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.

Children’s Holiday Parade Award Winners Announced

By Staff Reports (Victorville)–89 entries in the 2011 City of Victorville Holiday Parade marched their way to special honor for their portrayal of “A Children’s Christmas”. The parade, which drew thousands of spectators, demonstrated the creative efforts and hard work of thousands…

Mojave Flick Review: Hugo

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.…

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…