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Looking Back: Week of November 21st Headlines

100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (November 22, 1918)

  • Santa Claran, Edward Hurley, is Reappointed by Navy Department as United States Shipping Board Chairman
  • Tractor School To Open Here: Vocational Classes Related to Farm and Machinery Courses
  • United War Work (UWW) Drive is Successful Here
  • Santa Clara County Ranks 12th Among California’s 58 Counties in War Savings Drive
  • Reception Plans Underway for Local Boys Returning from War Front and Military Camps
  • Post-War Prosperity Will be Permanent Says Real Estate Man A.T. Helm
  • Native Daughters of the Golden West Will Hold Dance Saturday Night to Raise Funds for Red Cross
  • Miss Alice Richards Sails to France to do War Reconstruction Work for Red Cross
  • Judge Lorigan Urged for Appellate Court by Santa Clara County Bar Association
  • Jewel Baking Company Sold to I. J. Felis of San Jose
  • Public Library, Closed during Flu Epidemic, to Reopen this Afternoon
  • Popularity of County Clerk, Henry A. Pfister, Shown by Record Vote:  Gets More Votes than Anyone Else Running for Office in Santa Clara County
  • New President of University of Santa Clara, Rev. Timothy Murphy, is Noted Orator
  • Robert Starr Writes Home to Father from French Front


50 Years Ago: Santa Clara Journal & News (November 20, 1968)

  • 100 Wilcox High Students Tutor at Local Elementary Schools During Study Hall Period: Teacher Ray Elwell Coordinates Project
  • Talks Expand in Wilcox Rift: Mexican-American Parents and Students Want More Representation in Personnel Hearings
  • Local Train Engineer, Santa Claran George Scott, Files Half Million Dollar Lawsuit Against Campbell Police for False Arrest
  • City Council Agrees to Help Subsidize Festivity Honoring Local Olympic Champions but Refuses to Pay for the Champagne
  • Annual ‘Santa Clara Santa Project’ Underway: Goal is to Raise Funds to Provide Christmas Food Baskets and Toys to Needy Families in Santa Clara and Alviso
  • Mayor Gillmor Suggests Forming a Liaison Committee Between City and SCUSD
  • Groundbreaking was held November 15th for Second Phase of Multi-Million Vista Del Lago Lakeside Apartments and Office Center on Saratoga Ave.: 170 Apartments to be Built in this Phase
  • Current Mayor, Gary Gillmor Announces He Will Run Again in April

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