Looking Back

By the Editorial Board
Looking Back

Looking Back September 6, 2017

Week of September 6th Headlines

100 Years Ago: Santa Clara News (September 7, 1917)

  • Fred A. Birge Will Manage Fresno Bank of Italy: His Successful Management of Local Santa Clara Branch Leads to Promotion to Big ‘Raisin City’ Branch
  • Red Cross Holds Mass Meeting
  • Camp Fremont Will Remain
  • Patriotic Farewell for Drafted Men of County: Appropriate Program and Parade Arranged in Honor of Departing Soldiers: Santa Clara Man Plans Flag Fete
  • Funeral of Mrs. Grace Kinnear Held Wednesday Morning

50 Years Ago: Santa Clara Journal & News (September 6, 1967)

  • Schools Days Here Again!: Back to School for SCUSD Students Next Thursday
  • School Lunch Fees: School Lunches Will Go Up From 30-cents to 35-cents for Elementary Grades, From 35-cents to 40-cents for Intermediate Schools; High Schools will serve a complete meal with dessert and milk for under a $1.00
  • Board to Consider CTA Salary Proposal: Teachers in School District to Fight for 7% Pay Increase at SCUSD Board Meeting Tuesday Night
  • City Gets Hyatt Coffee Shoppe and Cocktail Lounge at 3590 El Camino Real
  • Dedication Set: International Swim Center Will get ‘Official’ Dedication on Sunday, September 10th, at 2:00 p.m.
  • Santa Clara Group at Power Confab: Northern California Municipal Electric Association Meets with Secretary of Interior Steward Udall to Determine Steps to Take to Retain Adequate, Low-Cost Municipal Electric Power
  • Auditions for Santa Clara Chorale This Week
  • Santa Clara’s Bob Fatjo Steps Down as Bellarmine Bell’s Baseball Boss but Keeps Athletic Director Job
  • The Flower Children of San Francisco’s Haight Street — Fad or Fantasy?

(compiled by Mary Hanel, Historic Preservation Society of Santa Clara)