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.

IRS Help for Economic Impact Payment Questions

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– To help provide additional assistance, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has established a special phone line for taxpayers with questions about their Economic Impact Payments (EIP). The EIP hotline number is (800) 919-9835, which is…

Heatwave May Threaten Local Air Quality

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– Weather forecasts predict triple-digit temperatures for much of Southern California this week, leading to an increase of concern for air quality in the Mojave Desert Air Basin, which includes the High Desert in San Bernardino…

High Desert “Pull Up and Pick Up”

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– In light of COVID-19 and to support our community, there will be a “Pull up and Pick Up” Drive Thru Free Family Support Day for up to 500 Families Saturday June 6th 11:00AM- 11:45PM, 12:00PM-…