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.

MAQMD Supports Suspension Of AB 32

By Staff Reports (Victorville)—The Governing Board of the Mojave Desert Air Quality Management District today reaffirmed a resolution requesting a suspension or revision of AB 32 – the Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006 – which it originally adopted and…

Supervisors Support Shelter Animal Adoption Event

By Staff Reports (Apple Valley)–The Board of Supervisors today lent its support to the County’s Department of Public Health, Animal Care and Control Division’s Inaugural “The Homeward Bound – Mega Pet Adoption Event”. The event will occur during Father’s Day…