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Posted on: July 31, 2018

August 2018 City Newsletter Available Now

The City of Modesto's City Beat Water and Utilities Newsletter this month focuses on Pollution Prevention and ways to avoid the common Code Violations, along with other events and helpful information.  

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Posted on: February 9, 2018

Modesto Soars to #33 in Milken Institute's 2017 Best-Performing Large City Ranking

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The Milken Institute's Best-Performing Cities - Where America's Jobs are Created and Sustained report for 2017 documents Modesto's rapid rise in rank among the 150 largest cities in the United States.   The Milken report released in January 2018 ...

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Posted on: August 17, 2018

Introducing Friday Features

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Have you ever used the word stale to describe government?  Old ways of thinking, mundane daily operations, and out-of-date policies and procedures are ways government can bring this reputation upon itself.  Even in this day and age, citi...

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Posted on: August 10, 2018

Modesto and the Bay-Delta Plan

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The City of Modesto has historically been considered a model of success in maintaining its “water wealth” through the use of reservoir storage and dams. What Modesto residents may not know, however, is our access to water is at risk of...

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Posted on: July 26, 2018

Modesto's Fire Season Heating Up

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The California fire season started early and remains fierce.  The state is now considering the longer fire seasons as the “new norm,” and we should expect extreme fire conditions each and every year due to changes in our climate, extreme bug kill...

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Posted on: June 26, 2018

Modesto CARES

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As uncomfortable as it may be, homelessness is part of the story in this great City of Modesto, and the overall number of those experiencing homelessness in this state is growing.  Out of the 134,278 recorded homeless in California, the Central V...

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Posted on: March 30, 2018

New Watering Schedule Effective April 1st

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Starting April 1, water customers in Modesto, Salida, and Empire will move to a three-day weekly watering schedule.  Customers in Turlock, Grayson, Ceres Walnut Manor, and Del Rio will remain on a continuous two-day schedule.  This water...

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Posted on: August 16, 2018

Update: AM/PM Shooting Leaves One Dead

Modesto, CA – Detectives continue their investigation into the events that led to the shooting death of 30-year-old Domonique Lewis on Sunday, August 12, 2018, at AM/PM on 5th Street. The information gathered through the investigation indicated that Lewis...

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Posted on: August 15, 2018

Update: Police Investigate Death of Elderly Female

Modesto, CA – Detectives continue their investigation into the events that occurred at the residence in the 3300 block of Kee Lane in Modesto.  

On Tuesday, August 14, 2018, Officers were requested to security check an elderly female who...

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Posted on: August 14, 2018

Police Investigate Death of Elderly Female

Modesto, CA – This morning, Tuesday, August 14, 2018, Officers were requested at a home in the 3300 block of Kee Lane in Modesto to security check an elderly female who lives at the residence.  When officers entered the home they found ...

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Posted on: August 13, 2018

AM/PM Shooting Leaves One Dead

 Modesto, CA – On Sunday, August 12, 2018, a little after 5PM, a 30-year-old male, identified as Domonique Lewis, was shot while in the parking lot at AM/PM on 5th Street in Modesto. Lewis was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to...

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Posted on: August 9, 2018

August DUI Checkpoints

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 Modesto Police Department plans three DUI Checkpoints in August 2018

Modesto, CA – Modesto Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting three DUI/Drivers License checkpoints at undisclo...

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Posted on: June 27, 2018

Modesto Police Move Quickly to Locate and Arrest Kidnapping Supsect

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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 ...

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Posted on: July 7, 2016

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Posted on: August 14, 2018

Fall Adult Softball Registrations Now Open

Registration for Fall leagues end Friday, August 24th.  After that time an additional $25 late fee will apply.  Registrations must include entire entry fee of $465 for the Recreational league 8 game series, or $540 for the Competitive Le...

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Posted on: August 9, 2018

Enjoy Free Movies in the Park

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Remember when you were young and you and your friends would pile into the car and go to the drive-in for a movie under the stars?  Take the opportunity to create those memories with your family.  Grab some dinner, snacks, a blanket and c...

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Posted on: August 6, 2018

2018 Fall Activity Guide Available Now

Sign up for your favorite activities offered through the City of Modesto's Parks, Recreation and Neighborhoods Department.  The Fall Activity Guide is now available and can be viewed online, or print copies are available at the Parks, Recreation ...

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Posted on: July 7, 2016

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Posted on: August 3, 2018

City of Modesto Business Recyling Awards Application Now Available

Applications for the 2018 City of Modesto Business Recycling Awards are now available to any commercial business, organization or non-profit group located within the Modesto city limits. Winners will be chosen in each of the following categories:•&nbs...

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Posted on: July 19, 2018

Paper Shredding Event

Paper Shredding Event October 7, 2017 8:00 AM-12:00 PM

Free paper shredding event for Modesto residents!

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