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.

Flapjack Feast To Help Furry Friends

By Staff Reports (Apple Valley)–There will be fun and food for the whole family at the flapjack fundraiser for furry friends on Sunday, February 26. Come on down to Applebee’s in Apple Valley between 8 and 10 a.m. to fill…

Video Game Review: SoulCalibur V

Developer: Project Soul Publisher: Namco Bandai Games Release Date: January 31st, 2012 Platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Genre: Fighting Rating: T for Teen By Nolan Patrick Smith (Victor Valley)–The fighting game resurgence continues with a trip into a stage in…

The Earth Under Construction

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)–Kathleen Springer, senior curator of geological sciences at the San Bernardino County Museum, will give a special lecture, “The Earth Under Construction,” at the San Bernardino County Museum on Sunday, February 19 at 2 PM. The…