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.

Sheriff’s Rodeo Set for Sept. 28-30

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– The 19th annual San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Rodeo is set for Sept. 28, 29 and 30. Sanctioned by the PRCA, the rodeo provides fun for all ages with spectacular bull riding, barrel racing, saddle and…

Vision4Safety: Beware of Crime Around You

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– Supervisor Lovingood met with residents at the Senior Citizen Resource Fair in Phelan Tuesday. It was co-hosted by the High Desert Association of Realtors and my office. The Supervisor touched on the County’s Vision4Safety program http://vision4safety.com/and the…

3D-Printed Metal Parts Take to the Skies

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– The aviation industry is paying more attention than ever before to the potential of 3D metal printing. That is the message of a recent article in InsideMRO, which notes that the industry’s focus is moving…

Southbound Interstate 15 Lane Closure

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) Maintenance crews will be closing the #1 lane on southbound Interstate 15 (I-15) from the brake check area to the truck escape ramp in the Cajon Pass on September, 23rd for…

Hesperia Cleanup Day Registration Now Open

By Staff Reports (Hesperia)– Hesperia’s Cleanup Day is October 27th! Join us in helping to keep Hesperia beautiful. All supplies are provided by the City (including gloves, pickup sticks, bags, and snacks) and those who register before October 15th are…

Northbound Interstate 15 Lane Closure

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) Maintenance crews will be closing the #1 lane on northbound Interstate 15 (I-15) from State Route 138 (SR-138) for approximately three miles in the Cajon Pass area on September, 22nd …

Auto Club: Gas Prices Continue Hovering

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– Southern California gasoline prices barely moved for the second straight week in most areas, according to the Automobile Club of Southern California’s Weekend Gas Watch. The retail statewide average is $3.64 a gallon for regular unleaded,…