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Week of May 8

100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (May 6, 1913)
*Cherry Carnival will be Hummer: Every Town in Entire County Enthused over Fete
*Nearly a Score of Popular Santa Clara Girls Being Nominated for Cherry Carnival Queen Contest
*New Town Board Men Take Office: Appointments Made and Committees are Named for Ensuing Year, Robert B. Roll is President and Ex-Officio Member of All Committees
*Effort Made to Save Landmark: Native Sons and Club Women Active in Work to Save the Old Adobe Building at Grant and Benton Streets

50 Years Ago: Santa Clara Journal (May 8, 1963)
*Three New to Council: Gene Burgess is New Mayor
* Industry Yes, Houses No! Horrified City Officials to fight Tract Home Proposals Sprouting up West of Agnew: City tells County this Land Should be Reserved for Industry
*Plaudits Heaped on Three Retiring City Councilmen: Maurice Dullea, Austen Warburton and Robert Simons
*National League Champion San Francisco Giants to Play Santa Clara University Broncos in Exhibition Game at Buck Shaw Stadium
Compiled by Mary Hanel, Local History Librarian Santa Clara City Library


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