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Looking Back: Santa Clara Headlines From March 4

100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (March 5, 1920)

  • Santa Clara Chamber of Commerce Endorses the Proposed Plan for Consolidating Schools of This District
  • Explanation of the Who, When, Where, How and What of Income Tax in a Nutshell
  • Santa Clara Women, Mrs. Charles Cumming and Mrs. J.C. Morrison, Form Real Estate Company
  • S.E.S. Hall Makes Ideal Classroom: Used for School Work
  • Naval Reserve Day is March 27th: Visit Navy Recruiting Office in the Bank of San Jose Building
  • Funeral for John A. Nace: Many Attend Service for Well-known Resident: Former Town Trustee and Town Treasurer: Ran Town’s Printing Office and a Western Union Telegraph Office
  • Election Notes: Incumbents C.W. Haman, Kenneth Morrison, and W.B. George Petition to Run Again as School Trustees
  • Irish Bond Drive Meeting Held at University of Santa Clara
  • Pratt-Low Expanding Operations: Completes Construction of Cannery in Redwood City
  • New Contracting Business Firm: Angus MacInnes of Santa Clara to Partner with William J. Reinhold of San Jose


50 Years Ago: Santa Clara Journal & News (March 4, 1970)

  • Citizens Advisory Committee Refuses Mayor Gary Gillmor’s Request to Abandon Its Project to Study Older Houses in Santa Clara: Mayor Says That is Job of City’s Historical & Landmarks Commission but CAC Says H & L Commission Not Making Good Progress and Many Groups Should be Encouraged to Work on This
  • Toyota’s Controversial Rezoning Request Postponed by City Council Due to Absence of Council Member Needed to Break Tie Vote
  • Preliminary School Budget Factors in 20-cent Tax Rise
  • Jimmy Baciagalupi sells New Dergan’s at 800 Kiely Blvd.: Had Operated it Since 1965
  • John Brasswell of Stanley Drive Assaulted with Waffle Iron by Man Claiming to be House Painter
  • New Miss Santa Clara GI Forum to be Selected at GI Forum’s Black & White Coronation Ball at Cabana Motor Hotel in Palo Alto
  • Santa Clara Junior Theater to Present ‘Aladdin & the Wonderful Lamp’ at Wilson Intermediate School Auditorium

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