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’s Free Dump Day a Huge Success

A sample of some the electronics collected at Adelanto’s Free Dump Day event.

By Staff Reports (Adelanto)—In what can only be described as a phenomenal success, the Adelanto Free Dump Day and Community Clean-Up exceeded organizer’s expectations, so much so that the event had to be extended an extra hour-and-a-half with additional roll-offs…

Sheriff’s CSUSB Hiring Event This Saturday


By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department is having a hiring event at the California State University San Bernardino for Deputy Sheriff Trainees on April 29, 2017. The event will allow Deputy Sheriff Trainee applicants to…

Shipping Jobs Overseas? Koreans to Ship Jobs to Adelanto

By Staff Reports (Adelanto) —According to a December 2016 article in the Australian Business Review (, President-Elect Donald Trump accused China of “raping America by stealing its jobs through unfair trading practices.” One Korean-American company—operating a stainless steel cookware company…

I-15 Detour in Fontana this Weekend


By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)–Motorists should expect delays and consider alternate routes this weekend as Caltrans closed the northbound Interstate 15 at Duncan Canyon Road in Fontana. The full closure on northbound I-15 at Duncan Canyon started Friday, April 21…

Jump on the Peace Train!

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By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– Museumgoers in San Bernardino County love to dance. Once again, the San Bernardino County Museum will celebrate the opening of Train Days on Saturday, April 22, with a Soul Train dance – and may break…

Lovingood Blocks Steep Rate Hikes


By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– The San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors opposed a series of proposed water and sewer rate hikes, some more than 80 percent, saying the increases were not justified and would cause unnecessary hardships on many…