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Posted on: March 11, 2019

Citywide Strategic Plan Town Hall Meetings

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The City of Modesto will be hosting a series of special Town Hall Meetings to help develop the city’s next strategic plan. The strategic plan will outline a set of multi-year goals focused on the city’s commitment to the community.

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Posted on: March 1, 2019

March e-Newsletter now available!

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Subscribe to our city-wide email newsletter today and receive updates on the latest news, blogs, events and more.

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Posted on: February 6, 2019

Up with People is coming to Modesto

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Up with People is coming to Modesto, CA from March 18-25,
2019. UWP is global education organization that empowers young people to bepositive agents of change in their communities and the world. Through cultural
exchange, world travel, volunteerism, a...

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Posted on: March 11, 2019

Remaining Key Aware with Modesto Police Department

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In 2018, twenty two percent of stolen vehicles were taken using the owners' keys.  We encourage you to practice the following key awareness tips:

  • Never leave your vehicle running unattended.  
  • As you walk to your car, scan your surrounding...
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Posted on: February 25, 2019

Modesto Police Department Makes Arrests in Letgo/OfferUp Robberies

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On 11/26/18 at 7:30 PM an armed robbery occurred in Modesto involving a victim attempting to sell his PlayStation 4 gaming console via OfferUp, an online marketplace where individuals can buy or sell items locally. The victim in this case agreed to meet w...

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Modesto Police Department Public Safety News
Posted on: February 8, 2019

Detectives Make Arrest on 2017 Murder and Sexual Assault of Jenny Wu

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Modesto, CA – Detectives have arrested 18-year-old Seth Becknel for the 2017 murder and sexual assault of 41-year-old Jenny Wu.  

At 9 a.m. on Friday, April 21, 2017, officers responded to the 1500 block of Grape near Evergreen on a reported perso...

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Modesto Police Department Public Safety News
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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Modesto Police Department Public Safety News
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 Suspect

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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 break free...

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Posted on: July 7, 2016

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Posted on: July 7, 2016

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Posted on: January 11, 2019

Save the Date for Earth Day 2019

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Modesto’s 30th Annual Earth Day in the Park Festival will be held on Saturday, April 20, 2019 at Graceada Park, located at 401 Needham Street, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This popular Free community event provides a unique opportunity to learn about the enviro...

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Additional Info... Recycling News
Posted on: January 1, 2019

Organic Waste Recycling Updates for 2019

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Beginning January 1, 2019 all businesses that generate 4 cubic yards of commercial solid waste per week, including commercial or public entities like schools, hospitals, stores, restaurants, industrial businesses, for –profit or nonprofit organi...

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Posted on: March 18, 2019

Traffic Impact Due to Service Repairs and Upgrades

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Traffic may be impacted due to service at the following locations:

  • 601 Maze Blvd
  • Nelson & Morgan (Hydrant Install)
  • Paulette Ct (Flushing / Transfer Services)
  • 1012 Fairmont Ct (Leaks)
  • 617 Holt way (Leaks)
  • 1409 Orlando Dr (Valve Maintenance)
  • 301 Downey Ave (Va...
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Road Closures & Traffic

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