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Looking Back: Santa Clara Headlines From April 24

100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (April 25, 1919)

  • Energetic Hustlers Enlist in Santa Clara News’ Automobile and Prize Voting Contest: Every Active Contestant Wins a Prize or Cash Commission: Whether You Live in City or County Your Chances are Equal:  H. F. Sweatland Managing Campaign
  • Victory Liberty Loan Drive Still On, Subscribe Today: Good Response Made
  • Santa Clara Boys Home from War Trenches: List of Those Sent Home from 1st Division, 364th Infantry, 411th Telegraph Battalion, 37th Aero Squadron, and U.S. Navy
  • Santa Claran William McCormick, Manager of Abram Block Fruit Company, Recipient of War Trophy: German Helmut from France
  • New Revenue Law Now in Effect:  Collector of Internal Revenue Tells of Special Tax
  • Native Sons of the Golden West Elects 1919 Conference Delegates:  Santa Clara Parlor No. 100 selects Judge Charles A. Thompson and Joseph Sweeney


50 Years Ago: Santa Clara Journal & News (April 23, 1969)

  • Young Adult Project (YAP) Library Moves from Franklin Mall to Sunnyvale — into an Old Fire House at 275 Fair Oaks Avenue: YAP Librarians Hope to Return to Santa Clara with a Library on Wheels — a Converted Bus
  • City Council Okays Controversial Youth Library Location Here: Many Teenagers Ask for Resolution of Support:  Councilman Gary Gillmor Makes Resolution for Library to be Located within City Limits: Council Passes on 8-1 Vote
  • El Camino Real Merchants Aid Plans for Fiesta Celebration in May
  • Voters Choose Larry Furlow and 3 Incumbents [Maryanne Brooks, Ruth Frey and Evan Zanker] in SCUSD Board of Education Race
  • City Ends Three Hearings on the ‘Mission Project’: Urban Renewal Project Two
  • SCUSD Principals Issue ‘Classified’ Dress Code: Boys: No Shorts or Bermudas and Must Have Neat and Tapered Haircuts; Girls: No Skirts Shorter than 4″ Above Knee and Culottes/Pant Dresses Acceptable but Not Slacks, Shorts or Bermudas
  • Buchser High Dance Scheduled for Friday

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