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.

Electrical safety tips from SCE.

Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– Southern California Edison (SCE) wants the holidays with its celebrations and festivities to be joyous for all and is reminding customers about electrical safety tips when they decorate their Christmas trees, homes and work sites. SCE…

MDAQMD offers a buy-back for pre ’91 autos.

Staff Reports (Victorville)– In an effort to help get older, higher polluting vehicles off the road, the Mojave Desert Air Quality Management District is offering $1,000 for registered and operable 1990 and older cars, vans and light and medium duty trucks. “More than…

Barstow update: More areas cleared.

  (Barstow)– Golden State Water Company’s Barstow Water System which serves the City of Barstow and surrounding unincorporated areas exceeded perchlorate levels For more information visit: Golden State Water Company Or Call 1-800-999-4033 Restrictions are lifted for the following areas: Click…