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.

ShakeOut At The County Museum

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)–Drop, cover, and hold on! Join the drill at the San Bernardino County Museum on Thursday, October 20 at 10:20 am. The Great California ShakeOut is a day of special events featuring the largest earthquake drill…

Today’s Woman: A Success For Our Community

For A Picture Gallery Click Here All photos and story by Joan Rudder-Ward High Desert Daily Staff Writer (Victorville)–The 11th annual expo of the Today’s Woman Foundation, held Saturday at  the San Bernardino Fairgrounds, was bustling with activity as vendors  with products and services catering to…

Party At The Rains House

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)–An afternoon of party ideas and fun at the historic John Rains House in Rancho Cucamonga is scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 23, 2011 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Guests will discover how this historic site can…

Family Fun Day at County Museum

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)–“Old School Games” is the theme of a Family Fun Day at the San Bernardino County Museum on Saturday, October 15 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Activities, which are designed for children ages 3 to…