On Sept. 4, 1943, Bee readers were greeted to two new cartoon figures on Page 1. One was a bee waving a newspaper, the other a bee talking into a radio microphone. In between was a photo of the world-famous animator Walt Disney.
Former Modesto poet laureate and current Modesto Junior College English professor Sam Pierstorf wrote and recorded a poem about Stanislaus County. This video was played at Thursday's Connecting for Good event held at Modesto Centre Plaza.
A Love Letter to Stanislaus County
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