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.

Herbert, Krusbe Promoted

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Capt. Gregg Herbert, commander of the Victor Valley Sheriff’s station, was recently promoted to Deputy Chief, overseeing the Desert Patrol Bureau. Deputy Chief Herbert started with the Department in 1985 as…

Promising Jobs Future in San Bernardino County

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– New research affirms what we’ve known in San Bernardino County for several years — that we have fast become Southern California’s hub for emerging 21st-century employment opportunities.The Workforce Roadmap study, conducted for the county’s Workforce…

Rock Collecting Field Trip

By Staff Reports (Hesperia)– Hesperia Recreation and Park District announces Mining Supplies and Rock Shop’s rock collecting field trip on Sunday, April 28th, looking for moss agate, ribbon jasper, nodules, and many other interesting rocks.  The meeting spot for the field…