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Looking Back April 2017

Week of April 26th Headlines

100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (April 25, 1917)

  • Home Guard is Organized in this City: Mass Meeting Hears Officers in Addresses: 80 Sign Up for Drill: Is Your Name on This List?
  • Government Asks City to Prepare Food Supplies: Government Tips on Successful Gardening
  • Water Rates Less During War
  • Students Drill at Stanford
  • Bank of Italy Receives Reply from Capitol: Treasury Secretary Thanks A.P. Giannini for Interest in Proposed Bond Issue
  • Elk’s Vaudeville Show Raises Money for Red Cross
  • U Boats Working in Our Waters
  • Mission Hose Volunteer Fire Company Celebrates Ninth Anniversary
  • Good Sporting for Opening Day of Fishing Season

50 Years Ago: Santa Clara Journal & News (April 26, 1967)

  • Bond Offices Open: ‘Y.E.S. Committee on Schools’ Sponsoring Bond Election Slated for May 23, 1967
  • A Look into Santa Clara County Jail: Not a Good Place to be Whether You are Inside or Outside
  • Not Awed by Presidents: ‘Let Them Eat Cake,’ Says Baker: Remembrances of Steve Volk, Once Baker for U.S. Presidents, Now Baking/Decorating Instructor in Restaurant Management Training Program for West Valley College District
  • Smile Pretty: Claudia Nygaard of Santa Clara, Second Runner Up in Miss Cupertino Pageant: Shows Talent with Guitar and Folksong Number
  • Tracy Park Protest: Gas Station Plan for Southeast Corner of Pruneridge & Lawrence Expressway Defeated Following Protests at City Council by Residents of Tracy Cascade Park Neighborhood
  • ‘Respect Law & Order’: Luncheon at Santa Clara Woman’s Club Honors Police Chief Frank Sapena and Attorney Austen Warburton
  • Patricia Navarro of Buchser High School among County Beauties in Contest for Cinco de Mayo Queen Honors

(compiled by Mary Hanel, Historic Preservation Society of Santa Clara)

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