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...
  2. Deputy City Managers Blog

    Two New Faces on the City Leadership Team

    I’m excited to announce the appointment of Scotty Douglass and Caluha Barnes, who will be joining the city’s leadership team as Deputy City Managers. Read on...