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Fresno Spring Break Ideas!

Spring Break isn't always beaches and bikinis, though that kind of Spring Break is very nice! During our Global Pandemic, you may be wanting to think outside the norm for a Spring getaway right in your own city. Check out some of these places in and around Fresno to visit! How many have you already been to?   Frestiere Underground Gardens: Built by a very dedicated man who didn't have a plan per se but just enjoyed doing it, this 10-acre underground garden is sure to be something you haven't seen before! Set your destination here: 5021 W Shaw Ave, [...]

2021-04-01T03:54:17+00:00March 26th, 2021|area knowledge, safety|

Finding EV Charging Stations Near You!

Luckily in this day and age, technology is everything! As the electric/hybrid vehicle market expands, so does the tech behind it. There are many websites as well as Apps that you can go to that help you find your nearest charging station! Let's take a look at a few now!   PlugShare is a website that makes finding your next charging station easy! They list stations, worldwide! Plus if you know of a new station that isn't on their map, you can add it! . Check them out! https://www.plugshare.com/en   The U.S. Department of Energy also supplies a great website [...]

Fresno Corona Virus 101

If you are looking for Covid-19 information related to Fresno, look no further! Here are some helpful links that help keep you up to date and informed with everything that is going on! Assistance: If you are in the need of assistance in or around Fresno, the United Way 2-1-1 is an easy to remember way to obtain free and confidential information on human services. This includes things like health, food and housing support, mental health, legal assistance, youth programs, and much more. Call 211 for more information! Food Delivery: If you are someone you know is in need of [...]

2021-01-31T14:36:24+00:00January 29th, 2021|area knowledge, safety|

Thanksgiving During a Pandemic

Thanksgiving this year is not going to look very traditional! As the CDC discourages travel and gathering, we have put some ideas together to help make the most out of your holiday! Throw traditions out the window this year and let's think outside of the box! Virtual dining! By now we should all be pros with Zoom, Amazon's Echo Show, or any other virtual platforms, add one of those to your kitchen to keep relatives close but safe. Whether everyone is eating something completely different or you share recipes so you can eat "together", at least you can see and [...]

2020-11-21T22:42:17+00:00November 20th, 2020|area knowledge, california, safety|

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|