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.

Local Business Profile Foster Youth Services-YES Center

Locations: 15733 First Street, Victorville, CA 92392 Website: http://www.sbcss.k12.ca.us/ Manager: Paul Durham Phone: (760) 241-2344 Date Established: Foster Youth Services started in 1998 in Northern California, San Bernardino County branch started in 1999, YES Center established in 2005 Number local employees: 3 full time employees, 1 contracted employee in the High Desert, 3 employees…

Feeling Groovy At The County Museum

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)–Registration is now open for a family workshop, “Feeling Groovy,” at the San Bernardino County Museum in Redlands on Sunday, August 28, from 1 to 4 p.m. Workshop activities are designed for families with children ages…

Breaking News: County Issues Extreme Heat Warning For High Desert

By Nikki Garret Metzger High Desert Daily (Victor Valley) – San Bernardino Public Health Officer Dr. Maxwell Ohikhuare has issued an extreme heat advisory for San Bernardino County, due to high temperature forecasts for the inland and desert regions. Extremely high or unusually hot temperatures can affect your health. Those most…

Mom’s Heaven-Sent Song

By Holli Bridges, As appeared on Guideposts.com (Victor Valley)–I wandered the aisles of the music store, combing through stacks of CDs and cassettes. My nine-year-old daughter, Hatti, loved to sing and I was searching for the perfect song for her…

Supervisors Oppose Fire Tax Imposed by Legislature

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)–The San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors today unanimously adopted a resolution calling for the state Legislature to rescind the fire fee it imposed on residents who live in areas served by Cal Fire, the state’s fire protection…