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.
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    Modesto Picked for Bloomberg 'What Works Cities' Program

    The city of Modesto has been selected to participate in Bloomberg Philanthropies’ What Work Cities initiative – one of the largest-ever national philanthropic efforts to enhance the use of data and evidence in the public sector. Read on...
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    Amgen Tour of California Call for Vendors & Volunteers

    Health and wellness businesses are invited to participate in the Amgen Tour of California Lifestyle Festival to be held May 15 in downtown Modesto. We are also looking for volunteers. Read on...
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    Water Rate Assistance Program Now Available

    The City of Modesto's new Water Rate Assistance Program for low income residents can reduce your base service charge for water by $10 Read on...
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    California Air Resources Board Awards Funding for Electric Buses

    Last week the California Air Resources Board Awarded Funding To San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District to deploy Proterra zero-emission, battery-electric buses in order to combat poor air quality and reduce tailpipe emissions in the Valley. Read on...
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    Modesto to Host 2017 Amgen Tour of California

    AEG Tour officials have offered the City of Modesto a start stage in the 2017 Amgen Tour of California. Read on...