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Looking Back: Week of August 15 Headlines

100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (August 16, 1918)

*War Savings Stamp Drive Going Big in This City: Over 50 Contributors Qualify for ‘$1000 Club’

*Value of Liberty Bonds Increasing


*Uncle Sam Shares Grief of Mothers: Letter to Women Telling of Death of Son is Epitome of Tenderness

*B. ‘Harry’ Moriarity Passes Away: Santa Clara Loses a Favorite Son and One of Its Staunchest Citizens

*Government Film, ‘Pershing’s Crusader’s’ Shown at Rex Theatre

*Service Flag Purchased for Santa Clara High School and on Display at Bank of Italy: 45 Stars for the Number of Students in Service to Country

*People of Santa Clara Patriotically Co-operating with Food Administration in Regard to Distribution of Sugar


50 Years Ago: Santa Clara Journal & News (August 14, 1968)

*Local Teachers Rap S.C. School District for Failure to Meet Minimum Demands of California Teachers Association: CTA Releases Resolution of Impasse and Local Sanctions Alert

*Permit for Third Theater at Moonlight Shopping Center Okay Despite Opposition from Group Led by St. Justin’s Msgr. Mentasti Fearing Pornographic Films Will be Shown

*Man Promoting a “Folk Rock Concert” in Santa Clara Learns Expensive Lesson — Permit Denied for Failure to First Hold a Public Hearing

*Planning Commission to Discuss Revisions to Plans for the Santa Clara ‘University Project’ Urban Renewal Area Tonight

*Tennis Anyone? Discussion of Construction of a New City Park Near Airway Industrial Park: Would Serve Both the Industrial and Residential Community

*Target of Thefts: Auto Stereos, Blue Chip Stamp Books — and a Guitar

*West Valley College Receives “High Commendations” and a 3-year Renewal of its Accreditation

*Larry Fargher Opens Congressional Campaign Office at 1961 The Alameda, San Jose


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