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.

Lime Street Park Skate Plaza Expansion

By Staff Reports (Hesperia)– The Hesperia Recreation and Park District Board of Directors and staff are happy to announce the expansion of the Lime Street Skate Plaza. Beginning Monday, October 29, 2018, the skate plaza at Lime Street Park will…

NoMad Las Vegas is Now Open

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– NoMad Las Vegas officially opened its doors to the public Friday, Oct. 12, bringing the refinement of a European home to Park MGM, the city’s newest resort. Conceived by Sydell Group in partnership with 2017…

Hot Rod Halloween

By Staff Reports (Hesperia)– Looking for a frighteningly good time? Come visit us at Hesperia Civic Plaza Park, located at 15833 Smoke Tree in Hesperia, on October 27 from 2:00 pm until 5:00 pm. Hesperia Recreation and Park District has…