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.

2012 Rabies Vaccination Clinics Scheduled

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Citizen Patrol Volunteer Academy

By Staff Reports (Victorville)–Monday April 2nd, 2012, the Victorville Police Department will be hosting the first class of a month long Citizen Patrol Academy. Citizen Patrol is a team of highly trained volunteers who enhance vital crime prevention services and…

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Museum Open On Martin Luther King Jr. Day

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)–The San Bernardino County Museum in Redlands, usually closed on Mondays, will be open on the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, Monday, January 16, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Regular museum admission fees apply. Visitors…