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.

Mustang Clubs to Roll into Trona Saturday

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– “Muscle Mustangs of Ridgecrest” and other car clubs will convoy to Trona on Saturday to show off their cars and show their support of the town. “We just want to boost morale and boost their economy…

Bank of America Zelle Use Soars in 2019

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– Bank of America today announced record-breaking person-to-person (P2P) payments use, as the company’s active Zelle®users have already completed more transactions this year than in all of 2018. In less than nine months, Bank of America…

Auto Club: Gas Prices Continue Dropping Slightly

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– A little over a week after refineries scaled back production of California-blend gasoline, prices are continuing to drop, according to the Automobile Club of Southern California’s Weekend Gas Watch. The retail statewide average is $3.58 a gallon…

Kaiser Permanente Hospitals Rated Among Nation’s Best

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– In Southern California, 15 Kaiser Permanente hospitals were recognized as “high performing” in U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-20 Best Hospitals study. The 30th annual study analyzes 25 specialties, procedures, and common conditions to assess hospital…