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.

Rick Novack Scholarship 2020

By Staff Reports (Hesperia)– The Hesperia Area Recreation District Foundation (HARD Foundation) is offering five, $500 scholarship (Rick Novack Scholarship) to graduating seniors (seniors limited to one scholarship) from the following high schools: Canyon Ridge High School Hesperia High School…

CSUSB Celebrates 2019 Fall Commencement

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– More than 1,100 students participated in Cal State San Bernardino’s 19th December commencement during three graduation ceremonies at the university’s 3,200-seat Coussoulis Arena on Dec. 7. The first ceremony was at 9 a.m. for the…

Point-In-Time Count Volunteers Needed

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– Volunteers are needed for the Jan. 23 countywide count of homeless individuals. This effort will help promote government and private grant funding to help people exit life on the streets and prevent homelessness. The 2020…