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.

Illegal Firework Reporting System

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– San Bernardino County Fire held a press conference on Thursday to announce the new Illegal Firework Reporting System. The dangers associated with the usage of illegal fireworks is enormous, as recently seen in the City…

Land Use Services Launches ‘Virtual Counter’ Service

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– Submitting plans, permit applications, conducting zoning and development project research just got easier with the launch of the new online “Virtual Counter” customer service portal created by the County’s Land Use Services Department. Customers and potential applicants…

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month! The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Apple Valley Station is encouraging drivers to give the phone a break and focus on the road. Throughout the month of April, the…

Vaccines NOW Available to Everyone 16+

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– San Bernardino County officials have announced that every County resident aged 16 and older is now eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccination. The decision means thousands of additional residents may now schedule an appointment to receive one…