These are 52 ideas that you can do over the next year (a couple are pegged to specific events) that will get you off the couch and out into the community. What better way to feel good than to help someone in need?
Air quality is poor and often obscures the mountains in what would otherwise be a more attractive setting.Every week The Bee publishes dozens of items on a 20-page print section highlighting things to do near Fresno, and we share it all over social media. Still, I shouldn’t have been surprised when that “nothing to do” sentiment cropped up again a couple weeks ago at a dinner party I attended.Instead of grumbling about it, I decided to act – to debunk the notion with this list: 52 Things To Do In Or Around Fresno. I haven’t yet explored the 13-acre expansion that opened in October, but my colleagues and friends who have gone rave about it. Even renowned wildlife expert Jack Hanna was impressed.Fresno is an agricultural and minor banking and financial center for the San Joaquin Valley, the southern half of California’s famed agricultural Central Valley.Agriculture and some light manufacturing round out the private employment picture.