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Looking Back: Week of January 9th Headlines

100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (January 10, 1919)

  • Roy J. Glendenning Succumbs to Influenza: Brilliant Future of Prominent Santa Clara Attorney Cut Short by Untimely Death
  • Four Bank of Italy Members are Victims of Spanish Influenza
  • Professor George Sullivan of Santa Clara University Engineering Department on Leave to Arizona Where He is Engaged in Large Engineering Project: Professor Donald Bergman Will Take His Place During Absence
  • Brief Resume of American and Allied War Activity: Six Nations Lose 5,796,504, Killed in Course of War: War Costs Allies Over $94 Billion
  • Killed in Battle: Ira M. Smith, son of Ida Smith of 1359 Lewis Street
  • Patrick T. Foley, Pioneer Resident Dies in Home at 954 Lafayette Street: Came to Santa Clara in 1867
  • Santa Clara County Growers Set Planting Record: 100,000 New Fruit Trees Being Planted: 4000 Acres Being Set Out in County:  All Records Broken
  • Real Estate Men Optimistic about Post-War Future: A.T. Helm Predicts Big Things for 1919
  • Grant Street Paving Project: Entire Strip to City Limit on The Alameda Will be Paved


50 Years Ago: Santa Clara Journal & News (January 8, 1969)

  • City Backs Anti-VHS Group: Proposed Location on Don Avenue of Valley Continuation High School Opposed
  • Frank Barcells Withdrawing from the Race for Mayor
  • New Designations, Map:  Zone Hearing January 14th Last Chance for Public to Air Complaints About Major Zoning Changes
  • Thief Steals $1000 from Santa Clara High School Safe
  • Kidnapping of 4-year-old from Busy Bee Day Nursery at 675 Benton Solved: Girl Found at San Jose Home of Father, Robert Rutkowski, who is Arrested
  • Arson Suspected in Curtis Intermediate School Fire: Could Student Have Set Fire?
  • County Board of Supervisors Irked by Santa Clara Officials Referring to New County Building as a ‘Taj Mahal’

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