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 Pup Guided By God’s Love

By Lori Shaw As it appeared onĀ guideposts.com (Victor valley)–My yellow lab, Alex, a certified therapy dog, tugged at her leash and trotted down the elementary school hallway, eager to get to the kids we’d been visiting the past couple of…

VVC To Honor 9/11 Victims

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)–To honor 9/11 victims and first responders who lost their lives on that fateful day, Victor Valley College along with fire, law enforcement, emergency rescue service representatives, military, and private citizens are hosting a “United We…

Stars At The County Museum

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)–The Education Division of the San Bernardino County Museum invites visitors to Wish Upon a Star in the StarLab inflatable planetarium on Saturday, August 20. The 30-minute planetarium shows start at noon with timed tickets available…

Power Of Prayer: Timely Gift

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)–I watched as my friend Carol herded her small children across the church parking lot one Sunday toward her car. How does she do it all? I wondered. A single mother on a tight budget, Carol…

Why High Desert Daily Exists…

By Ashka Patel High Desert Daily (Victor Valley)- One of the major goals of the High Desert Daily is to respect and highlight the positive factors of the community. Being hit with a recession the civic and moral responsibility of…

Business Profile: Digital Web Bath

By Staff Reports Location: Apple Valley, CA Website: www.digitalwebbath.com Owner/Operator: Jorge and Sonya Martinez Phone: 760-983-8307 Date Established: February 2nd, 2006 Number local employees: 2 (Victor Valley)–In this age of technology, an Internet presence is an absolute necessity for any…

Writer Bios

Nolan P. Smith Nolan Smith has lived in Victorville for the past 23 years. A long time resident, he has seen what this desert can truly offer. He has been a reporter for High Desert Daily since May 2011. Attending…

Local Business Profile: Referral Exchange Network (REN)

By Nolan Smith High Desert Daily Information Location: 10737 Laurel Street Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730 Website: www.renlocal.com Owner/Operator: Vince Perez Phone: 909-264-1448 Date Established: 2008 Number of local employees: Volunteer based (Victor Valley)–Every business thrives on networking. Visiting the various…