The Modesto Bee
The July 27, 2005 front page
of The Modesto Bee.
(as Daily Evening News)
The Modesto Bee is a California newspaper, originally founded in 1884 as the Daily Evening News and published continuously as a daily under a variety of names. Prior to its purchase by Charles K. McClatchy and McClatchy Newspapers in 1924, it merged in the same year with the Modesto News-Herald, adopting that name as part of a consolidation. In 1933 it changed its name to the Modesto Bee and News-Herald, and in 1975 abbreviated the name on its masthead to the Modesto Bee. Its current owner, is the descendant firm, McClatchy Company, an American newspaper corporation.
The Modesto Bee has about 150 employees and is delivered throughout central California, reaching places such as Manteca, Merced, Patterson and Sonora. It currently serves 57,306 morning subscribers and 69,246 on Sundays.
See also 
- "Bee selects new editor to replace retiring Vasché". The Modesto Bee. March 2012. Retrieved August 22, 2012.
- "eCirc for US Newspapers - Averages for the six months ended: 9/30/2012". Audit Bureau of Circulation. September 2012. Retrieved November 4, 2012.
- The Modesto Bee official website
- The Modesto Bee official mobile website
- The Modesto Bee RSS feeds
- The McClatchy Company's subsidiary profile of The Modesto Bee
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