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Looking Back: Santa Clara Headlines From March 27

100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (March 28, 1919)

  • Governor Stephens Asks that Welcome Home Celebrations Throughout the State be Held Simultaneously On a Special Date to be Announced Later:  Judge J. E. Glendenning Elected Chairman of Santa Clara Committee
  • New Fire Official Elected to Office:  Joe Sweeney to Fill Position Opened Up by Resignation of E. S. Wright
  • Red Cross Nurse Returns Home from France:  Miss Anne Vargas
  • John G. French Will Aid Victory Loan Committee Allowing Government War Pictures to be Shown at Rex Theatre Without Charge Under Auspices of Santa Clara District War Council
  • Underground Phone System Planned for This City:  Pacific Telephone & Telegraph Company Asks to Install Underground Trunk Along Main to Franklin Streets
  • Four Aeroplanes to Fly Sunday:  Exhibition Flight Show to be Held Above Ball Park When San Francisco Seals Play San Jose Bears
  • New Daylight Schedule Goes Into Effect Sunday:  Set Clocks and Watches Ahead One Hour at Bedtime Saturday Night
  • Blossom Festival at Saratoga Set for April 5th:  Senator James Phelan Will Speak
  • Mrs. George Fenhagen, Daughter of James Pierce, Dies in Baltimore of Influenza:  Her Death a Grievous Loss to Santa Clara Friends


50 Years Ago: Santa Clara Journal & News (March 26, 1969)

  • SCUSD Board Decides to Implement Arthur D. Little District Reorganization Report as District Policy
  • M. Van Smith, a Candidate for SCUSD Board, Requests Action Against Arthur D. Little, Inc.: Says ADL District Reorganization Report Unnecessary Because It Could Have Been Done by District Administration Staff Saving Cost of $38,500
  • 30-Foot Trees Create Instant Landscaping: Several Redwood Trees Moved from City Right-of-Way Project to Landscape the Triton Museum Grounds
  • Four-Way Mayor Race Ends Tuesday
  • Army Pfc. Billy D. Murphy Killed March 21st in Vietnam: He was a 1967 Graduate of Santa Clara High School
  • Peterson High School Faculty Knocks Student Challenges to Authority
  • Federal Court Judge Robert Peckham Says Alviso Chicano Student Union Members Can Continue to Wear Brown Berets to School

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