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Posted on: October 1, 2018

October Newsletter Now Available on Website

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Learn more about Water Conservation rebate programs, Modesto recycling programs, Modesto recycling events and other tips in our monthly City Newsletter.

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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: October 10, 2018

Organic Recycling and Modesto's Green Can

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Since 1997 Modesto residents have used both a black and green can as part of their standard garbage service.  They’re the same size, picked up the same day of the week (sometimes even by the same truck), and taken to the same transfer stations in...

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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: October 3, 2018

Improving Motorcycle Safety, Aim of Modesto Police Department Operation

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Careless motorists as well as riders get special scrutiny.

The Modesto Police Department will be conducting a specialized Motorcycle Safety Enforcement Operation on Saturday, October 13, 2018 in an effort to lower deaths and injuries.  Extra offic...

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Posted on: October 3, 2018

Modesto Police Department Receives Grant for Special Traffic Enforcement and Crash Prevention

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The safety of people who use roadways to walk or ride their bike is the focus of a bicycle and pedestrian safety education program with Modesto Police Department.

A $40,000 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) will fund the year-long pr...

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Posted on: September 19, 2018

DUI Enforcement Operations Planned this Weekend

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Modesto, CA - Officers from the Modesto Police Department’s DUI Enforcement Team will be deploying this weekend to stop and arrest alcohol and drug-impaired drivers in the Department’s ongoing traffic safety campaign.  DUI Saturation Patrols will...

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Posted on: October 3, 2018

Traffic Enforcement Operations Plan for Modesto

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Modesto Police Department will step up Bike & Pedestrian Safety Enforcement Operations on Saturday, October 6 and Monday, October 8, 2018 from 8 am-5 pm with focused enforcement on collision causing factors involving motorists, pedestrians and bicycli...

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Posted on: September 19, 2018

Modesto Police Department Receives Grant for Special Traffic Enforcement and Crash Prevention

Modesto, CA. Modesto Police Department has been awarded a $430,000 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) for a year-long program of special enforcements and public awareness efforts to prevent traffic related deaths and injuries. &n...

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Posted on: September 25, 2018

Abducted Child Located Unharmed

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Modesto, CA –On Monday, September 24, 2018 at approximately 7:25am, patrol units responded to a home on Poinsettia Drive for the report of a child abduction.  The investigation revealed, 41- year old John Cosso and five others, forced their way i...

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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: October 9, 2018

Volunteers Needed for Holiday Events!

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We are gearing up for another great Holiday Season and looking for volunteers to help us with two of our largest events of the year. We would like to invite you to volunteer at this year's events!  Our volunteers make these events a success every...

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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: October 5, 2018

Second Chance Week

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This year the City of Modesto, in collaboration with Stanislaus County will be collecting eyeglasses in all conditions for people in need all over the world. We are partnering with the non-profit organization Lions In Sight who will refurbish the eyeglass...

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Posted on: October 8, 2018

Volunteers Needed for Holiday Events!

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We are gearing up for another great Holiday Season and looking for volunteers to help us with two of our largest events of the year. We would like to invite you to volunteer at this year's events!  Our volunteers make these events a success every...

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