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Looking Back – Week of June 25

100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (June 23, 1914)

  • Help the Woman’s Club Adobe Restoration Fund: $400 Needed: Adobe to be Dedicated Tomorrow: Leading Club Women of California to Attend
  • Commercial League Places $500 in Special Fund for New Factory Campaign: Big Inducements to be Offered to Manufacturers: Large Sums of Money Will be Raised for Factory Requirements
  • Final Extension Granted on Fifty Year Franchise: Effort Made to Secure Eastern Capital for Completion of Entire Gap Says Chairman of Peninsula Railroad Company
  • Gilroy Ready to Celebrate State Highway Work: Santa Clara Boosters Invited
  • Greater Santa Clara Project Underway: New Harbor of Alviso to be Called Port Santa Clara: L. H Albertson Successful in Santa Clara Port Project
  • Town Trustees Inspect New Septic Tank Outlet

50 Years Ago: Santa Clara Journal (June 24, 1964)

  • Police ‘Number Game’ Stymies Budget Action: Police Chief Disagrees with City Manager
  • Library of the Future: Single-phase Construction of Proposed New Main Library Gets Nod: To Be Built on Homestead Road Adjoining Central Park Area
  • Balloons Rise Thursday from 15 Parks and Playgrounds: ‘Space Week’ Theme
  • New Kaiser Hospital Holds Open House
  • Boys Finish 500-Miler: Aching, Tired, Happy: First 500-Mile Bike Race in Santa Clara, led by Bert Archer
  • Lawrence Expressway Work Goes On: From Mountain View-Alviso Road across Bayshore Highway to Monroe: Now 30% Complete
  • Site Prospecting: West Valley Junior College Board Eyes Orchard Land in Agnews Area for a Santa Clara Campus
  • Urban Redevelopment Meeting: John Carl Warneke Associates Study in Spotlight

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