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Looking Back: Week of January 23rd Headlines

100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (January 24, 1919)

  • State Board of Health Issues Statement on Influenza Epidemic
  • Memorial Resolutions Read in Superior Court in Honor of Esteemed Member of Bar, Roy J. Glendenning of Santa Clara: Passed Away from Flu and Double Pneumonia
  • Santa Clara High School Girl, Gertrude Hooper, Age 15, Dies of Influenza
  • Funeral for Mrs. Francis Pacheco: Passed at Her Home at 452 University Ave.
  • Mrs. A.T. Helm Improving at O’Connor Sanitarium
  • A. Massoni, Assistant Manager of Santa Clara Branch of Bank of Italy Promoted to New Duties in San Francisco Office: Bank of Italy Report Notes Continued Growth and Expansion of Bank
  • Well-known Resident, George Jeram, 66 years, Dies of Heart Trouble
  • New City Water Main Being Installed on Grant Street
  • Sheriff George Lyle Appoints Matron: Miss Kate Plunkett of this City to Have Desk in Sheriff’s Office
  • Tractor Show in Cupertino Starts Today
  • Firemen Perfect Plans for the New George Douglas Club
  • San Francisco Seals of the Coast League Select University of Santa Clara for Training Camp


50 Years Ago: Santa Clara Journal & News (January 22, 1969)

  • Santa Clara Free University Known as ‘Santa Clara Free You’ and Organized by Students at Santa Clara University Teaches Revolution, Sex and Racism, but also Karate and Life Drawing
  • City of Santa Clara Seeks Court Injunction to Halt Construction of Valley Continuation High School (VHS) at 1495 Don Ave.
  • City Council Grants Several Designation Changes in Zone Law and Sends Document Back to Planning Commission for Revisions
  • State Study Backs Findings of FACTS Report: State Aid to SCUSD is Decreasing
  • Aliens Should Report Now: All Aliens in United States Must Report Their Addresses  Before End of January
  • Franklin Dooner of Hogan Drive Injured in Auto Accident: Ran His Care into Utility Pole on Coffin Road
  • New Santa Clara City Librarian, Donald Fuller, Honored at Reception at Santa Clara Central Library: Mayor, City Manager, City Officials and Santa Clara University Officials Speak at His Welcome Party
  • David Rice and William Wood File Forms to Run in SCUSD School Board Race

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