city in and county seat of Stanislaus County, California, United States
Modesto is the 18th largest city in California, and the 103rd largest city in the United States.
Notable people change
- Jack Angel, voice actor.
- Sonny Barger, Oakland chapter founder of the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club.
- Carol Channing, Tony Award-winning actress and singer.
- George Lucas, film director, producer, and screenwriter.
- James Marsters, actor.
- Timothy Olyphant, actor
- Jeremy Renner, actor.
- Royal Robbins, famous rock climber.
- Mark Spitz, Olympic gold medalist.
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- "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
- "QuickFacts: Modesto city, California". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 23, 2023.
- "Amelia Franzia Gallo; Wine Maker's Wife, 83". Obituary. The New York Times. December 25, 1993. Retrieved 2012-11-02.
She began working as secretary and janitor in the fledgling Gallo family business shortly after Ernest and Julio Gallo started the E. & J. Gallo Winery in Modesto in 1933. Today, the company is the nation's largest winery, with more than a quarter of the American wine market.
- City of Modesto IT. "City of Modesto – Newsroom – Press Releases". modesto.ca.us. Archived from the original on February 29, 2012.
- "List: Worst Cities For Ozone Pollution". Forbes.
- "Mark Spitz". www.jewishsports.net. Retrieved August 31, 2008.