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How to Have Halloween During a Pandemic

So far in 2020 we have all had to make some pretty big adjustments to our normal life. With Halloween coming up quickly, we are offering a list of some tips and tricks to make your night safer for all!   If you would prefer not directly handing out candy or using some sort of chute system, you could always create a fun/creepy maze, graveyard, or anything else you can think of, right in your front yard! Sit on your porch and explain one kid or kiddos from the same family in at the same time and they go through [...]

2020-10-16T21:58:09+00:00October 16th, 2020|area knowledge, california, safety|

Fall Time Activities For Kids

It is that time of year again when the pumpkin spice everything comes out! Are you looking for some fun and maybe new activities to do with your kiddos this fall? Here is a list to help get you in the fall mood! Check out an apple orchard! Here are some local options! Ok, now you have a bunch of apples from the orchard, how about you bake some yummy apple chips, make an apple crisp or even caramel apples! YUM! Print out some fun Autumn coloring sheets! Find some HERE! Go try out a corn maze! Go to a [...]

2020-09-25T19:54:17+00:00September 25th, 2020|area knowledge, california|

Safely Celebrating Labor Day Weekend

As we all know big parties and gatherings are not safe during this pandemic, but here are some ways to still get out and enjoy your Labor Day Weekend! As always, be sure to take this seriously and think ahead, if you don't feel good, stay home, if you have sick people or immune-compromised people around you, think of them as well! This could be a situation where a cookout happens but that person stays home, you can always bring them a plate of yummy cookout food! If you are having people outside your normal group attend a cookout, outside [...]

2020-09-04T22:31:04+00:00September 4th, 2020|area knowledge, california, safety|

DIY Maintenance

Do you ever feel like you put off vehicle maintenance because of the cost? Have you ever thought about learning how to do it yourself? Let's go over some user-friendly things you can do to save some $$! Coolant Changes. Believe it or not, that coolant doesn't last forever! Learning how to change it yourself could save you some hard-earned cash and keep your car issue free! Worn out coolant can lead to issues with your water pump, radiator, and heater core, all of which have a hefty price tag attached to them and their service usually! Reader's Digest supplied [...]

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 [...]