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.

Beacons in Airports: Ready for Takeoff

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By Staff Reports (DGIwire) – Airports help travelers quickly get from one city to another. Increasingly, however, they are doing something else as well: quickly getting targeted messages to travelers’ mobile devices. As a recent article in Advertising Age noted,…

San Diego Comic Con Kicks Off This Week 

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By Nolan P. Smith Staff Reporter (Victor Valley)—In Southern California, the summer means vacation, beach visits, and the return of the San Diego Comic Con. Starting on July 19th and running through Sunday, the San Diego Convention Center will be…