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Looking Back: Week of October 24th Headlines

100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (October 25, 1918)

  • Plan to Enlarge Military Training Camp at University of Santa Clara
  • Get Ready for United War Work Campaign
  • Camp Fremont to be Largest Training Camp in West
  • Esteemed Judge Dies of Old Age: Augustus L. Rhodes, Former Chief Justice of California Supreme Court, Dies at Home in San Jose
  • Santa Clara Schools Will Remain Closed at Present Until County Schools Re-open
  • Public Warned to Aid Fight Against Influenza: Has Not Yet Reached Epidemic Stage in Santa Clara
  • Santa Clara Girl, Agnes Frances Donovan, Dies of Influenza in San Francisco
  • Franklin Street Paving Work Now Completed and Street Open Again for Traffic
  • Funeral Services for James Kersell Held in His Home, 1059 Madison Street


50 Years Ago: Santa Clara Journal & News (October 23, 1968)

  • City Officials Spend $24,000 on Travel in 1967-68:  Marked Increase in Travel Expenses by Officials in Past Four Years
  • Report on Wilcox High Principal Buchser Not on Agenda:  Board of Education Still Studying Complaints of Discrimination by Mexican-American Students Lodged Against Principal and Faculty
  • 25th University of Santa Clara President to be Inaugurated Thursday: Rev. Thomas D. Terry: Businessmen Will Honor Him at San Jose Civic Center Dinner in Evening
  • Planning Commission Hears R-1 Request: Approval to be Requested for 21-acre Single-Family-Dwellings Subdivision Adjacent to Kathryn Hughes School
  • Drug Confab: Youthful Drug Abuse/Marijuana Use Common Says Citizens Advisory Committee

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