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Looking Back: Santa Clara Headlines From February 26

Santa Clara History News May 22

100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (February 27, 1920)

  • Santa Clara Enjoying Greatest Prosperity in History of City: Business Area Making Great Strides: T&D  Garage Building Opening on Site of Old Raney Stables: Nearby Businesses Include W.A. Madden Pharmacy, Lauck Millinery, Mead’s Jewelry and Santa Clara Creamery: Real Estate Firms Report an Active Market
  • Well Known Ad Man Returning to County Activity: Harry Knox Back in San Jose to Handle Publicity for Hart & Sons Store
  • Franklin Street Parking Work is Ably Conducted: Franklin from Jackson to Lafayette Streets Marked for Auto Parking by a Contingent from the Chamber of Commerce
  • 1920 Industry Show Planned in San Jose: Statewide Interest in the 2nd Annual Exposition of the One Hundred Per Cent Club: Farm Machinery to be Displayed
  • Mrs. Anna Roth Passes Away: Widely Known Pioneer Came to San Francisco in 1856 and Moved to Santa Clara 15 Years Ago
  • Santa Clara High School Students to Present Operetta: ‘Love Pirates of Hawaii’
  • Mrs. J.G. Jury of San Jose Woman’s Club to Talk to Santa Clara Woman’s Club on Topic: ‘How Can a Civic Club Best Serve Its Community’?: Will Also Speak in Praise of Presidents Washington and Lincoln and on the Necessity of Voting Intelligently


50 Years Ago: Santa Clara Journal & News (February 25, 1970)

  • SCUSD Board President Evan Zanker Says. ‘No Announcement on New School Superintendant Until March’
  • Mission City Adult Center at 3505 Monroe Will Hold Potluck for Seniors
  • Congressman Don Edwards Decides to Seek Re-Election: Had Considered Not Running at End of His Term But Now Wishes to Make the Job his ‘Life’s Work’
  • City Squelches Rezoning of Undeveloped Parcel on Bing Drive Between Homestead and Lochinvar: Will Continue to be Zoned Residential but Taxed Commercial
  • 2 Santa Clarans Hurt in Automobile Accident at Monroe and Bowers When Sunnyvale Driver Runs Red Light
  • American Legion Post 564 Presents New American and State Flags to Mission Branch Library to Replace Their Tattered Old Flags
  • Girl Scout Cookies on Sale from Now to March 9th for 50-cents-per-box
  • Democratic Candidate for State Attorney General, Charles A. O’Brien, Says Plenty of Laws on Books Already: New Laws Needed Only in the Area of Pollution and Environmental Control
  • Blackbird Blamed for Power Outage in Southwest Santa Clara
  • Library Enlists Junior Woman’s Club to Deliver Books to Shut-Ins
  • Santa Clara University to Provide Course of Study for Earning a State Elementary School Credential
  • West Valley College Enrollment Up 22% This Year

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