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.

First District Road Stats for 2019

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– San Bernardino County provided 95.8 miles of road maintenance overlays or other pavement treatments throughout the First District in 2019. A few of the major completed projects for the year include Silver Lakes, Lone Pine Canyon…

CHP is Looking for Senior Volunteers

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– The California Highway Patrol’s Victorville Area office is looking for motivated citizens who want to give back to their community as Senior Volunteers. Senior Volunteers are CHP employees who assist in both administrative and field…

VVTA Driver Honored by Board of Directors

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– This week, the Victor Valley Transit Authority Board of Directors honored VVTA Driver Cynthia Jones for her attention to detail, compassion and quick thinking to help reunite a missing 13-year-old Ivan Garcia back to his…

Free Income Tax Help

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– No-cost income tax preparation service is available to eligible individuals and families whose combined household earned income was less than $56,000 in 2019. The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance, known as VITA, is an IRS-supported, free…

Museum’s Cosmic Nights Dates Set for 2020

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– The San Bernardino County Museum announces the 2020 dates for the popular Cosmic Nights, astronomy-themed evening events in partnership with the San Bernardino Valley Amateur Astronomers (SBVAA), and at the Victor Valley Museum, the museum’s…

Interstate 15 Lane and Ramp Closures in Victorville

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) continues work on the Interstate 15 (I-15) interchange project in Victorville. The work will require north and south bound lane and ramp closures from Quarry Road (near Osborne Airport)…