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Looking Back: Santa Clara Headlines From December 11

100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (December 12, 1919)

  • Chamber of Commerce Drive is Successful: 600 Mark Surpassed Today on Way to 1000 Membership Goal
  • Enthusiastic Mass Meeting Supports Chamber of Commerce Campaign
  • Christmas Sale of War Savings Stamps Will Total Millions: Government Appeals to Shoppers to Give Securities as Presents
  • Buy Red Cross Christmas Seals to Help Fight Tuberculosis
  • Bank of Italy Aids Children with Lessons on Thrift
  • Petition Out for Modern New School: Seeking Consolidation of Milikin, Meridian, Agnew, Jefferson and Santa Clara School Districts
  • Director of Mount Lowe Observatory Says “Don’t Worry Over Ravings of Sun Spot Specialsts”: Seven Planets Joint Pull on Sun Won’t Cause Catastrophic Weather on Earth
  • Native Sons of Golden West Ball to Aid Homeless Children’s Fund


50 Years Ago: Santa Clara Journal & News (December 10, 1969)

  • Better Business Bureau Advises Holiday Shoppers: Be Aware of Store Policies on Returns and Exchanges
  • City Council Overturns Two Planning Commission Decisions:  Nixes Rezoning for Medical Office at Scott Blvd. and Stafford St. and Denies Use Permit for Cuban Refugee Group to Establish Meeting Hall in Old Methodist Church
  • Police Unit Tries Education and Juvenile Outreach to Reduce Drug Abuse:  Use of LSD and Other Drugs Declining but Marijuana Use Rising
  • 4 Community Leaders Including a Hewlett-Packard Executive Appointed to Search Committee for New SCUSD Superintendent
  • Der Wienerschnitzel at 2525 El Camino Robbed at Gunpoint in Early Morning
  • Walter E. Schmidt, S.J. Honored with Proclamation Celebrating 25th Anniversary of Santa Clara Youth Village
  • Cost of Holding Election May Halt Petition by Tom Rowen to Recall SCUSD Board Members Victor Camacho and Irving Wilcox
  • Mission Postal Station at 1050 Kiely Blvd. Now Open: Will Serve Those in 95051 Zip Code Area

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