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.

A Great Start For Our VETERANS Home

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley) – Assemblyman Steve Knight (R-Antelope Valley) recently recognized the contributions of the immediate past administrator of the area’s veterans home. “The William J. “Pete” Knight Veterans Home has seen two years of growth and prosperity.…

Let The Elves Help With Holiday Gifts

By Staff Reports (Victorville)–Make your holiday shopping easy this year.  Head over to the San Bernardino County Fairgrounds for 2 days of shopping for unique gifts from various crafters and small businesses. There will be gifts and crafts that you just can’t…

Santa Claus Is Coming To Town Today Saturday

By Staff Reports (Victorville)–Take a breather from the hustle and bustle at the mall this Saturday morning and grab yourself a greatviewing spot at the annual Victorville Children’s Christmas Parade! Presented by the City of Victorville and the Daily Press, this…

Seeing Stars At The Victor Valley Museum

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)–Family-friendly astronomy programs return to the Victor Valley Museum on Sunday, December 4, in the San Bernardino County Museum’s portable StarLab planetarium. Programs will begin every half-hour from noon to 3:30 p.m. StarLab programs, recommended for…

San Bernardino Courthouse Begins Construction

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)–Construction is officially under way on the long-awaited new courthouse in downtown San Bernardino for the Superior Court of San Bernardino County, the Administrative Office of the Courts announced today. Site work began on the seven-acre…