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Looking Back: Week of December 5th Headlines

100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (December 6, 1918)

  • Fine Memorial Planned for Santa Clara Boys Who Gave Their Lives for Their Country
  • Local Boys Soon to Return Home: 144th Field Artillery, the ‘Grizzlies,’ Returning to Camp Fremont
  • Spend All You Can on Christmas Presents in Spirit of Uncle Sam: With End of War All Council of Defense Requests to Restrain Xmas Buying are Called Off
  • Walter Brown in Hospital: Son of Mr. and Mrs. George M. Brown of Jefferson District Injured in Action in France
  • The Red Cross Wants Your Monetary Contributions And Your Heart
  • War Workers Thanked for Able Support
  • New Fruit Exhibit for Santa Clara:  Will be Installed at City Hall by Chamber of Commerce
  • Pratt-Low Cannery Buildings Being Painted


50 Years Ago: Santa Clara Journal News (December 4, 1968)

  • Santa Clara City Council Resolution Hits San Jose State College for Allowing ‘Riotous Conduct’ by Students
  • Protestors Ask Stop to Federal Funds:  Mexican-American Parents and Students Dissatisfied With SCUSD Review: Asking for Federal Investigation of Discriminatory Practices by Teachers, Staff, and Administration at Wilcox High School
  • War Toys and Toys of Violence to be Topic of Debate at C.W. Haman School Next Monday
  • Councilman Kiely to Propose Ordinance That Any Urban Renewal or Community Development Plans Need to Have Voter Okay
  • University of Santa Clara Trustees Increase Tuition by $105 per Student for the 1969-70 Academic Year
  • Elks Become Fourth Sponsor:  Santa Clara Elks Join PTA, Firemen and Policemen in Sponsoring the ‘Santa Clara Santa’ Project to Aid Needy Families in Santa Clara and Alviso

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