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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


The Mlnarik Law Group, Inc.

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