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.

New PSA Illustrates the Need for Testing

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– Juan Solis, the engagement coordinator for Children’s Network in San Bernardino County, took time from a busy schedule to shoot a new Public Service Announcement, now on YouTube, on what everyone can do to stop COVID and…

Tuttle selected to lead South Desert Division

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– San Bernardino County Fire Chief Dan Munsey is pleased to announce the promotion of Battalion Chief Scott Tuttle to Assistant Chief, assigned to Division 4 (South Desert). As Assistant Chief, Tuttle will take responsibility for…

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By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– Customers across the country can now sign up for Walmart+, the company’s new membership option aimed at saving customers time and money like no other retailer can. Walmart+ is meant to make life easier for…

Toastmasters Open House This Monday

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– Join the Butterfly Tamers Toastmasters for “Take the Spook Out of Speaking” Open House.  Learn how to work through speaking anxiety. Monday, October 19, 202 at 7 a.m. in Room M4 at the Redeemer Church,…