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A city of central California in the northern San Joaquin Valley southeast of Stockton. Founded by the Central Pacific Railroad in 1870, it grew as an agricultural center.


(məˈdɛs toʊ)

a city in central California. 178,559.
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According to investigators, on Monday night, Modesto Makinano, a 60-year-old seaman, and his wife Jocelyn, 60, had a heated argument.
A Modesto man is in grave condition after he was allegedly attacked by his housemate in west Modesto early Tuesday morning.
Modesto has reached a new settlement for $240,217 with its former solid waste manager after the California Public Employees' Retirement System objected to the original one.
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Oak Valley Community Bank, a wholly owned subsidiary of Oak Valley Bancorp (NASDAQ: OVLY), has said that it has appointed Nate Benninger as its vice president, branch manager of two branches (Ist and 12th) in Modesto.
Other religious noncomms serving Modesto include "Your Christian Companion" KYCC-FM 90.
Step Father to Debbie Roberts (husband David) and Step Grandfather to Marcus Rust of Modesto, CA.
Oak Valley Community Bank, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Oak Valley Bancorp (NASDAQ: OVLY), is planning to open a new branch in Modesto.
com)-- Free quotes for prefabricated steel buildings in Modesto are available from City Steel Buildings (http://www.
Subaru of America, Incorporated (Subaru), a subsidiary of Fuji Heavy Industries (TYO: 7270), has opened a new dealership in Modesto.
Johnston has been appointed president and publisher of The Modesto (Calif.
SHERMAN OAKS -- Riverside Drive Elementary School officials are trying to ease the pain for one family following the tragic death of Diana Pena, the 17-year-old sister and frequent companion of second-grader Modesto.