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.

County fights real estate deed fraud

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– The Assessor-Recorder-Clerk, the District Attorney’s office and the Information Services Department created the Real Estate Fraud Prevention Courtesy Notification Program. Since 2017, the program alerts property owners of recent documents that have been recorded affecting…

Keeping Trona Moving Forward Through Transit

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– Over the past year, the residents of Trona, CA have been hit hard. The July 2019 earthquakes caused significant damage to essential services, and now with the COVID-19 pandemic closing more businesses, transportation for the…