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.

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By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– The San Bernardino County Museum has announced the 2018 Dome Talks series lineup. These evening discussions feature leading authors and thought leaders discussing topics relevant to the past, present, and future of our Inland Southern…

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By Staff Reports (DGIwire) – Ask any health club owner to describe their ideal customer—and they’re likely to name “fitness-minded,” “health-conscious” and “young” among the most obvious traits. But when it comes to that final adjective—maybe they ought to reconsider.…

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By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– It’s time for another chance to have a Vision2BActive at the Chino Valley YMCA’s 2017 Reindeer Romp 5K run/walk and 10K run on Saturday, Dec. 2. This special holiday 5K features a full 5K run/walk…

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By Staff Reports (Inside Edison)– There were eight home-cooking fires in Orange County last Thanksgiving. That’s eight more than necessary. Unfortunately, it fits a national trend that typically brings nearly four times as many reported home-cooking fires on Thanksgiving than…