Category: Adelanto

Adelanto is a city about 9 miles northwest of Victorville. The population was 18,130 at the 2000 census. The population as of July 2008 was near 27,500.

The name Adelanto means progress or advance in Spanish, and was first given to the post office that was established on the site in 1917.[4]

Adelanto is located in the Mojave Desert at 34°34′34″N 117°25′58″W / 34.57611°N 117.43278°W / 34.57611; -117.43278 (34.575990, -117.432713)[5].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 138.7 km² (53.5 mi²). 138.6 km² (53.5 mi²) of it is land and 0.1 km² (0.04 mi²) of it (0.04%) is water.

Approximate elevation: 2900 ft.

Sheriff’s Rodeo Set for Sept. 28-30

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– The 19th annual San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Rodeo is set for Sept. 28, 29 and 30. Sanctioned by the PRCA, the rodeo provides fun for all ages with spectacular bull riding, barrel racing, saddle and…

Vision4Safety: Beware of Crime Around You

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– Supervisor Lovingood met with residents at the Senior Citizen Resource Fair in Phelan Tuesday. It was co-hosted by the High Desert Association of Realtors and my office. The Supervisor touched on the County’s Vision4Safety program http://vision4safety.com/and the…

3D-Printed Metal Parts Take to the Skies

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– The aviation industry is paying more attention than ever before to the potential of 3D metal printing. That is the message of a recent article in InsideMRO, which notes that the industry’s focus is moving…

Southbound Interstate 15 Lane Closure

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) Maintenance crews will be closing the #1 lane on southbound Interstate 15 (I-15) from the brake check area to the truck escape ramp in the Cajon Pass on September, 23rd for…

Northbound Interstate 15 Lane Closure

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) Maintenance crews will be closing the #1 lane on northbound Interstate 15 (I-15) from State Route 138 (SR-138) for approximately three miles in the Cajon Pass area on September, 22nd …

Auto Club: Gas Prices Continue Hovering

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– Southern California gasoline prices barely moved for the second straight week in most areas, according to the Automobile Club of Southern California’s Weekend Gas Watch. The retail statewide average is $3.64 a gallon for regular unleaded,…

Resiliency Critical to Youth Suicide Prevention

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– Sometimes a problem can seem insurmountable to young people because they don’t have the life experience to understand the problem or the emotions they are feeling at the time are only temporary. Unfortunately, this overwhelming…