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.

National Night Out

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By Staff Reports (Hesperia)– Support your local public safety personnel at National Night Out on August 1, 2017 right here in Civic Plaza Park! National  Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes  police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to…

PTSD: 11 Facts to Know

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By Staff Reports (DGIwire) – With approximately eight million adults living with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), according to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, it’s important to know some facts. Here are 11 of them compiled by the VA’s National…

Job Satisfaction: 3 Points to Ponder

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By Staff Reports (DGIwire) – Everyone wants job satisfaction but nobody is exactly sure how to secure it. In part, satisfaction on the job is dependent on factors that workers can’t control: the work/life balance at their organization; how their…