|Located nearly in the center of the golden state, Fresno ranks up there with Oakland as most dangerous cities in California. Fresno is also one of the most polluted cities in America. So with that being said, it may be okay for an overnight stay, gasoline and grocery stop, but don't plan to hang out here for your fresh-air seeking outdoorsy vacation. You may only want to pass thru this place, if at all. Lots of crime, cops, gangs, drugs, homeless here, so consider yourself be warned: Fresno is not your ideal California destination.
The Fresno voting officials creatively stopped the recount process for Proposition 37 (Label GMO in 2012), so now we know BigAg is very dominant in this Central Valley city. Forget About Fresno: How One CA County Clerk Stopped Prop 37's Oversight Recount