City Honors & Awards

Modesto. The name of our city is derived from the Spanish word, "Modest," but as you can see, we have a lot to brag about! Here, we chronicle our awards and recognition. Find out all the ways Modesto is a terrific place to live, work and play.

Featured Articles

  1. Underpass Feature News

    State Route 99 Cleanup

    Highway 99 is the “front door” to Modesto: Anyone and everyone who drives the route should be able to get a general sense of the quality of life and well-being of its residents in a drive past, and it's been getting a face lift recently. Read on...
  2. City Manager Monthly Report Now Available 2020 - SEPTEMBER

    September 2020 City Manager’s Monthly Report

    City Manager's monthly update to council and our community now available! Read on...
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    City Manager's Blog 10-8-20

    The City recently released a new Communications Plan, detailing priorities, strategies, and tools the City uses when communicating with you, a Modesto resident. But why should this matter to you? Read on...