Posted on: January 9, 2017

City Council Meeting Agenda Published to City Website

A new City Council Meeting agenda has been published.

View the agenda here.

Posted on: January 18, 2017

Save the Date for Earth Day 2017

Earth Day Vendor Flyer

Modesto's 28th Annual Earth Day in the Park Festival will be held on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at Graceada Park, located at 401 Needham Street, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This popular free community event provides a unique opportunity to learn about the envir...Read on...

Posted on: January 18, 2017

Save the Date for Earth Day 2017

Modesto's 28th Annual Earth Day in the Park Festival will be held on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at Graceada Park, located at 401 Needham Street, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This popular free community event provides a unique opportunity to learn about the envir...Read on...

Posted on: January 12, 2017

Modesto Receives First Place Award for National Night Out

The Modesto Police Department Crime Prevention Unit received a special recognition plaque, saluting the participation of our community in National Night Out 2016.  The National Association of Town Watch ranked Modesto in first place in California...

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Posted on: January 4, 2017

Water Rate Assistance Program Now Available

water faucet

On January 1, 2017, the City of Modesto implemented a new Water Rate Assistance Program that offers eligible residents a reduced monthly base service charge for water. Customers that meet the eligibility guidelines found online, will save $10 per billing ...

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Posted on: December 13, 2016

City Receives 60K Grant for Recycling Efforts

The Solid Waste Division of the City of Modesto’s Public Works Department was recently awarded a grant from CalRecycle in the amount of $52,919.00 to provide education, advertising and recycling resources in the our community.

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

California Air Resources Board Awards Funding for Electric Buses

Proterra Electric Bus

California's Central Valley took a major step to reduce emissions throughout that region. With a California Air Resources Board (CARB) funds award, the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District (SJVAPCD) will deploy 15 Proterra Catalyst&a...

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Posted on: November 17, 2016

City Wins Digital Cities 2016 Award!

Modesto, California won 7th place in size category -
In the past year Modesto has deployed several projects that engage citizens and boost the city’s commitment to effective, responsive and transparent government. Those include the website renovation pr...Read on...

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Posted on: November 2, 2016

Amgen Tour of California Offers 2017 Start Stage to City of Modesto

Amgen bicycle riders

Community & Economic Development staff announced in August that AEG Tour officials have offered the City of Modesto a start stage in the 2017 Amgen Tour of California. Staff will make a presentation and submit a Letter of Intent to the City Council on...Read on...

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Posted on: October 11, 2016

Watering Schedule Change November 1

Despite near average rainfall in much of Northern California this past winter, 60 percent of the state remains in severe drought. Groundwater basins and many reservoirs are badly depleted as the state’s drought continues into a sixth year.

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Posted on: October 6, 2016

Litigation Between Stanislaus Foods & City of Modesto Settled

On October 4th, the Modesto City Council approved an agreement and introduced an ordinance that ended litigation between the City and Stanislaus Foods. The litigation involved a dispute over fees charged for sewer services and the availability of treatmen...Read on...

Posted on: September 26, 2016

Fitch Affirms City’s Issuer Default Rating as Stable

A recent report by Fitch Ratings affirmed the City of Modesto’s General Fund bond rating at ‘AA“ and its General Fun Lease Revenue Bonds (LRB) at ‘A+‘ with a Stable outlook.

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Posted on: July 26, 2016

MID & City Settle Water Treatment Plant Litigation

Water Treatment Plant

The Modesto Irrigation District and City of Modesto have agreed to settle litigation over costs associated with the Modesto Regional Water Treatment Plant expansion project (Modesto Irrigation District v. City of Modesto, Stanislaus County Superior Court ...Read on...

Posted on: July 6, 2016

Groundbreaking Ceremony for Stanislaus Youth Soccer League Complex July 15

Stanislaus Youth Soccer League (SYSL) in partnership with Tuolumne River Regional Park and its member agencies the City of Modesto, Stanislaus County, the City of Ceres will break ground at a ceremony for a 14-acre soccer complex serving the youth of the ...Read on...

Posted on: July 7, 2016

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Posted on: January 12, 2017

Modesto Receives First Place Award for National Night Out

Kids with National Night Out Mascot

The Modesto Police Department Crime Prevention Unit received a special recognition plaque, saluting the participation of our community in National Night Out 2016.  The National Association of Town Watch ranked Modesto in first place in California...

