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...