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.

A Great Start For Our VETERANS Home

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley) – Assemblyman Steve Knight (R-Antelope Valley) recently recognized the contributions of the immediate past administrator of the area’s veterans home. “The William J. “Pete” Knight Veterans Home has seen two years of growth and prosperity.…

Let The Elves Help With Holiday Gifts

By Staff Reports (Victorville)–Make your holiday shopping easy this year.  Head over to the San Bernardino County Fairgrounds for 2 days of shopping for unique gifts from various crafters and small businesses. There will be gifts and crafts that you just can’t…

Santa Claus Is Coming To Town Today Saturday

By Staff Reports (Victorville)–Take a breather from the hustle and bustle at the mall this Saturday morning and grab yourself a greatviewing spot at the annual Victorville Children’s Christmas Parade! Presented by the City of Victorville and the Daily Press, this…

Seeing Stars At The Victor Valley Museum

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)–Family-friendly astronomy programs return to the Victor Valley Museum on Sunday, December 4, in the San Bernardino County Museum’s portable StarLab planetarium. Programs will begin every half-hour from noon to 3:30 p.m. StarLab programs, recommended for…

San Bernardino Courthouse Begins Construction

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)–Construction is officially under way on the long-awaited new courthouse in downtown San Bernardino for the Superior Court of San Bernardino County, the Administrative Office of the Courts announced today. Site work began on the seven-acre…