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.

CSUSB Accounting Students Offer Free Tax Prep

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– – Cal State San Bernardino students will be available to prepare tax returns free for low-income and elderly taxpayers again this year. Through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program, the tax preparation services will be…

Community Hospital Helps In Information Exchange

By Staff Reports (Victorville)–  –  In late January, seventeen Chinese foreign exchange students through the Education Resource Development Trust (ERDT) Program had the opportunity to tour Victor Valley Community Hospital. The students toured several hospital departments including a brief stop…

Victorville’s IESBDC Gets New Host

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)–The Inland Empire Small Business Development Center (IESBDC) is now hosted by the Cal State University San Bernardino’s (CSUSB)Inland Empire Center for Entreprenuership.  Small business owners and new entrepreneurs can seek help, advice and guidance at their local Inland…

“A Better Way” Addresses Teen Dating Violence

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)–February is National Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month.   “A Better Way” over the past years has been committed to providing education and outreach to teens in the High Desert around this issue.   “We have…