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.

A Better Way Domestic Violence Annual Candlelight Vigil

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By Staff Reports (Victorville)– On Friday, October 10, 2014 at 6pm “A Better Way” Domestic Violence Shelter and Outreach Program in partnership with the City of Victorville will host their Annual Candlelight Vigil.  The Vigil will take place in the Victorville City Hall parking lot outside of…

Lovingood: Monument May Exclude County

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By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– Following recent meetings with federal officials on a proposed National Monument in the San Gabriel Mountains, First District Robert Lovingood said Tuesday he is hopeful that recent talks will convince the administration to exclude San…

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By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– From the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, I’m Ira Dreyfuss with HHS HealthBeat. Keeping your youngster up to date on the vaccination schedule can take a lot of medical visits, but it’s worth…

Local Boy Takes the Helm at Pivotal IVDA

Mike Burrows, new acting executive director of IVDA, above San Bernardino Int'l Airport and IVDA project area along Tippecanoe Avenue.

  By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– Born and raised in San Bernardino, Mike Burrows was recently appointed the Acting Executive Director of the Inland Valley Development Agency (IVDA), a locally controlled agency responsible for the redevelopment of the former Norton…