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Posted on: November 1, 2018

November Newsletter now available on the Web

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Learn more about Winter Watering Schedules, Leaf Season Green Waste Pickup, and other important Utility news in our monthly City Beat Newsletter.

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Posted on: November 5, 2018

Holiday Garbage Collection Schedule - Thanksgiving

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There will be no garbage collection on Thursday, November 22.  During this week: Thursday customers will be serviced on Friday, and Friday customers will be serviced on Saturday.

Holidays observed by Modesto garbage companies

  • New Years Day
  • 4th of Ju...
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Additional Info... City Press Releases
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: November 8, 2018

Pursuing a New Perspective on Downtown

Downtown Master Plan Request for Proposal

I am very pleased to announce a new initiative aimed at refreshing the city's perspective on what our downtown could and should look like.  A few months ago, my team set out to re-imagine and re-design one of our key downtown streets, and in the ...

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Posted on: October 23, 2018

My Performance Goals as City Manager

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At tonight's City Council Meeting, the full council will formally adopt the last remaining component of the contract that I've accepted as Modesto's City Manager. In full transparency, I wanted to ensure the public has the ability to review my goals, and ...

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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: October 22, 2018

Police Investigate Sunday Night Homicide

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 Modesto, CA- A 37-year-old Modesto man is deceased following a Sunday night shooting that occurred in the 400 block of Donegal Drive in southeast Modesto.

At about 8:00 PM on Sunday, October 21, 2018, Officers responded to the southeast neighborh...

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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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Modesto Police Department Public Safety News
Posted on: July 7, 2016

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News Flash

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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Additional Info... Parks, Recreation & Neighborhoods
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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News Flash

Posted on: November 5, 2018

Holiday Garbage Collection Schedule - Thanksgiving

Bertolotti Disposal Truck

There will be no garbage collection on Thursday, November 22.  During this week: Thursday customers will be serviced on Friday, and Friday customers will be serviced on Saturday.

Holidays observed by Modesto garbage companies

  • New Years Day
  • 4th of Ju...
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Additional Info... Recycling News

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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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