The arduous process of beautifying a Modesto street

Last year, Modesto embarked on a project to beautify one downtown block. The improvements included installing 15 planter boxes with Chinese pistache trees, decorative cement that looks like bricks, and tables with umbrellas for outdoor dining.

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Woman Injured in Modesto Shooting

Ex-convict offers deal to former Stanislaus County Clerk-Recorder 01:11

Ex-convict offers deal to former Stanislaus County Clerk-Recorder

Driver suspected of DUI crashes in Modesto 01:20

Driver suspected of DUI crashes in Modesto

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Woman Breaks Into Home, Starts Fire

Central Catholic students receives death threat video 00:16

Central Catholic students receives death threat video

Modesto ice cream truck driver shot by robbery suspect 01:09

Modesto ice cream truck driver shot by robbery suspect

Officer-involved shooting in Ceres leaves one dead 00:51

Officer-involved shooting in Ceres leaves one dead

Minor injuries in downtown Modesto wreck 00:36

Minor injuries in downtown Modesto wreck

Merced County Sheriff's Department investigating use of metal spears during bloodless bullfighting in Stevinson 03:25

Merced County Sheriff's Department investigating use of metal spears during bloodless bullfighting in Stevinson

Ceres police involved in auto wreck 00:31

Ceres police involved in auto wreck

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Ceremony in Santa Nella honors veterans 01:34

Ceremony in Santa Nella honors veterans

Two feared drowned at Woodward Reservoir 01:19

Two feared drowned at Woodward Reservoir

Pacheco High football players injured in DUI-related chase, crash 00:38

Pacheco High football players injured in DUI-related chase, crash

Oakdale's Hannah Chappell Completes Section Masters Sweep 01:42

Oakdale's Hannah Chappell Completes Section Masters Sweep