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.

Get Immunized For Whooping Cough And More

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)- – August is the month many Inland Empire children head back to school. Many of them, especially in grades 7-12, need to make sure they have all the necessary back-to-school immunizations. New this year is…

Fight For The Cause At The County Museum

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)–Registration is now open for a poster graphics family workshop, “Fight for the Cause,” at the San Bernardino County Museum in Redlands on Saturday, August 6, from 1 to 4 p.m. Workshop activities are designed for…

MedPoint Brings Better Service To LaSalle

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– LaSalle Medical Associates, Inc. recently began working with a new health care management company, MedPoint Management. 
 
“MedPoint Management will help us streamline our operations and enhance LaSalle Medical Associates’ and our other IPA members’ ability…

Moon Party At The County Museum

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)–Members of the San Bernardino Valley Amateur Astronomers will set up their telescopes at the San Bernardino County Museum in Redlands on Saturday evening, August 6, 2011. Club members will bring several sizes and types of…

Dolls For Everyone At County Museum

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)–Girls and boys all over the world make and enjoy dolls. On Saturday, July 30, 2011 from 1 to 4 pm, the San Bernardino County Museum’s Education Division will host a Family Fun Day, “Dolls for…