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.
- Modesto Rates 8 out of 150 Best Cities for Summer Jobs (PDF)
- Modesto doughnut shop ranks among top 15 in nation (PDF)
- 7 Tulip Farms To Visit In America (PDF)
- 2016 National Night Out Award Winner
- 2016 Digital Cities_ Winners Focus on Transparency, Security, Infrastructure
- Modesto, California A Model for a Bicycle-Friendly City- Streetsblog California (PDF)
- 9 Companies as Cool as Google - Hiring Now! - Glassdoor Blog (PDF)
- 22 Things You Need To Know About Modesto Before You Move There - Movoto (PDF)
- Most Fun Cities in California, As Ranked in New Report - Los Alamitos, CA Patch (PDF)
- WateReuse California: Recycled Water Agency of the Year (March 2018)
- WateReuse National: 2018 Community Water Champion (September 2018)
- California Association of Sanitation Agencies (CASA): 2019 Award of Excellence for Innovation & Resiliency (October 2019)
The coming of a new year presents many of us with a blank slate. A way to look toward the coming year with a renewed focus and hope for a prosperous future. There is no finer example of hope for a brighter future than Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Read City Manager's Blog 1-16-23
On Tuesday, December 13, 2022, the Modesto City Council approved the creation of a Community Police Review Board (CPRB) and authorized the preparation of a Request for Proposals (RFP) for an Independent Police Auditor (IPA). Read on...