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. Homeless in Modesto

    What's Next for Beard Brook Park and Modesto's Homeless?

    I'm pleased to announce a package of efforts underway to start a new chapter in providing for the homeless. Together with Stanislaus County as a partner, we're bringing the homeless issue from the backyard to the front yard. Read on...
  2. Blog-11-30-18

    A Citizen's Perspective: Beard Brook Park

    Your city leadership team continues to meet daily on the subject of Beard Brook Park and homelessness. Today I'm taking a break from sharing what the city is doing to tackle this complex issue in order to share some feedback I received from a citizen. Read on...