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A city in the central valley of California. Specifically, nor cal. Not the best to live, but definitely not the worst place to live either. The houses are too expensive, and the air pollution ranks among the worst in the nation. The population is generally diverse in this city of 200,000. Gained notoriety from the laci peterson case that occurred here. Also within the district of Gary Condit. Hometown of the famous director George Lucas. Has a decent nightlife scene in downtown. The local music scene is also very much alive. The word hella is used here often. Modesto is close to many popular destinations.
Modesto is hella better than Fresno.
by motownstud May 27, 2005

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