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.

City Offices Closed For The Holidays

By Staff Reports (Hesperia)–City of Hesperia offices will close December 23 and reopen on January 3, 2012. Should you need to report an after-hours service call please contact: Animal Control*: 760-947-1700 Public Works/Street: 760-947-1400 Water/Sewer: 760-947-1840 Emergency: 9-1-1 *The Hesperia…

RSVP For Some New Year Networking

By Staff Reports (Victorville)–Join us for a great networking opportunity with our Speed Networking session at January’s VMI.  It will be fast, furious and fun.  You’ll meet lots of new people. Please make sure to RSVP. Those of you who attended last month…