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. CM Monthly Report Graphic

    City Manager's Monthly Update - May 2019

    City Manager's monthly update to council & our community now available! Read on...
  2. Court Docs Cover Page Photo

    City Files Lawsuit Against Former Insurance Broker

    In our ongoing effort to be fully transparent with our employees and community about how the city is addressing the abrupt change in health insurance coverage, today I am announcing an important step in our legal fight with our former insurance broker. Read on...
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    June City Beat

    June e-Newsletter – Now Available! Subscribe to our city-wide email newsletter today and receive updates on the latest news, blogs, events and more. Read on...
  4. People riding their bike in Modesto

    Non-Motorized Transportation Plan

    The City of Modesto is updating its Non-Motorized Transportation Master Plan and wants to hear your thoughts on improving biking and walking access to schools, parks, transit centers, and all other local destinations around the city. Read on...