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Posted on: January 4, 2017

Water Rate Assistance Program Now Available

water faucet

On January 1, 2017, the City of Modesto implemented a new Water Rate Assistance Program that offers eligible residents a reduced monthly base service charge for water. Customers that meet the eligibility guidelines found online, will save $10 per billing ...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

California Air Resources Board Awards Funding for Electric Buses

Proterra Electric Bus

California's Central Valley took a major step to reduce emissions throughout that region. With a California Air Resources Board (CARB) funds award, the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District (SJVAPCD) will deploy 15 Proterra Catalyst® buses, 11...

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Posted on: November 2, 2016

Modesto to Host 2017 Amgen Tour of California

Amgen bicycle riders

Community & Economic Development staff announced in August that AEG Tour officials have offered the City of Modesto a start stage in the 2017 Amgen Tour of California. City Council voted to approve an action involving a letter of intent on September ...Read on...

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Posted on: July 26, 2016

MID & City Settle Water Treatment Plant Litigation

Water Treatment Plant

The Modesto Irrigation District and City of Modesto have agreed to settle litigation over costs associated with the Modesto Regional Water Treatment Plant expansion project (Modesto Irrigation District v. City of Modesto, Stanislaus County Superior Court ...Read on...


Posted on: January 3, 2017

Scotts MLB Pitch, Hit and Run Free Competion returning to Modesto in March

Scotts Pitch Hit and Run Logo

Pitch, Hit and Run  is the official skills competition of the Major League Baseball. This grassroots program is designed to provide youngsters with an opportunity to compete, free of charge, in a competition that recognizes individual excellence ...

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Posted on: December 28, 2016

2017 Winter/Spring Activity Guide Available Online

Activity Guide Cover

One of the best gifts you can give your children is a gift that will last a lifetime.  Consider signing them up for classes through the City of Modesto's Parks, Recreation and Neighborhoods Department.  The Winter/Spring 2017 session of cla...

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Posted on: January 17, 2017

Winter/Spring Soccer Begins Soon

Soccer classes brought to you by the City of Modesto Parks, Recreation and Neighborhoods Department in partnership with Kidz Love Soccer begin Saturday, January 21 and run for 9 weeks. Designed for all skill levels, these classes will teach the basics thr...

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Posted on: July 7, 2016

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Posted on: July 7, 2016

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Posted on: January 18, 2017

City of Modesto Waste Tire Amnesty Events

The City of Modesto received a Waste Tire Amnesty Grant through CalRecycle and has several events planned through 2017 in an ongoing effort to encourage residents in Modesto to recycle their waste tires properly. With a coupon, City of Modesto residents ...Read on...


Posted on: January 13, 2017

Traffic Impact Report Available Online

Temporary lane closure on Scenic Drive near Bodem Street

Stanislaus County, CA – Stanislaus County will begin a safety project on Monday, January 16, 2017, that will cause a periodic, temporary lane closure on Scenic Drive near Bodem Street. The ...

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Posted on: January 19, 2017

Traffic Impact Report Available Online

PROJECT: STATE ROUTE 99/PELANDALE AVENUE INTERCHANGE RECONSTRUCTION PROJECTSTATUS: Work is in progress. Project completion is expected by the end of February 2017.For the most recent traffic control updates, go to: www.SR99Pelandale.org

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Posted on: July 7, 2016

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Posted on: August 18, 2016

New Route & Schedule Changes

Latest Route and Schedule Changes went into effect 7/3/16. Visit our website for more information.

Updated Brochure
Posted on: August 18, 2016

Bus Passes Available at Buddy's Mail Room

New Pass Outlet - Buddy's Mail Room now selling monthly bus passes.

Buddy's Mail Room
2900 Standiford Ave, #16BModesto, California

Phone Number: 209-578-6666

Store Hours Monday 8:30AM–6:30PMTuesday 8:30AM–6:30PM
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Posted on: October 11, 2016

Watering Schedule Change November 1

Despite near average rainfall in much of Northern California this past winter, 60 percent of the state remains in severe drought. Groundwater basins and many reservoirs are badly depleted as the state’s drought continues into a sixth year.

Beginning No...Read on...

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