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.

Mustang Clubs to Roll into Trona Saturday

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– “Muscle Mustangs of Ridgecrest” and other car clubs will convoy to Trona on Saturday to show off their cars and show their support of the town. “We just want to boost morale and boost their economy…

Bank of America Zelle Use Soars in 2019

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– Bank of America today announced record-breaking person-to-person (P2P) payments use, as the company’s active Zelle®users have already completed more transactions this year than in all of 2018. In less than nine months, Bank of America…

Auto Club: Gas Prices Continue Dropping Slightly

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– A little over a week after refineries scaled back production of California-blend gasoline, prices are continuing to drop, according to the Automobile Club of Southern California’s Weekend Gas Watch. The retail statewide average is $3.58 a gallon…

Kaiser Permanente Hospitals Rated Among Nation’s Best

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– In Southern California, 15 Kaiser Permanente hospitals were recognized as “high performing” in U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-20 Best Hospitals study. The 30th annual study analyzes 25 specialties, procedures, and common conditions to assess hospital…