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.

2011 Property Assessment Roll

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)–Assessor-Recorder-County Clerk Dennis Draeger signed the annual property assessment roll today.  The assessment roll contained 819,128 parcels and is valued at $161,426,849,786.  This is a net decrease in value as compared to the 2010 assessment roll…

Rotary Club Of The High Desert

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)–Seven days in the week, seven wonders of the ancient world. There were seven dwarves in the story and seven years in Tibet. James Bond’s secret agent number was 007 and there are seven continents. This…

Boys & Girls Club Fireworks

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)–Buying your 4th of July Fireworks from the Boys & Girls Club Booth helps support over 200 Children all year long. School year programs:After school homework assistance and tutoring, computer skills, physical fitness,recreational,social and Nutritional Programs…