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Looking Back – Week of April 16

100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (April 14, 1914)

  • Cherry Carnival Plans Advance: Week of Pageantry and Celebration Will Surpass All Previous Efforts of the County and Make History for Our Mission Town
  • Native Sons Grand Parlor to Hold Convention Here in 1916
  • ‘Poppy Day’ to Become State Event
  • New Factory is Under Way: To Be Largest Wholesale Tamale Firm in State
  • F.E. Chapin of Peninsular Railroad Company Asks Town Trustees to Compromise on Trolley Line: Wants to Build to Cemetery but Abandon Meridian Cut-off
  • Philanthea Musicale at Methodist Church Hall Will be Brilliant Social Event

50 Years Ago: Santa Clara Journal (April 15, 1964)

  • Council Ruling on Fiasco: New Apartment on Karen Drive ‘Illegal’ – May Be Torn Down: Top Story May Invade Privacy
  • City’s Third Race Track Gets Nod – But It’s All Miniature for Model Cars: In El Camino Shopping Center between Scott and Los Padres
  • City Councilman William Wilson, Jr. Rips into Colleagues for Doing Nothing to Help Downtown Santa Clara Develop
  • Channel 54 Educational Television Hits High School: Growing Trend in Modern Teaching Methods: Elementary Schools to Follow Lead Next Fall
  • George Haines Named to Santa Clara Coaching Camp This Summer

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