Fresno Community College Off Campus Apartments
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Fresno Community College
The first community college in California, and the second in the entire nation, Fresco Community College has quite a bit of experience and history behind it. It is one of the country's smaller colleges, and located right between LA and San Francisco.
Large, Diverse and Inland
Fresno is the largest inland city in California, and is quite a culturally diverse area. Only 50% of the population are considered Caucasian, with a broad mix of other races living in the area. The city is famous for inventing popping as a dance style, and for Charles Grodin's mini series ... and also for your future school!
FCC Neighborhoods for Students
Neighborhoods surrounding Fresno Community College include Grand, Wood Streets and Eastside, with the college itself located in the White Park area. Most of the neighborhoods offering apartments for rent are those slightly south of FCC, and close to Riverside Community College.
Bring Your Car ... Then Walk!
While the area around the college itself is fairly walkable, with a walk score of 72 out of 100, Fresno itself is not very well served by public transport. So, if you're ever planning to get away from school, you'll most likely want the convenience of a car to gat from your apartment to the rest of the world!
Fresh Fresno Apartments For Rent
There are quite a few student oriented apartment blocks in the FCC area, with Riverside Community College and the University of California at Riverside not far away from your own school. Prices for these apartment rentals start at $375, and in some complexes are capped at $675 per month. Overall, housing in Fresno is extremely affordable.
Fresno Fresh - Better Than Cafeteria Food
Chinese and vegan will fast become your cuisines of choice at FCC - China Chop Suey and Au Lac vegan café are two of the closest restaurants to FCC, and some of your quickest and easiest eating options other than the cafeteria (shudder).
And if your brain is desperate for some time off from thinking, Club Fred offers a cheap and easy place for a drink, right within walking distance of school. Head south into Fresno itself for a wider range of nightlife options, including eclectic nights at Teazer World Tea Market, while The Public Bar and The Red Lantern offer more traditional bar and nightclub fare.
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I've got dogs. What the the best places in Fresno for being outdoors with pets?
Fresno is accommodating for dogs! There are three city run dog parks sprinkled around town, and on weekends it's fun to take them for long runs and hikes in the Sierra National Forest. There are several great areas that are easily accessed from Fresno.
How is the public transportation system in Fresno?
Although most people in Fresno use cars to get around, there is a decent public transportation system. Fresno bus routes cover most of the city on streets located at half-mile intervals, although routes can be be as far as one mile apart in some areas. In addition to general coverage, route frequency can be an issue. Fresno's bus routes have varying frequencies depending upon the route. During the day they come between every 15 or 30 minutes, but they come less frequently in the evening, and night service ends at 10 pm.
What's a good neighborhood for families in Fresno?
The top three neighborhoods with the lowest crime rates include Raisin City, Gordon/Pinedale Siding, and Easton. The top three neighborhoods with the best public schools include Gordon/Pinedale Siding, Millbrook Ave/Alluvial Ave, and Audubon Dr/Friant R. Located at Fresno's northernmost point, Gordon/Pinedale comes out on top on both accounts. Nearby Fig Garden is another good neighborhood for families in Fresno.
Are there local sporting events in Fresno?
Yes. Fresno is home to several semiprofessional and collegiate sports teams. The Fresno Grizzlies, a baseball team belonging to the Pacific Coast League, and the Fresno Fuego, a soccer team belonging to the USL Premier Development League, both play at Chukchansi Park. The Central Valley Coyotes of Arena Football 1 and the Fresno Monsters of the North American Hockey League both play at the Selland Arena, and the Fresno Legends of the American Basketball Association play at San Joaquin Memorial High School. The athletic teams of California State University, Fresno also enjoy a large fan base.
Do most people in Fresno rely on public transportation?
About 77 percent drives to get around. There are, however, some public transit options available. Intracity transit is provided by the Fresno Area Express, which consists of buses serving the greater Fresno metropolitan area. Intercity bus service is provided by Greyhound and Orange Belt Stages.