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Looking Back: Santa Clara Headlines From December 25

100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (December 26, 1919)

  • Plan to Consolidate Schools Received with Favor:  Santa Clara Grammar School Erected Just a Few Years Ago to Accommodate 50 Pupils Now Overcrowded with 750 Pupils but Grammar School is Logical Center for Proposed District to also Include Milikin, Meridian, Jefferson, Agnew, and Midway
  • January 17th will be Volunteer Sign-up Day for the Fruit Men: Prune and Apricot Growers to Keep-up Active Work in Chamber of Commerce Campaign
  • Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors Manages to Pave Over One Hundred Miles of Road without Having to Issue Bonds
  • Important California Industry:  Few Realize the Importance of Tractor-Making in State
  • Hiram Johnson Outlines Plan of Coming Presidential Campaign: He Vows to Tell People of the Country Just What He Stands For


50 Years Ago: Santa Clara Journal & News (December 22, 1969)

  • Biologist H. Thomas Harvey Warns Citizens Advisory Committee of Dangers of Population Growth: San Jose State Professor Say too Many People with Too Many Cars will Pollute Atmosphere: Smog Kills!
  • Five Children Win Prizes from Santa Clara Journal for their Entries in Xmas Card Design Contest
  • Cash Donations Still Welcome in Support of ‘Project Santa’ to Aid Needy Families in Alviso and Santa Clara
  • School Board Now Looking for Temporary Site for Valley Continuation High School: Property on Monroe Street Suggested
  • Santa Clara University Expands Board of Trustees with Three More Jesuits and Three More Lay Members
  • More Violence at Pittsburgh-Des Moines Steel Plant in Santa Clara: Strike Now 109 Days Long
  • City Council Nixes Rezoning for Dental Office at Northeast Corner of Scott Blvd. and Liberty Street
  • Construction Permits Down This Month for Various Types of Buildings in Santa Clara

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