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Not Your Typical 4th of July

With Covid-19 canceling many parades, fireworks shows, and limiting gatherings, you are left wondering what will you do with your holiday weekend? Do you have kids? Ask them what their favorite 4th of July tradition is, talk to them about why we celebrate this day, and then try to brainstorm together different alternative ideas. If their favorite part is the parade, you can have them decorate their bikes, your cars, wagons, etc, and have your own parade! Create your own marching band, have parade candy and have some fun! How about fireworks? If you can try to find some firework [...]

2020-07-02T19:56:47+00:00July 2nd, 2020|area knowledge, california, safety|

How About a Staycation?

During these times you may not want to venture out further than your hometown, and that's OK! Here are some ideas to make your Staycation great! One big tip for enjoying a staycation is putting the phone away! This keeps you in the moment and from being sucked into a post on social media! Have a Spa Day! Whether you are into face masks or simply cutting up a cucumber for your eyes, wrap up in a robe and set out to pamper yourself! You deserve it! Get the family into the kitchen and host a cook-off! Create new foods [...]

2020-06-29T02:32:15+00:00June 29th, 2020|area knowledge, california, safety|

Why Choose Own A Car Fresno?

There are MANY options when it comes to where to purchase your next vehicle from. Here are some great reasons to check out Own A Car Fresno! Locally owned and serving customers since 1995! With a solid A+ rating with the BBB, you know you have made a great choice! We offer a wide selection of quality, new model used cars from the most loved brands like Ford, GMC, Chevrolet, Dodge Chrysler, and many more.  Check it out HERE! Own A Car Fresno finance specialists work with over 50+ national and local banks and credit unions to ensure our customers get the [...]

Spring Break Alternatives

Stuck at home this Spring Break or want to do something different? Don't worry! Here are some things to keep you occupied!   Visit a national park! Get out and enjoy nature! Take a hike, explore, take in the fresh air! Go exploring in your own yard! Create a backyard adventure with things around your house! Go on a drive-thru safari! Have an at-home mani-pedi or spa day! Organize! Ok we know, that doesn't sound like much fun, but you should take a day of your break to declutter your life, it will help you feel so much better and [...]

2020-03-16T13:30:28+00:00March 16th, 2020|area knowledge|

Preparing Your Car for a Virus

We have all heard to wash our hands multiple times a day, use hand sanitizer, so on and so on, and you probably have been doing just that. But have you thought about your vehicle? We go out to the grocery store pick up some items, sanitize before and after then get into our cars and go home. Most of us don't think about needing to disinfect our vehicles just as we would our homes. Here are some tips to make this a streamlined process.     Keep yourself as clean as possible. Meaning, keep sanitizing before and after going [...]

2020-03-16T13:10:46+00:00March 11th, 2020|area knowledge, safety|

Model Spotlight: 2018 Chevrolet Equinox LT

Are you in the market for a midsize SUV? Take a look at our 2018 Chevrolet Equinox LT!   An optimal blend of power, efficiency, and style, our 2018 Chevrolet Equinox LT AWD is proudly presented in Silver Ice Metallic! Powered by a TurboCharged 1.5 Liter 4 Cylinder that offers 170hp while connected to a responsive 6 Speed Automatic transmission for smooth shifts. This capable All Wheel Drive SUV is going to please you with its confident demeanor as it handles beautifully, while also rewarding your wallet with near 32mpg on the highway. Our Equinox LT strikes a perfect balance [...]

Tax Time is HERE!

According to the IRS in 2018, over 154 million people received a refund, that's a lot of people with a little extra cash in their pockets! Are you getting a refund? Will you be heading out to visit car dealerships with your refund? Let's take a look at how to make the most out of it!   The average return is nearly $3,000, that is a good amount that can be put towards a down payment! Do Your Homework. Decide what type of car you are looking for and how much you are able to afford. Don't just blow that extra [...]

New Year’s Resolutions for Your Ride

So many people set out to make goals for the New Year, weight loss, eat better, be kinder, etc. How about one of your resolutions be about your vehicle? If you are like most, we tend to take our cars for granted. Can you be a better car owner? Here are some tips to help you learn how!   Maintenence. Do you regularly maintain your car? Or are you the type that will just place a picture over the lit-up check engine light?! How about this year you make a commitment to be proactive about services. Get regular oil changes [...]

Fall Leaves Road Trip

Road trips are common during Spring Break and Summertime, however, you and your eyes are missing out if you don't go on a road trip to scope out the beautiful sceneries of the Fall Season! Here are some areas to check out!       FALL FOLIAGE IN MAMMOTH LAKES AND JUNE LAKE - Aspens, craft beer, and pie usher in the season AUTUMN IN LAKE TAHOE AND HOPE VALLEY - Willows and aspens light up both sides of the high country lake AUTUMN IN YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK - See golden leaves mixed with flashes of pink in the iconic [...]