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.

Countywide Gun Buy Back Program

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)–On Saturday, June 1, 2013, between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department in partnership with Barstow, Chino, Colton, Fontana, Montclair, Ontario, Redlands, Rialto, San Bernardino and Upland Police…

Business Profile: Reach Me Local

By Janice Eck High Desert Daily Location: Inland Empire and High Desert Website: www.reachmelocal.net and www.reachmelocal.com Telephone: (888) 491-2770 E-mail: info@reachmelocal.com Date Established: April 1, 2012 (.net) Owner: Sal Torres (Victor Valley)– With 7 out of 10 businesses failing within…

Sheriff McMahon To Speak At Lunch Benefit

By Staff Reports (Victorville)–On Wednesday May 8th, Sheriff John McMahon will be the guest speaker, at a lunch catered by Panera Bread to benefit the Sunset Hills Children’s Foundation. McMahon will be giving a follow up on the Dorner case,…

High Desert Farmers Market – Hesperia

By Staff Reports (Hesperia)–The Hesperia Recreation and Park District is pleased to be working with the City of Hesperia to bring you the High Desert Farmers Market – Hesperia. This is an outdoor marketplace where you can find fresh produce,…