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Looking Back December 2016

Week of December 7th Headlines

100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (December 6, 1916)

  • College of Pacific Fund Grows Fast: Bishop Leonard to Give All of His Time During Next Two Weeks to Campaign
  • Prunes Being Sent to East Coast This Week During Santa Clara Prune Week
  • Manager Reed Explains Ways of New Regime: San Jose Still in Throes of Bitter Political Squabble Over City Manager
  • Cornerstone to be Laid December 17 for Handsome New Monastery for Carmelite Sisters: Archbishop Hanna will Preside at Ceremony
  • Santa Clara Lodge No. 52 of the Odd Fellows Holds Election of Officers

50 Years Ago: Santa Clara Journal & News (December 7, 1966)

  • Council Gets Bid for City Hall ‘Union Shop’
  • Continuation High: Books and Jobs Go Together at this School in the Santa Clara Unified School District
  • Fifth High School Site Gets the Axe: Teenagers in Agnew Area will Have to do Without the High School That Had Been in Planning Stages for Over a Year ‘Santa Clara Santa’ Group Meets
  • Police Chief Sapena Answers a Critic: Criticism of Departmental Procedures from James MacNamara, the Officer Paralyzed from Waist Down During Shooting Incident Two Years Ago
  • Charter Review Group Agrees on City Council Pay: To Equal Recent Pay Scale Approved for Sunnyvale’s City Council

Compiled by Mary Hanel, Historic Preservation Society of Santa Clara


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