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.

Ancestry.com Database Now Available

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By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– The San Bernardino County Library System is excited to announce that it has added Ancestry.com to its collection of databases. All SBCL databases are accessible for free to SBCL cardholders and provide an array or…

6 Easy Steps to Beautiful Skin

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By Staff Reports (DGIwire) — The old adage, ‘you are what you eat’ cannot be truer than when it comes to common causes of acne or other skin blemishes. Often individuals who do not consume a healthy diet of proper critical…

ARMC Conducts Purple Ribbon Campaign

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By Staff Reports (Victor Valley) – Dozens of signs, flyers, posters and purple ribbons will be posted throughout the Arrowhead Regional Medical Center (ARMC) campus during August in memory of children who have lost their lives because of vehicular heatstroke.…