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.

Youth Summer Basketball League

By Staff Reports (Hesperia)– Dribble your way on down to HesperiaParks.com to score your spot on one of our Summer Basketball teams! Youth Basketball is for ages 5-17 years old; children must turn league age by July 1st, 2020. Registration…

2020 Pirate Renaissance Faire

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– The sixth annual High Desert Pirate Renaissance Faire will be held on March 21-22, 2020, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. both days at Hesperia Lake Park. This is an event for all ages and…

DMV, TSA and LAX Encourage Californians to Get REAL ID

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– The Secretary of the California State Transportation Agency (CalSTA), and representatives with the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) today reminded Californians that starting October…

CSUSB Hosts Eighth Annual Pioneer Breakfast

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– The Black Faculty, Staff and Student Association (BFSSA) at Cal State San Bernardino will host the 8th Annual Pioneer Breakfast on Friday, Feb. 28, from 9-11 a.m. in the Santos Manuel Student Union Events Center,…

Spring Kids Kamp

By Staff Reports (Hesperia)– Registration is OPEN for Spring Kids Kamp held March 23 – 27, 2020, from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. daily at the Lime Street Park Community Center.  Kids Kamp is for children ages 5 to 14. …