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.

Adelanto City Council Honors Local Mayors

Apple Valley Mayor Scott Nassif receives recognition from Adelanto City Council August 8; from left to right—Town Council member Larry Cusack, Town Council member Barb Stanton, Adelanto Mayor Pro Tem Jermaine Wright, Nassif, Adelanto Mayor Rich Kerr, Town Council member Art Bishop and Town Council member Curt Emick.

By Staff Reports (Adelanto) —In an uncommon display of compassion and support, Adelanto Mayor Richard Kerr, accompanied by three of his Council colleagues, presented Hesperia Mayor Paul Russ with a plaque and Certificate of Recognition at Tuesday’s City Council meeting…

The Cars and Stars Show

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By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– After much anticipation, plans for the second Cars and Stars Car Show have been unveiled. The event, on Saturday, Oct. 21, at Quakes Stadium in Rancho Cucamonga, will have fun for the entire family. Tons of…

Nominate an Action Hero

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By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– The Vision2BActive campaign is seeking nominees for Action Heroes in hopes of recognizing people in San Bernardino County who have made an impact on community wellness by participating in physical activity or promoting physical fitness.…

VVAPL Celebrates “Check the Chip Day”

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By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– On August 16, VVAPL Humane Society celebrates National Check the Chip Day, a day to remind pet owners to microchip their pets, keep the microchip registration information up-to-date, and have their microchipped pets scanned once…

Heritage Recognized for Excellence

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  By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– Heritage Victor Valley Medical Group was recently awarded a 5-star rating by CAPG, The Voice of Accountable Physician Groups —  the country’s leading association representing physician organizations practicing capitated, coordinated care. The highly coveted…

Water Safety Saves Lives

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By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– Drowning usually occurs quickly and silently. Childhood drowning and near-drowning occurrences happen in seconds, often because a child is left unattended or there is a brief lapse in supervision. According to the Centers for Disease…