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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    Super Kats Professional Basketball Team Coming to Modesto

    The Super Kats, an American Basketball Association Team, is moving to Modesto from Yuba City for the 2017-2018 season. The team is also planning youth and adult league programs and tournaments through its Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) affiliation. Read on...
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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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    Junior Giants Coaches Needed

    Registration will be open April 15-May 15, space is limited! Coaches are needed, for more information on coaching or joining Junior Giants please contact Stephanie Smith at 209-577-5450. 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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    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...