Local newspapers are excellent sources for finding information on local topics. This database allows you to search The Modesto Bee and other local newspapers for local and regional news from January 1989 to the present.
Even though these articles were published well after your time period, you can search for your time period to find subjects mentioned that you can then try to find primary sources to illustrate the point you learned about in one of these articles.
Local Agencies' Web Sites and Reports
Local agencies often provide helpful information on their Web sites or publish useful reports.
Programs in the areas of shelter, juvenile justice services, mental health counseling, school based services, family resource centers, and substance abuse prevention and treatment for the youth and families of Stanislaus County