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Looking Back: Week of December 26th Headlines

100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (December 27, 1918)

  • Accidental Death is Verdict of Coroner: Thaddeus Gabriel Died from Injuries After Being Struck by Southern Pacific Train at Santa Clara Depot
  • Sheriff-Elect George W. Lyle Presented with Solid Gold Sheriff’s Badge
  • The Assembly of Free People: World Map of the War: Nation’s that Gained the World’s Freedom: Belgium, France, Great Britain. Greece, Italy, Japan, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, and The Slavs
  • Fatal Accident on West Santa Clara Street: Motor Car Kills Henry Emmertz
  • Senator Herbert Jones Weds Miss Ann MacSwain, Teacher at San Jose High School and Daughter of Santa Clara Doctor
  • Mrs. Eva Nace Buried at Oak Hill Cemetery: She is Wife of Santa Clara Printer, Charles A. Nace
  • The Community Council Plan Inaugurated Under Direction of State Council of Defense Gets Endorsement of Farm Bureau
  • Santa Claus Visits: Many of Santa Clara’s Poor Families Given Gifts and Bags of Food by Santa Clara Relief Council
  • Musician Arnold Jamison Home on Furlough From San Pedro Where He is Training in Naval Reserve


50 Years Ago: Santa Clara Journal & News (December 25, 1968)

  • Police Call Pickets a Hazard: Members of Hospital and Industrial Workers Union Walk-out at Santa Clara Kaiser Hospital: Strike Has Been a Source of Traffic Tie-ups Around Hospital
  • School Tax Election will Ask for 95-cent Hike for Three Years
  • Arthur D. Little Management Consultants Report Criticized for Not Citing Ways SCUSD  Can Save Money
  • School Board Hears Citizens’ Research: Warning that Spring Tax Election May Fail Because of Adverse Publicity from the Arthur D. Little Management Consultants Report
  • Citizens Protest Valley High: Neighborhood Residents Protest Proposed Location of a Continuation High School at 1495 Don Avenue
  • San Jose State Faculty Expresses Support for S.I. Hayakawa, Acting President of San Francisco State College

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