Friday, September 9, 2011
A new book will be published by Arcadia Publishing on Oct. 10: Postcard History Series - Modesto. The cover image is shown on this post. This is the author's second book for Arcadia Publishing. He also was the author of the Images of America: Modesto book.
You can order the new book at the Historic Modesto Store, and request the author to sign it! There is special pricing available for those who purchase the new book, the Images of America book and a set of postcards drawn from that book. Those prices are only available at the Historic Modesto website. Watch for a series of postcard images available as canvas prints coming for the holidays, as well.
Upcoming Author Signings
The new postcard book is now available at the McHenry Mansion Visitor Center and Store next to the mansion on 15th street. You can meet the author and have him sign the book on Friday, Oct. 7, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., and again on Saturday, Oct. 8, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Come on by and say hello!
On Oct. 15, a local author's event takes place at Barnes and Noble on McHenry Avenue. Besides Carl Baggese, author of the Postcard History Book - Modesto and Images of America - Modesto, also present will be Wayne Mathes, author of Modesto: Then and Now, and several other authors of local Arcadia books about Waterford, Ceres, Escalon and Ripon. The event takes place from Noon to 2 p.m.
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Tuesday, June 14, 2011
Participants in the Graffiti Car Parade on Friday, June 10 at 11th and
J Streets, in front of Galletto Ristorante. Photo courtesy of Anthony Housewright.
Here we are in our attempt to offer some local observations about the Modesto scene. There are a couple of reviews under OnStage of performances at the Gallo Center, and we'll be adding more information on the other pages as we get our feet wet in the world of blogging. Look here for new comments at least weekly. If you want to share your thoughts, go right ahead. Comments are welcome anytime.
Don't forget to visit www.historicmodesto.com for a little perspective on the history of our Central Valley town.
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