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.

Nominate an Action Hero

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By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– The Vision2BActive campaign is seeking nominees for Action Heroes in hopes of recognizing people in San Bernardino County who have made an impact on community wellness by participating in physical activity or promoting physical fitness.…

VVAPL Celebrates “Check the Chip Day”

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By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– On August 16, VVAPL Humane Society celebrates National Check the Chip Day, a day to remind pet owners to microchip their pets, keep the microchip registration information up-to-date, and have their microchipped pets scanned once…

Heritage Recognized for Excellence

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  By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– Heritage Victor Valley Medical Group was recently awarded a 5-star rating by CAPG, The Voice of Accountable Physician Groups —  the country’s leading association representing physician organizations practicing capitated, coordinated care. The highly coveted…

Water Safety Saves Lives

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By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– Drowning usually occurs quickly and silently. Childhood drowning and near-drowning occurrences happen in seconds, often because a child is left unattended or there is a brief lapse in supervision. According to the Centers for Disease…

Sales Tax Could Fight Crime Surge

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  By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– The State of California is releasing more criminals from prison and reducing penalties. Crime is on the rise. So San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors Chairman Robert A. Lovingood is calling for the public…

VVMG Community Food Drive

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By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– Victor Valley Marketing Group and Inland Empire United Way – Desert Communities Region are pleased to announce their fifth annual summer/fall food drive!  We are pleased to partner with Gentiva Hospice, an affiliate of Kindred…