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.

Mustang Clubs to Roll into Trona Saturday

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– “Muscle Mustangs of Ridgecrest” and other car clubs will convoy to Trona on Saturday to show off their cars and show their support of the town. “We just want to boost morale and boost their economy…

Bank of America Zelle Use Soars in 2019

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– Bank of America today announced record-breaking person-to-person (P2P) payments use, as the company’s active Zelle®users have already completed more transactions this year than in all of 2018. In less than nine months, Bank of America…

Auto Club: Gas Prices Continue Dropping Slightly

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– A little over a week after refineries scaled back production of California-blend gasoline, prices are continuing to drop, according to the Automobile Club of Southern California’s Weekend Gas Watch. The retail statewide average is $3.58 a gallon…

Kaiser Permanente Hospitals Rated Among Nation’s Best

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– In Southern California, 15 Kaiser Permanente hospitals were recognized as “high performing” in U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-20 Best Hospitals study. The 30th annual study analyzes 25 specialties, procedures, and common conditions to assess hospital…