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Week of July 3

100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (July 1, 1913)
* Hope Hose Fire Co. Not Disbanded: Fire House will be Sold but New Quarters to be Provided in New Town Hall
*Santa Clara Order of Druids Plans Big Social Function
*Walter Brown, Former Resident of Santa Clara, Noted Author of Spectacular Play, “Everywoman”

50 Years Ago: Santa Clara Journal (July 3, 1963)
*Santa Claran, Ross Trigg, is appointed new Jefferson School District Trustee
* El Camino Real to Face ‘Stiffer’ Ordinance: 85 Signs to be Removed
*Fourth of July in Santa Clara: Twelve Hours of Activities Planned: Swim Star Donna deVarona to be in Parade as “Miss Olympics”
*Answer in 60 Days: North of Bayshore Freeway Tract Fight a Draw: SC Officials Plea for Industry Only Unsuccessful: County May Force a Compromise

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



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