Posted on: September 27, 2016

FREE Backyard Composting Classes

Non-Modesto residents are also welcome to attend, but there will be a $35.00 tuition cost for those living outside the City. The next fall class will be held on:

  • Tuesday, October 18, 2016 from 6:30pm-8:30pm
*Advanced registration is required by calling 20...Read on...

Posted on: September 27, 2016

Annual Phone Book Recycling Event

Residents and businesses can “go green” and recycle old phone books by placing them in either their green “organic” waste recycling containers, depending on which service, or in the specially marked collection bins located downtown on 11th Street between ...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.

Fitch cited the reasons for affirming the bond rating was due to the City's ...Read on...

Posted on: September 21, 2016

City of Modesto is seeking applicants to Citizen Advisory Groups

Citizen input is essential to the success of local government, as such, Citizen Advisory Groups, called boards, committees and commissions, are formed to assist the City Council in making critical policy decisions that impact the community. These advisor...Read on...

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Posted on: September 9, 2016

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

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...

Posted on: August 18, 2016

Breaking Ground on the North Valley Regional Recycled Water Program

The North Valley Regional Recycled Water Program (NVRRWP) is a collaborative partnership that includes the Cities of Modesto, Turlock, Ceres, the Del Puerto Water District, and Stanislaus County. The proposed Recycled Water Program is being developed as a...Read on...

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 25, 2016

Beat the Heat @ Modesto Cooling Centers

Cooling center locations in Modesto:

Salvation Army Social Services & ChurchMonday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 209-522-3209

Modesto Central Library1500 "I" Street
209-558-7808 Monday - Thursday: 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Saturday...Read on...

Cooling Centers (PDF)
Posted on: July 21, 2016

Modesto Partners w/WaterSmart to Engage Residential Customers & Save Money

Modesto announced a new partnership with WaterSmart Software, a pioneer in the use of digital and behavioral sciences to drive efficiencies throughout the water utility industry. WaterSmart is an operational water software solution that will provide Mode...Read on...

Posted on: July 6, 2016

City Council Approves Water Play Feature Use

Children in Fountain

As the weather has heated up in Modesto, City staff has received inquiries from citizens requesting information about if/when the water play features in the parks will be turned on this year. City Council approved recreational water play use starting this...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: September 19, 2016

International Heritage Festival & Celebrate Cultural Diversity

Celebrate Cultural Diversity October 5th

The International Heritage Festival, now in its 25th year, is held at MJC, Saturday October 1, 2016. The International Festival is from 11am-5pm and kicks off with the parade of flags. The day includes, international dancers, music, kids world with pas...Read on...

Posted on: September 9, 2016

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

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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...

Posted on: July 6, 2016

City Council Approves Water Play Feature Use

Children in Fountain

As the weather has heated up in Modesto, City staff has received inquiries from citizens requesting information about if/when the water play features in the parks will be turned on this year. City Council approved recreational water play use starting this...Read on...

Modesto Water Features Map
Posted on: June 13, 2016

GoModesto! Official City Mobile App

Download the GoModesto! app today

GoModesto! is an exciting new communication tool by Public Stuff that allows City residents to easily connect with government services. It is intuitive, and convenient for those of us always on the go.

We have come to expect immediate access to inform...Read on...

Posted on: June 13, 2016

10 Fun Facts About City Parks

Graceada Park

1. From just about any location in the city, you are within one-half mile of a park.
2. The City of Modesto has approximately 1,100 acres of land in the park system. That’s 76 total parks – five regional parks or trails, six community parks, 54 neighborh...Read on...


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: September 19, 2016

Adult Paint-Along Classes Begin Soon

Adult Paint-Along classes for ages 18+ begin Thursday, September 22, 2016. Each night will feature a new painting and teach a new technique. Classes are held at the Mistily Gallery, 1015 J Street, Modesto and include fine food and drink! Sign up for one s...Read on...

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Posted on: September 19, 2016

Fall 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, September 24 and last through November 19. Designed for all skill levels, these classes will teach the...Read on...

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Posted on: September 19, 2016

Fall Swim Classes Beginning Soon

The City of Modesto Parks, Recreation and Neighborhoods Department offers year-round swim lessons!! We are gearing up to begin our second session of Fall Swim Lessons. Sign up today to save your spot! Classes are held in the evening two days a week for a...Read on...

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Posted on: September 6, 2016

Fall Art Classes Begin September 7th

“Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” Pablo Picasso

Step into the extraordinary with an art class brought to you by the Parks, Recreation and Neighborhoods Department and the Central California Art Association. Fall classes start S...Read on...

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Posted on: September 6, 2016

Line Dance Classes Begin September 26th

Line dancing has its origins in folk dance and today it spans across many musical genres! Get in the groove! Learn basic line dance steps and combinations to a variety of music and rhythms: Jazz, Hip Hop, Rhythm and Blues, Soul and Latin.

Line dance cl...Read on...

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Posted on: September 6, 2016

Mat Pilates Classes Begin September 13th

Build core strength, improve flexibility, control muscle and breath in this innovative class that can be modified for any age and fitness level. Classes are held Tuesdays and Thursdays 4:30-5:20pm at the Senior Citizens Center 211 Bodem Street, Modesto. S...Read on...

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Posted on: August 1, 2016

Fall Activity Guide Available Now

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The 2016 Fall Activity Guide is now available online. Come by the office at 1010 Tenth Street the first week in August to pick up a printed version for your enjoyment. Printed versions will also be available at the Senior Citizen's Center on 211 Bodem S...Read on...

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Posted on: July 6, 2016

City Council Approves Water Play Feature Use

Children in Fountain

As the weather has heated up in Modesto, City staff has received inquiries from citizens requesting information about if/when the water play features in the parks will be turned on this year. City Council approved recreational water play use starting this...Read on...

Posted on: July 7, 2016

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Posted on: September 27, 2016

Modesto College Area Neighborhood Alliance - Your Opinion Counts!

District 3 Neighbors, This was also posted on Nextdoor.com, College Manor.

Kristi Ah You, our city council member, needs our help. It is obvious that public safety is a top priority in district 3. Kristi has asked a group of neighbors to start a poll...Read on...

Take the Poll
Posted on: July 7, 2016

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Posted on: September 27, 2016

Annual Phone Book Recycling Event, October 3rd through Monday, October 31st

Residents and businesses can “go green” and recycle old phone books by placing them in either their green “organic” waste recycling containers, depending on which service, or in the specially marked collection bins located downtown on 11th Street between ...Read on...

Posted on: September 27, 2016

FREE Backyard Composting Classes

Non-Modesto residents are also welcome to attend, but there will be a $35.00 tuition cost for those living outside the City. The next fall class will be held on:

  • Tuesday, October 18, 2016 from 6:30pm-8:30pm
*Advanced registration is required by calling 20...Read on...


Posted on: September 22, 2016

Traffic Impact Report Available Online

PROJECT: STATE ROUTE 99/PELANDALE AVENUE INTERCHANGE RECONSTRUCTION PROJECT

STATUS: Work is in progress. Project completion is expected by 2017.
For the most recent traffic control updates, View This Document

IMPACT:

9/26/16 to 9/30/16 ...Read on...

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Posted on: July 7, 2016

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Posted on: August 18, 2016

New Route & Schedule Changes

New Route and Schedule Changes Effective 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
Wednesday 8:30AM–6:...Read on...

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