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Looking Back: Santa Clara Headlines From October 9

100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (October 10, 1919)

  • Bank Robber is Arraigned Here: Mark Monroe Arrested in York, Pa. Recently for Robbery of Garden City Bank in Santa Clara
  • King Albert and Queen Elizabeth of Belgium to Visit San Jose This Afternoon
  • Senator Phelan Pleased to Learn of Mass Meeting in Santa Clara in Support of League of Nations Covenant
  • Santa Clara Livestock Being Exhibited at California International Livestock Show in San Francisco
  • Talk Promoting Thrift: Some People Showing a Disposition Toward Waste and Extravagant Spending Since End of War
  • American Red Cross, Pacific Division Seeks Help of Santa Clara Chamber of Commerce With Drive Commencing Nov. 2nd
  • Football Season to Open with Rally at University of Santa Clara
  • Congressman Hersman’s Bill Backed by Farmers: Supports Farmers Rights to Bargain Collectively
  • Town Trustees Discuss Paving Project Along tracks of The Alameda and Grant Street
  • First Non-stop Motor Train: Los Angeles to San Francisco: Passes Through Santa Clara


50 Years Ago: Santa Clara Journal & News (October 8, 1969)

  • Mayor Gary Gillmor and Vice Mayor Charles Kinney Meet with SCUSD Board Members Evan Zanker and Ruth Frey to Set-up  Liaison Committee to Improve Communication Between City Council and School Board
  • New Journal Press Means Faster News:  Santa Clara Journal Converts to Offset Printing Which Will Enable Next Day Coverage of City Council Meetings
  • Proposals for Improving Safety at Bellomy Crossing Include Possible Closing of Bellomy Street Near Santa Clara High School or a Traffic Signal
  • New Miss Santa Chosen During Festival Days:  Michelle Forbes
  • Boy Who Petitioned for End of War Killed: Pfc. Gregg Cochrane Killed in Vietnam September 24th: Former Santa Clara High and West Valley College Football Star
  • Petition Demands Return of War Prisoner: Santa Clara Navy Pilot Everett Alvarez Captured by North Vietnamese: Now Longest Held Prisoner-of-War in U.S. History
  • City Planners Meet: Alfred Kenyon Requests that his 4-acres on Homestead Road west of Pomeroy be Annexed into City:  Apartment Complex Planned on Part of Property
  • New Moose Lodge Instituted at S.E.S. Hall
  • Electronic Sculpture — “S” Phaser — Wins Top Prize at deSaisset Art Gallery Competition at Santa Clara University

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