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.

Taking Manholes into the Next Century & Beyond

New polymer Armorock manhole installed near Interstate 15 and E St.

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– Manholes are an intregral part of conveying wastewater, giving workers access to the buried pipeline for routine maintenance at different points along the way to the treatment plant. Manholes have traditionally been built with concrete,…

The Walking Dead Review- Thank You

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Review by Nolan P. Smith Staff Reporter (Victor Valley)—This week’s episode of The Walking Dead is the most shocking episode this season- and dare I say, more shocking than any episode last season either. Titled “Thank You”, this episode tugs…

El Nino is Coming, Are You Ready?


By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– The San Bernardino County Fire Department Office of Emergency Services will host a Public Awareness Meeting regarding this winter’s expected El Niño storm system. El Niño Public Information Meeting Wed., October 28, 5:30 p.m. Victorville…

Ghost Dinosaurs at the County Museum

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By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– Halloween makes you think about spooks and goblins and, at the San Bernardino County Museum, Ghost Dinosaurs! Families are invited to wear their costumes and start Halloween at Ghost Dinosaur Day on Saturday, Oct. 31…

Health Inspection Scores Now Available on Yelp

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By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– With El Nino storms expected this fall and winter, San Bernardino County has rolled out a series of web links to help residents prepare, San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors Vice Chair Robert A. Lovingood…