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Posted on: May 14, 2019

Flood Insurance Rate Map Revisions

FEMA is working on updating their Flood Insurance Rate Map information for the Modesto area, and it could affect your insurance rates.

The Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is in the process of validating a draft ...

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Posted on: May 22, 2019

April City Manager's Report Now Available

City Manager Monthly Report April 2019

Council and Community:

I’m pleased to report on progress made as part of the city’s Capital Improvement Program.

Here’s a quick look at the accomplishments for the month of April:

  • Starting on page 9, the Police Department report...
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Posted on: May 14, 2019

Modesto Takes Safety Seriously

Saftey Training

Safety should be prioritized at the top of the organization, and it will be.  Based on the findings of the recent Serious Accident Review Team (SART) investigation into the death of a city employee, I’ve authorized an additional investi...

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Posted on: May 1, 2019

May City Beat

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May e-Newsletter – Now Available!

Subscribe to our city-wide email newsletter today and receive updates on the latest news, blogs, events and more.

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http://www.modestogov.com/notifyme

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Posted on: May 1, 2019

Building Safety Month

Building Safety Month, Staff holding city proclamation

The City of Modesto joins the International Code Council and its 64,000 members in celebration of the 39th Annual Building Safety Month. No code. No confidence. The city’s Board of Building Appeals has also signed a proclamation declaring May as...

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Posted on: April 22, 2019

Non-Motorized Transportation Plan

People riding their bike in Modesto

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.

The Modesto Non-Motori...

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Posted on: March 11, 2019

Remaining Key Aware with Modesto Police Department

Key Awareness Campaign

In 2018, twenty two percent of stolen vehicles were taken using the owners' keys.  We encourage you to practice the following key awareness tips:

  • Never leave your vehicle running unattended.  
  • As you walk to your car, scan your surrounding...
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Posted on: February 8, 2019

Detectives Make Arrest on 2017 Murder and Sexual Assault of Jenny Wu

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Modesto, CA – Detectives have arrested 18-year-old Seth Becknel for the 2017 murder and sexual assault of 41-year-old Jenny Wu.  

At 9 a.m. on Friday, April 21, 2017, officers responded to the 1500 block of Grape near Evergreen on a reported perso...

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Posted on: October 22, 2018

Police Investigate Sunday Night Homicide

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 Modesto, CA- A 37-year-old Modesto man is deceased following a Sunday night shooting that occurred in the 400 block of Donegal Drive in southeast Modesto.

At about 8:00 PM on Sunday, October 21, 2018, Officers responded to the southeast neighborh...

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Posted on: September 25, 2018

Abducted Child Located Unharmed

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Modesto, CA –On Monday, September 24, 2018 at approximately 7:25am, patrol units responded to a home on Poinsettia Drive for the report of a child abduction.  The investigation revealed, 41- year old John Cosso and five others, forced their way i...

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Posted on: June 27, 2018

Modesto Police Move Quickly to Locate and Arrest Kidnapping Suspect

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On Tuesday, June 26, 2018, at approximately 4 o’clock in the afternoon, a fourteen-year-old female reported that a man approached her in a vehicle as she walked along Tokay Avenue. She indicated the man attempted to grab her and she was able to break free...

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Posted on: July 7, 2016

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Because you were previously subscribed to the City of Modesto Press Release system, we have automatically subscribed you to our new system, provided by our new website. Provide us with your email address and subscribe to receive official City of Modesto n...

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Posted on: January 1, 2019

Organic Waste Recycling Updates for 2019

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Beginning January 1, 2019 all businesses that generate 4 cubic yards of commercial solid waste per week, including commercial or public entities like schools, hospitals, stores, restaurants, industrial businesses, for –profit or nonprofit organi...

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Posted on: May 23, 2019

Traffic Impact Due to Service Repairs and Upgrades

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Traffic may be impacted due to service at the following locations:

  • 17th St- (Lid Maintenance – Valve)
  • 2620 Floyd Ave (Leak)
  • 1400 I St (Isolate Leak)
  • Jeelu (Service Renew)
  • James St (Service Renew)
  • Joshua (Flushing 9am to 1pm)
  • Roselawn (Valve Maintenance...
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Road Closures & Traffic

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Posted on: May 9, 2019

American Graffiti Car Parade

Volunteers are needed for the 2019 American Graffiti Car Parade in downtown Modesto.   Volunteers are needed to assist with road closures along the parade route. Volunteers placed along the route get a front row seat to all the action.  ...

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