Category: Hesperia

Hesperia is a city located in the Mojave Desert 15 miles (24 km) north of San Bernardino. The locals refer to the surrounding area as the High Desert.[citation needed] As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 62,582 however the city’s Police Captain Lance Clark reported to the Hesperia Chamber of Commerce in May 2010 stated population was growing from 85,876 residents in 2007 to 88,184 in 2009.

Hesperia is a city situated within the Mojave Desert which is a Geomorphic Province on volcanic rock with upper soils characterized by light to dark brown silty sand. (Earth Metrics, 1989) The California Aqueduct traverses the Hesperia area. Much of the native flora of Hesperia is classified as California desert vegetation, dominated by junipers, joshua trees and sagebrush. The elevation rises from 3,200 in the north to about 4,000 feet (1,200 m) above sea level to the south. The San Andreas Fault, a major tectonic plate boundary of the Pacific and North American plates a few miles south of Hesperia in the Cajon Pass, has occasional seismic activity.

Veterans Day 2020

By Staff Reports (Hesperia)– In observance of Veterans Day this year, the Hesperia Recreation and Park District is offering the community an opportunity to individually recognize and honor veterans.  In lieu of the annual ceremony, the District, along with AMVETS,…

Unclaimed property tax refund applications deadline Oct. 27

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– The County Auditor-Controller/Treasurer/Tax Collector issues property tax refunds as a result of reductions to assessed valuations determined by the Assessor’s Office. Examples are exemptions, proposition 8 reductions and assessment corrections, after the taxes have been…

Free Intro Dog Training Classes for Veterans

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– Working Dogs For Warriors is a California 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, dedicated to helping our nation’s warriors by training and donating service dogs to Veterans and first responders.  For questions, please call (909) 767-1225. When:1st and 3rd…