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.

Scheduled Road Repair In Hesperia

By Staff Reports When: 9-27-2012; Where: Eastbound Bear Valley Road, east of Eleventh Avenue; Time: 7:00 am, with at least one, but possibly two east-bound lanes closed; Why: Lane closures are necessary to remove and replace soil contaminated by a…

VVC Holds College Fair September 25th

By Staff Reports (Victorville) – Victor Valley College is hosting its annual college fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. for students wanting information on various colleges and universities. The event will held outside on the lakeside patio area of…