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.

Family Fun Day At The County Museum

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)–This Saturday, December 3, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., visitors can explore toys and tools made and used in traditional times by the Serrano Indian people of the San Bernardino Valley. This Family Fun Day…

Don’t Let The Parade Pass You By

By Staff Reports (Victorville)–On December 3rd, head down to 7th St. for the City of Victorville and Daily Press Children’s Christmas Parade. Celebrate “A Childrens Christmas” with floats, marching bands, antique cars and more. The Parade begins at 10:00 am…

Local Business Profile: The Cake Shop

Type of Business: Specialty Desert Shop Website: www.bakerysweets.com Owner/Operator: Janice Miller Location: 18429 Hwy 18 Ste A, Apple Valley, Ca 92307 Phone: 760. 946.5500 Date Established: June 1, 2005 Number of local employees: ten By Ashka Patel High Desert Daily (Apple…