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Looking Back: Santa Clara Headlines From October 23

100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (October 24, 1919)

  • Greater Chamber of Commerce Planned: American City Bureau Will Conduct Active Campaign: Seeking a Membership of at Least 600 and a Minimum Income of $10,000
  • Tentative Program of Work for Typical Chamber of Commerce: City Planning, Annexation, Bonds, Auto Camp Site, New Passenger Station, Agricultural and Horticultural Development, Trade & Industrial, Schools, Water Supply
  • Santa Clara in Progressive Era: Real Estate in Santa Clara County is Changing Hands Rapidly: Carpenters and Contractors are Busy: Orchard Property in Heavy Demand
  • The Alameda to Have Speed Limit:  Signage Going-up from San Jose City Limit to City Limit of Santa Clara: Motorists Exceeding Speed of 20-miles-per-hour Subject to Arrest
  • Santa Clarans to Show Livestock at California International Livestock Show Near the Marina in San Francisco
  • Santa Clara Boy Home from Siberia: Elvin Linderoth Among Returning Troops on the Transport Logan: Will Resume His Office Job at Pacific Manufacturing Co.
  • Great Tenor, Lambert Murphy, to Give Recital and Lecture at College of the Pacific in San Jose
  • L.A. Mead Will Soon Be Putting Christmas Jewelry on Display at Santa Clara Store


50 Years Ago: Santa Clara Journal & News (October 22, 1969)

  • ‘Fast-Talking Salesmen’ Defraud Consumers: Former Home Economics Professor Dr. Mabel Newcomer to Give ‘Consumer Beware’ Lecture: Misleading Bait-and-Switch Tactics Being Used in Sales of Sewing Machines and Television Sets
  • City Council Supports Resolution to Withdraw Troops from Vietnam on 3-1-2 vote: 3 yes (Gillmor, Kiely, Barcells), 1 no (Fargher) and 2 abstain (Marsalli, Wilson)
  • Santa Clara Journal Switches to New Offset Printing Process with This Issue
  • Norman Holtz, Owner of Manor House Restaurant, Cited for Violating Sign Ordinance with ‘Overlarge’ Signage
  • Burglars Hit Home on Shamrock Drive and Businesses on The Alameda and Stevens Creek Blvd.
  • Education Board to Decide Whether Soccer Should be Adopted as a League Sport
  • Santa Clara Woman’s Club to Hold Its 20th Annual ‘Teacher’s Tea’ to Honor Educators, Principals, and the School Board
  • Assistant Police Chief Clarence Andrade Honors the 52-man Police Reserve Force for Their Numerous Volunteer Hours
  • Santa Clara Cub Scout Pack 48 to Hold Paper Drive at Pomeroy Elementary School

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