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.

Celebrate A Safe Summer At Summer Swimfest!

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)–Families are invited for a free morning of fun and water safety related activities. In light of the recent drownings and submersions within San Bernardino County, First 5 San Bernardino invites families learn and participate in…

San Bernardino Drowning Prevention Network

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)–In light of the recent drownings and submersions within San Bernardino County, First 5 San Bernardino along with San Bernardino Drowning Prevention Network (SBDPN), and Safe Kids Inland Empire remind families about the importance of water…

County Of San Bernardino Museum Calendar Update

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)–The San Bernardino County Museum has recently announced some updates to some upcoming events. For more information visit http://www.sbcounty.gov/. June 8: Reading Discoveries book discussion, “What’s The Matter with California” by Jack Cashill, 7:30pm. Free. June…