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Looking Back: Santa Clara Headlines From September 25

100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (September 26, 1919)

  • Traffic Laws are Rigidly Enforced: Speed Signs Now in Place:  Speed Limit is 15 Miles
  • Sheriff Lyle Goes After Bank Thugs: Mark Monroe Alias Mark Thornton Faces Robbery Charges Brought by H.L. Warburton
  • Soldiers Join New American Legion Branch Serving San Jose and Santa Clara
  • High Prices to get Jolt Soon Says Herbert Hoover Who has Returned to Palo Alto After Serving as U.S. Food Administrator
  • Window Glass Company Seeks Factory Site: In Touch with Chamber of Commerce
  • Milk Given to Students in County: California Dairy Council to Conduct Survey Through-out State
  • Pratt-Low Preserving Company to Build Branch Plant in Redwood City
  • Governor William Stephens May Aid California Forest Drama: Plans for California State Forest Play: ‘The Soul of Sequoia’
  • Bank of Italy Enters Foreign Trade Field
  • Pioneer Day Observed by Santa Clara Woman’s Club:  Honorees Tell Very Interesting Tales of Early Days of California



50 Years Ago: Santa Clara Journal & News (September 24, 1969)

  • Mayor’s Ball Kicks-off 24th Annual Festival Days Celebration: Ball to Benefit Triton Museum, Santa Clara Players, Santa Clara Chorale, and Santa Clara Philharmonic
  • City Council Nixes Rezoning Request for Granada at Flora Vista Parcel: Request to Rezone from Agricultural Land to Apartment Zoning Turned Down
  • Peppertree Homeowners Picket:  Object to Rezoning of Nearby Land from Single Family Residential to Apartment Zoning
  • 2-Acre Parcel on Agnew Road Selected for Proposed Agnew Park Site
  • William Ward Quits Sprinkler Project He Volunteered to Put in on Triton Museum Grounds: Says City Failed to Get Him Materials Needed to Carry Project Forward
  • Stanford Professor, Dr. William Odell, to Assist SCUSD in Screening Candidates for New Superintendent: Need to Find Replacement for Retiring Supt. Lawrence Curtis
  • Pros and Cons of Sex Education in Public Schools to be Topic of Fall Meeting of Santa Clara County Motion Picture and Television Council

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