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.

How To Start Your Small Business

By Staff Reports (Victorville)–If you are a new or aspiring business owner this workshop is a must! Discuss the steps to take towards starting your first business.  The “How to Start Your Small Business” workshop is presented by an SBDC…

“Remembering Doris”

By Kathy Farace (Victor Valley)–One of my first patients was a lady who resided at a Skilled Nursing Facility in one of the many rough parts of town of San Bernardino. She was in her eighty’s and had end stage…

City Council Meeting Update

By Nikki Garrett Metzger (Victorville)- – 2012 is an election year. You see it on TV, you read about it everywhere, and here in the Victor Valley you can see the campaign signs just about any place you go. To…