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.

Unclaimed property tax refund applications deadline Oct. 27

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– The County Auditor-Controller/Treasurer/Tax Collector issues property tax refunds as a result of reductions to assessed valuations determined by the Assessor’s Office. Examples are exemptions, proposition 8 reductions and assessment corrections, after the taxes have been…

Free Intro Dog Training Classes for Veterans

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– Working Dogs For Warriors is a California 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, dedicated to helping our nation’s warriors by training and donating service dogs to Veterans and first responders.  For questions, please call (909) 767-1225. When:1st and 3rd…

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast cancer is the second most common cancer among women in the United States, and about 1 out of every 100 breast cancers diagnosed in the United States is…