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. J Street Open Air

    J Street Parklet & Angle-Parking Restriping

    Modesto's OpenAir temporary outdoor dining initiative will get a boost with parklet space on J Street between 9th and 14th Streets. On September 22nd the City Council approved a project to support our continuing efforts to adapt to COVID-19 restrictions. Read on...
  2. communications plan cover page

    City Communications Plan Completed

    The Plan defines the messages, priorities, strategies, and tools the City uses when communicating with the community. We have a unique story to tell, and this plan will help guide our engagement efforts. Read on...
  3. people eating outside

    City Manager's Blog 9-4-20

    As we celebrate Modesto’s 150th anniversary, I know you share the pride in how Modesto has developed in activities, culture, and food, and how you look forward to enjoying a break at one of your favorite establishments. Read on...
  4. Sep-CityBeat

    September City Beat

    September e-Newsletter – Now Available! Subscribe to our city-wide email newsletter today and receive updates on the latest news, blogs, events and more. Read on...