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.

An Evening With The Artists

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)–Reservations are still open for the San Bernardino County Museum’s Wildlife Art Festival’s opening reception, “An Evening with the Artists: Celebrating Adventures in the Natural World”. The reception will be held at the museum in Redlands…

Caltrans Road Work Information

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)–– Caltrans strives to keep the public informed about roadwork throughout the Inland Empire.  Below is a list of some road closures, emergency work, and scheduled routine maintenance on state highways.  Caltrans advises motorists to drive…

First Nationwide Test of Emergency Alert System

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley) – On Wednesday, November 9th, the San Bernardino County Fire Department and public safety agencies from across the United States will conduct the first nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS). This nationwide test…

County Route 66 Markers To Be Unveiled

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)- – On the eve of the 85th anniversary of Rt. 66, San Bernardino County Supervisor Brad Mitzelfelt will hold an official unveiling ceremony of the first installed “County Route 66” sign.   The dedication ceremony will…