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.

Sheriff’s Rodeo Set for Sept. 28-30

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– The 19th annual San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Rodeo is set for Sept. 28, 29 and 30. Sanctioned by the PRCA, the rodeo provides fun for all ages with spectacular bull riding, barrel racing, saddle and…

Vision4Safety: Beware of Crime Around You

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– Supervisor Lovingood met with residents at the Senior Citizen Resource Fair in Phelan Tuesday. It was co-hosted by the High Desert Association of Realtors and my office. The Supervisor touched on the County’s Vision4Safety program http://vision4safety.com/and the…

3D-Printed Metal Parts Take to the Skies

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– The aviation industry is paying more attention than ever before to the potential of 3D metal printing. That is the message of a recent article in InsideMRO, which notes that the industry’s focus is moving…

Southbound Interstate 15 Lane Closure

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) Maintenance crews will be closing the #1 lane on southbound Interstate 15 (I-15) from the brake check area to the truck escape ramp in the Cajon Pass on September, 23rd for…

Northbound Interstate 15 Lane Closure

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) Maintenance crews will be closing the #1 lane on northbound Interstate 15 (I-15) from State Route 138 (SR-138) for approximately three miles in the Cajon Pass area on September, 22nd …

Auto Club: Gas Prices Continue Hovering

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– Southern California gasoline prices barely moved for the second straight week in most areas, according to the Automobile Club of Southern California’s Weekend Gas Watch. The retail statewide average is $3.64 a gallon for regular unleaded,…

Resiliency Critical to Youth Suicide Prevention

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– Sometimes a problem can seem insurmountable to young people because they don’t have the life experience to understand the problem or the emotions they are feeling at the time are only temporary. Unfortunately, this overwhelming…

43 Students Graduate from CSUSB CSO Academy

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– Following 10 days of rigorous physical and mental training, 43 student assistants from the California State University, San Bernardino Police Department and Parking & Transportation Services celebrated their graduation from the Second Annual Community Service…