Category: Barstow

Barstow’s population was 21,119 at the 2000 census. Barstow is located 55 miles (89 km) north of San Bernardino.

Barstow is a major transportation center for the Inland Empire Metropolitan Area. Several major highways including Interstate 15 and Interstate 40 converge in the city. It is the site of a large rail classification yard, belonging to the BNSF Railway. The Union Pacific Railroad also runs through town on trackage rights on BNSF’s main line to Daggett 10 miles (16 km) east, where it heads to Salt Lake City, then the BNSF heads to Chicago. It is about 62 miles (100 km) to Baker, California and 111 miles (179 km) to Primm, Nevada.

Barstow is home to Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow and is the closest city to Fort Irwin Military Reservation.

The Cars and Stars Show

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By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– After much anticipation, plans for the second Cars and Stars Car Show have been unveiled. The event, on Saturday, Oct. 21, at Quakes Stadium in Rancho Cucamonga, will have fun for the entire family. Tons of…

Nominate an Action Hero

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By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– The Vision2BActive campaign is seeking nominees for Action Heroes in hopes of recognizing people in San Bernardino County who have made an impact on community wellness by participating in physical activity or promoting physical fitness.…

VVAPL Celebrates “Check the Chip Day”

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By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– On August 16, VVAPL Humane Society celebrates National Check the Chip Day, a day to remind pet owners to microchip their pets, keep the microchip registration information up-to-date, and have their microchipped pets scanned once…

Heritage Recognized for Excellence

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  By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– Heritage Victor Valley Medical Group was recently awarded a 5-star rating by CAPG, The Voice of Accountable Physician Groups —  the country’s leading association representing physician organizations practicing capitated, coordinated care. The highly coveted…

Water Safety Saves Lives

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By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– Drowning usually occurs quickly and silently. Childhood drowning and near-drowning occurrences happen in seconds, often because a child is left unattended or there is a brief lapse in supervision. According to the Centers for Disease…