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.

New Year, New Laws For Road Users

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By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– Rear-facing child safety seats, driver cell phone use, motorcycle lane splitting, and traffic crash reporting requirements are among the topics of new California laws that will take effect on Sunday, Jan. 1, according to the…

Comic Book Review: Divinity III #1

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  By Nolan P. Smith Staff Reporter (Victor Valley)– For anyone who has read the first two Divinity miniseries from Valiant, you know the level of excellence each series has carried. Following the story of former Soviet Union cosmonauts Abram…

Mojave Flick Review: Assassin’s Creed

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Editor’s note: We all love movies, but rather than ask a syndicated columnist who has never visited our beautiful High Desert, we commissioned our own local movie critic: Nolan P. Smith to review films and give us a local perspective.…

Have a Safe, Warm Winter

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By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– As the cooler weather months approach, most homes need a little extra help from additional heat sources such as a fireplace or space heater. However, taking precaution to use these heat sources safely can greatly…

3D-Printed Vertebrae: A Landmark Surgery

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By Staff Reports (DGIwire) – In late 2015, a neurosurgeon at the Prince of Wales Hospital in Sydney, Australia, met a patient who suffered from a form of cancer called chordroma, according to a Mashable report. The patient had a tumor…