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Week of June 12

100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (June 10, 1913)
*Cherry Carnival Bills Cause Chills: However Money is Holding Out and Success Crowns Efforts of Town Boosters
*Progress Noted in Near-by Towns: San Jose to construct septic tank for $20,000: Palo Alto Studying Acquisition of Municipal Gas Plant: Mountain View Citizens Demand Acquisition of a Park
*State Highway Money Needed: May Bond City: Santa Clara Commercial League Discusses Proposed Highway Through Town of Santa Clara

50 Years Ago: Santa Clara Journal (June 12, 1963)
*Editorial: The Mess on El Camino Real is Embarrassment to Our City: Should be Proud Boulevard Gateway to City Instead of Commercial Jungle with Jumble of Shouting Signs
* At Buchser, Wilcox High Schools: PTAs Win Long Battle – 2 New Pools Okayed
*Swimmer Don Schollander of Santa Clara High is “Prep Athlete of Year”
*Police Dog Examination to be held at Townsend Field – a First for Santa Clara and the Nation
*5000th Driver Education Student Finishes Class: Santa Clara Youth Drivers Twice as Safe After Class
*Moonlite Lanes Readies Junior Summer Bowling Program

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



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