The Modesto Bee's beautiful new pictorial history book "Modesto Memories: Volume II" ships soon but is still on pre-sale for just $29.95, $15 off the retail price.
This hardbound, heirloom-quality book features hundreds of beautiful, historic photographs from the Modesto area during the 1940s, '50s, '60s, and '70s, including these wonderful Christmas shots.
The perfect gift for any long-time Modesto resident, make sure Santa has a copy of "Modesto Memories" to put under the tree.
Preview other classic photos from the book here and here. Click "More info" below for additional details.