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.

Networking For Healthcare Executives On March 20th

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)–Attention current and future Healthcare Executives! Maximize your potential, career satisfaction, and professional opportunities by networking with your peers. Get acquainted with members of the local chapter, Health Care Executives of Southern California (HCE) at Tokyo…

Riverside County Transportation: Road Work

By STaff Reports (Victor Valley)-WHO: Riverside County Transportation Department WHAT: Alternating lane closures (lanes #1.#2 and #3) WHERE: Riverside- Interstate 215 (I -215) from  Cactus  Ave. to Harley Knox Road (NB and SB) WHEN:                March 18, 2013 SB      9:00 p.m.…

An Evening Affair To Remember

By Ashka Patel (Victor Valley)–First and Foremost the Evening consisted of many Restaurants, Brewers, and Dessert Shops. Some of the best appetizers were available. It was an immensely unique event to see local business owners and professionals in the High…

Home Depot Plant Sale

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)–The Home Depot and the Alliance for Water Awareness and Conservation (AWAC) are hosting the High Desert Garden Friendly Plant Sale at three High Desert stores on Saturday, March 16.  Find great values on plants that…