- a city in central California.
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Examples from the Web for modesto
The US Department of Homeland Security placed Saravia on it's wanted list when the former Modesto, CA., resident went into hiding.Bringing El Salvador Nun Killers to Justice
November 10, 2014
At Big Valley, a co-ed pre-K-12 in hardscrabble Modesto, Calif., the trip to Washington D.C. has been an annual rite of passage.The Sequester Ruined Our Eighth-Grade Trip to Washington, D.C.
March 19, 2013
Fresno, Modesto, and Merced have among the weakest employment numbers in the nation.Facebook’s IPO Testifies to Silicon Valley’s Power but Does Little for Other Californians
May 18, 2012
Renner grew up the oldest of five children of divorced parents in Modesto, Calif.The Hurt Locker’s Explosive Star
December 13, 2009
And with that, I was on the next plane to Modesto, California.Not So Fast, Gary
February 23, 2009
I was determined not to flee if I could possibly reach Modesto in safety.
I merely said to him, "Why didn't you take me to Modesto when you could have done so with safety?"
I will here explain why it was necessary for me to be taken to the Modesto jail.
The officials scolded, threatened, but Modesto Kan was immovable.In Indian Mexico (1908)
At last I succeeded in getting him to one side, and told him I wanted to get to Modesto by some means.