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.

The Science Behind The ShakeOut

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)Kathleen Springer, the senior curator of geological sciences at the San Bernardino County Museum, will give a lecture, “The Science Behind the Shakeout,” at the museum on Saturday, October 1 at 2:00 p.m. The lecture is…

Interstate 10 Emergency Slab Repair

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– – Caltrans will be conducting emergency roadwork on Interstate 10 Thursday, September 29. Work will be on the eastbound travel lanes between Ford Street and Wabash Avenue. The work will close the outside lanes along…

HWY 38 Fuel Spill Update

WHAT:           FUEL SPILL WHEN:           MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2011 WHERE:    STATE ROUTE 38 (POST MILE 23.75) By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)–Caltrans is pleased to announce that required repairs to State Route 38 were  in the final stages On Monday.  The…

Graphic Novel Review: Echoes

Writer: Joshua Hale Fialkov Artwork: Rahsan Ekedal Publisher: Image Comics-Minotaur Press Website: www.imagecomics.com By Nolan P. Smith (Victor Valley)–A good horror story is hard to find, there is no doubt about it. What passes as a horror movie in this day…

Ten Ways To Get More Done At Work

From Forbes.com (Victor Valley)–If you’re reading this article instead of calling a client or crunching a spreadsheet, chances are you could be more focused at work. You’re not alone. According to a recent survey by Salary.com, the average employee admits…

Get Your Game On This October

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)–The longest-running golf tournament in the Victor Valley is selling out fast! We’ve had a huge response from businesses looking to compete for this year’s winner’s trophy, so if you haven’t signed up to play yet –…

Take The ADP Challenge!

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)–On Saturday, October 22, 2011, Inland Empire United Way is celebrating Make a Difference Day (MADD) by partnering with Automated Data Processing (ADP) and local community partners to revitalize an elementary school in Ontario. On MADD, the campus…