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Looking Back: Santa Clara Headlines From July 3

100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (July 4, 1919)

  • Hundreds Sign Telephone Girls Petition for Better Wage Scale
  • Esteemed Pioneer, 91 years, Passes Away:  Arthur C. Penniman, Pioneer Fruit Dryer, First Came to California in 1852 and Had Lived in Santa Clara Valley the Past 35 Years
  • Apricots As Well As Prunes Bring Rich Returns to Santa Clara Valley: ‘Cot Growers This Year Got Almost Double Prices
  • Postal Rates Decrease: Now 2-cents for a Letter Instead of 3-cents and 1-cent for Postcard Instead of 2-cents
  • Good Roads Issue Wins 5-to-1: Santa Clara County Expected to Benefit to the Extent of $7,500,000 in Road Construction


50 Years Ago: Santa Clara Journal & News (July 2, 1969)

  • Group of SCUSD Parents Upset Over Sex Education: Demand Review Committee
  • School Board Approves Shift in School Personnel: Ten Administrators to Change Jobs
  • Eichi Sakauye Retires from SCUSD Board: Has Served Since February 11, 1965
  • City Birthday Celebration This Week:  City Curator Austen Warburton to Conduct Historical Walking Tour:  Father Arthur Spearman, S.J. to Preside at Commemorative Mass at Carmelite Monastery: Earl Bowe to Hold Organizational Meeting for a Santa Clara Historical Society
  • Donkey Baseball Players Discuss Big Game: City Council to Play Santa Clara Eastside-Westside Little League Moms
  • Definition of ‘Take-Out’ Requested by City Planners:  What is Difference Between ‘Drive-In’ and ‘Take-Out’ Restaurants?
  • City Councilmen Review Their Stands on ‘Mission Urban Renewal Project’: City Councilman Frank Barcells Will Seek Abolition of Santa Clara Redevelopment Agency if Project Proposal Fails
  • Construction Starts on 110 More Apartments at Lawrence Square (El Camino Real at Lawrence Expressway)
  • Celebrated Italian Artist Michele Cascella to Have One-Woman Show at de Saisset Art Gallery on University of Santa Clara Campus

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