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Looking Back: Santa Clara Headlines From January 29

100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (January 30, 1920)

  • Prune and Apricot Association Report: Campaign Results in 40,000 New Acres
  • Chamber of Commerce Holds Elections: New Board Members Include Robert Fatjo, Luis Fatjo, A.W. Nuttman, A.J. Cronin, H.L. Warburton, Charles Thompson, B. Fernish, John Glendenning, Henry Menzel, John French, August Roll, Charles D. South, C.W. Haman, H.O. Menton, and William McCormick
  • Red Cross Sponsors Home Nursing Course for Santa Clara Housewives: Class to be Instructed by Hattie Bacon
  • Newly Organized Parent-Teacher Association to Meet Today
  • Funeral of Miss Elizabeth Colonica Held Here Tuesday at Family Home on Franklin St, near Alviso St.
  • 25 Truant Children Rounded-up by County Truant Officer Miss Catherine Woodland: Truants, Mostly Boys, Ordered to Attend School
  • Autos Cause of Voluminous New Laws Defining Speed Limits and Rights of the Road


50 Years Ago: Santa Clara Journal & News (January 28, 1970)

  • Recent Fatal Motorcycle Accidents Prompt Officer to Review Safety Rules Riders Must Follow:  Respect and Know your Motorcycle
  • City Employees Still in Negotiations with City Manager’s Office:  Seeking 7-1/2% Pay Raise and Various Fringe Benefits
  • 60 Applicants for SCUSD Superintendent of Schools Post
  • Stevens Creek Auto Dealer, Specialty Cars, Inc., Fined for False Advertising
  • Fake Detective Almost Got Senior Citizen’s Savings: Claimed He Needed Her to Withdraw Funds from Her Bank Because He Was Trying to Catch a Crooked Bank Teller
  • Former Sunnyvale Mayor Richard Hayden Announces Plans to Run for State Assembly District 22 Seat
  • Planning Commission Will Consider Controversial Proposal Wednesday to Rezone SW Corner of Lawrence Expressway at Pruneridge from Single Family Homes to Medium Density Apartments
  • Scrap Metal Thieves Steal from Business Storage Units at Diana Fruit Company, Applied Materials and Electro-Chassi Co.
  • City’s Civil Defense Coordinator Announces Air Raid Siren Test to be Held Friday
  • Little League Sign-ups Announced for Westside and Eastside Teams

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