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.

3 Ways Beacons Can Enhance College Campuses

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By Staff Reports (DGIwire) – Anyone who attended college prior to the era of smart devices might be thrilled at what’s new on campus. Take beacon technology, for example. Beacons are adept at communicating information to nearby smartphone users based…

Charging Up the Future of Cell Phones

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By Staff Reports (DGIwire) – Sick of sitting on the airport floor in the vicinity of an electrical outlet while that cell phone charges up? Those days might be coming to an end in the not-too-distant future. According to a…

New Commercial Driver License Requirements

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By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– The California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) wants to inform commercial driver license (CDL) customers about new requirements and updated acceptable documents that became effective on May 10, 2017. All new commercial driver license applicants will…

Pool Party Rentals

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By Staff Reports (Hesperia)– Plan your next birthday, company, or church party at the Lime Street Park Pool! Beginning May 27, 2017, Hesperia Recreation and Park District will be offering the rental of the Lime Street Park Pool, located at…