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.

Neighborhood Beautification Day in Hesperia

By Staff Reports (Hesperia)– Neighborhood Beautification Day is December 5th! Join us across the street from Advance Disposal from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM, or until all the bins fill up. FREE DISPOSAL OF: – MATTRESSES – CARPET – FURNITURE…

VA Loma Linda to Host Veterans Week

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– For the third consecutive year, the VA Loma Linda Healthcare System (VALLHCS) will host Veterans Week to honor and celebrate the service and sacrifices of our American Heroes. Numerous events will take place November 11…

Veterans Day Celebrations Planned

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– Monday is Veterans Day, and there are several events planned throughout the First District in recognition of our veterans. Consider joining for one of the following: The City of Victorville will hold its 23rdannual Veterans Day…