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Week of August 21

100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (August 19, 1913)
*Trustees Ask for Bids for Completion of New Town Hall
*Ordinance Introduced: No Herding of Animals or Fowls on Streets of Santa Clara
*100,000.00 Fire Destroys Chase Lumber Company
*Merchants Should Use Commercial League Envelopes to Advertise Town: Has Photos and this Caption: The Progressive City Beautiful, Santa Clara, is the Heart of the Valley of Santa Clara, California

50 Years Ago: Santa Clara Journal (August 21, 1963)
*Newest Santa Clara Offensive to Stop Plans for Bayside Tract Homes: Annex 175 Acres Surrounding Controversial North-of-Bayshore Tract and Make Sewers Expensive
*Owens-Corning Fiberglas ‘Cleans House’: $1 Million Spent to Control Air Pollution from Plant
*Swim News: Don Schollander Set Records in Japan Meet; Donna deVarona is Top Scorer in NAAU Meet
*On Urban Renewal Choice: Final Extension Given Downtown Merchants

Compiled by Mary Hanel, Local History Librarian Santa Clara City Library

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