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.

New Auditor Ready To “Hit The Books”

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– After solicitating RFP’s for new auditors, MWA received five proposals and after careful review, chose Charles Z. Fedak & Company to perform the annual auditing services. Fedak & Co. replaces the firm Mayer Hoffman McCann, PC who served…

Action Thriller Filmed In High Desert

By Ashka Patel High Desert Daily (Lucerne Valley)–Steambot Studios recently filmed “Plug”   13 miles east of Lucerne Valley this week.  The synopsis is about  Leila, a spunky twenty year old on a quest for other life forms, finds her survival in…