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Looking Back: Week of September 5th Headlines

100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (September 6, 1918)

  • Register Next Thursday September 12th at City Hall: All Males 18 to 45 Must Register or Pay the Penalty: Patriots Will Register Willingly and Promptly
  • War Savings Day Set for September 9th
  • Liberty Loan Men Plan Volunteer Day September 27th
  • Local Red Cross Does Great Work: Santa Clara Has Gone Over the Top of Its Quota of Knitted Socks
  • 4th of July Committee Donates Over $200 to Local Red Cross Committee
  • Miss Anna Vargas, Local Nurse, Injured in War, Now Safe in France with Red Cross
  • Death of Mrs. Elizabeth Warren: Well-Known Pioneer Passes Away at Home, 1160 Jackson Street


50 Years Ago: Santa Clara Journal & News (September 4, 1968)

  • City Eyes Mayorship: Proposed Ballot Proposition to Decide if Santa Clara Will Have an Elected Mayor
  • Zoning Ordinance Law Debate Starts
  • Proposed Apartment Development at Lawrence and Flora Vista Gets Zoning Change from Agricultural to Residential (R-3)
  • City Council Studies ‘Quad’ Probe: Two Square Mile Part of Old Santa Clara Known as ‘The Quad’
  • Dramatic Rag Presentation: Irving Cabral Demands Investigation of Outrageous Price City is Paying for Maintenance Rags
  • Mrs. Janet Jones Injured in Auto Accident near Intersection of Stevens Creek Road and San Tomas Expressway
  • Date Set for Presidential Candidate Richard Nixon to Speak at Buck Shaw Stadium at University of Santa Clara
  • George Wallace for President Campaign Office Opened at 3231 El Camino Real
  • City Council Kills Proposal for 124-unit Apartment at Winchester & Newhall
  • Beware of Hitchhiking!: Two College Girl Hitchhikers Robbed Near Intersection of Central & Lawrence Expressways
  • Changes at Santa Clara Journal: Al Mason to be Managing Editor Replacing Doris Fleming and Mrs. Jeanne Powell Named to Staff

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