve Sugar for War Effort: Don’t Use More than One Lump of Sugar in Tea or Coffee

*Palo Alto Pastor, Rev. Joseph M. Gleason Honored with Appointment as Army Vicar General

 

50 Years Ago: Santa Clara Journal & News (July 10, 1968)

*Urban Renewal Project Postponement Granted:  Proposal of J. Marion Company of Mountain View Continued to July 15th

*School Chief Lawrence Curtis to Keep Post But Changes in Administrative Organization of Superintendant’s Office  to be Implemented in Response to Management Consultant’s Report

*Santa Clara to Join Power Agency with Eleven Other Cities of Northern California Municipal Electric Association

*Councilman William A. Wilson, Jr. Forgets to Put in Cake Order: City’s 116th Birthday Celebration Celebrated with Bouquets of City’s Flower — Peace Rose — Instead

*School District Elementary Schools to Retain Computer Classes Through Project PLAN (Program for Learning in Accordance with Needs)  but High Schools Discontinue Project

*Unimart Zoning Request Granted by City Council: Department Store Development Calls for Enlarging Landscaped Area

*Aquamaids Receive City Travel Aid for Trip to Compete in Japan

*Philco-Ford Will Close Santa Clara Microelectronics Division and Move it to Blue Bell, Pennsylvania

*Dr. John Drahmann Appointed Acting Dean of College of Sciences at University of Santa Clara

*Santa Clara Man, Jack Armstrong, Elected Head of West Valley College District Trustees Board

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