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Week of August 28

100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (August 26, 1913)
*Ordinance Prohibiting Animal Herding in Streets Creates Variety of Comments: Few Object, Bicyclists, Merchants and Property Owners Overjoyed
*Municipal Shop Installed at Town Waterworks: Includes Lathe, Pipe-Cutting Machine and Necessary Tools
*Do Local Women Wear Improper Clothes? Mayor Roll Says No but Woman Critic Says Fashions in Santa Clara Would Shock Frisco
*Commercial League Campaign: Trading at Home Merchants Brings Prosperity to Santa Clara: Features Efficient Businesses: Howell Furniture Co., Helm Real Estate Office, John Fatjo & Sons Grocery, Truax Shaving Parlor, Eureka Market and Enterprise Laundry

50 Years Ago: Santa Clara Journal (August 28, 1963)
*450 Acres of Industry: Southern Pacific chooses Santa Clara as Site of its First Industrial Park Development:
*$1 Million Expansion Will Double Memorex Corp. Size in Santa Clara
*Billboard Ban Eyed by City Council: Ordinance Aimed at Clearing ‘Sign Clutter’ on El Camino Real
*Architects Drawing Shows Proposed $500,000 Airport Park Office Building to be Erected on Coleman Ave. in Fritz Burns Airport Industrial Park

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

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