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Looking Back: Week of November 28th Headlines

100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (November 29, 1918)

  • Governor Gives Thanks: Legal Holiday and Day of Prayer, Thursday, November 28, ‘Thanksgiving Day’
  • Thanksgiving Day Prayer Schedule for Local Churches
  • Santa Clara Boys Among Those in Victory March: Procession of Troops Enters Brussels
  • Assistant Manager of Bank of Italy in Santa Clara, A. Maison, Promoted to Manager of Collections Department in Head Office in San Francisco
  • Donations Needed for Soldiers’ Christmas Fund
  • Mayfield Proposes to Join Palo Alto: Consolidation Plan Now Under Consideration
  • Business Change:  Mrs. A. G. Elliott Takes Over Management of Retail Department of Clark’s Candy Store
  • Dr. L.M. Rose Will Leave Soon for Duty in France: Needed at Base Hospital
  • Santa Clara Boys Missing in Action in France: James F. Fitzpatrick and Joseph L. Rose

 

50 Years Ago: Santa Clara Journal & News (November 28, 1968)

  • Happy Thanksgiving Day!
  • Wilcox High Principal Buchser Not Fired: School Board Votes 6-1 to Accept Report from Superintendant Curtis
  • HUD (Federal Housing and Urban Development Dept.) Okays Urban Renewal Plan: Congressman Don Edwards Reports that HUD Accepts City’s Application for $3.3 Million for ‘Mission Project’
  • Clement Chen, Jr. Gets Conditional Approval to Proceed with Concept for 212-unit, seven-story Apartment Development to be Located on West Side of Civic Center Drive, South of Warburton Ave.
  • Building Law OK: Santa Clara’s ‘Dangerous Buildings’ Ordinance Passed into Law by City Council After Two Weeks of Debate
  • Santa Clara Man, William Clements, Needs Kidney Machine: Drive to Raise $15,000 for Machine Led by Two Local Women
  • Two Executives of Community Publications, Inc., Robert Speer and Jay Smith, Get Promoted: Company Publishes Several Santa Clara Valley Weekly Newspapers and ‘The Valley Home and Living Magazine’
  • City Council Sets Public Hearing on Valley High Opposition: Site at 1495 Don Ave. Being Looked at for Continuation High School
  • Overpass in Future: Long Awaited Overpass for Rincon Ave. Over San Tomas Expressway Will be Reality in Near Future: Campbell to Help County with Cost
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