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.

Dog Adoptions at High Desert Yardbirds

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  By Staff Reports (Adelanto)– VVAPL Humane Society will be at the High Desert Yardbirds’ Bark in the Park, 1200 Stadium Way in Adelanto, on Saturday, June 24 with cute canines looking for homes. The dogs will be located on…

Fireworks Alert 

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  By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– Possession of any type of fireworks, including “safe and sane” fireworks, is against the law in any unincorporated area of San Bernardino County.  In the event a fire occurs due to the unsafe use…

Job Satisfaction: 3 Points to Ponder

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By Staff Reports (DGIwire) – Everyone wants job satisfaction but nobody is exactly sure how to secure it. In part, satisfaction on the job is dependent on factors that workers can’t control: the work/life balance at their organization; how their…

Charging Up the Future of Cell Phones

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By Staff Reports (DGIwire) – Sick of sitting on the airport floor in the vicinity of an electrical outlet while that cell phone charges up? Those days might be coming to an end in the not-too-distant future. According to a…

Summer Camp Fun at the County Museum

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By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– This summer, your child can meet animals with superpowers, shake it up, dig up clues from the past, and investigate forensics—museum-style! Registration is now open for San Bernardino County Museum Summer Explorers day camps. Week-long…