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.

New PSA Illustrates the Need for Testing

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– Juan Solis, the engagement coordinator for Children’s Network in San Bernardino County, took time from a busy schedule to shoot a new Public Service Announcement, now on YouTube, on what everyone can do to stop COVID and…

Tuttle selected to lead South Desert Division

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– San Bernardino County Fire Chief Dan Munsey is pleased to announce the promotion of Battalion Chief Scott Tuttle to Assistant Chief, assigned to Division 4 (South Desert). As Assistant Chief, Tuttle will take responsibility for…

Walmart+ is Here

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– Customers across the country can now sign up for Walmart+, the company’s new membership option aimed at saving customers time and money like no other retailer can. Walmart+ is meant to make life easier for…

Veterans Day 2020

By Staff Reports (Hesperia)– In observance of Veterans Day this year, the Hesperia Recreation and Park District is offering the community an opportunity to individually recognize and honor veterans.  In lieu of the annual ceremony, the District, along with AMVETS,…

Toastmasters Open House This Monday

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– Join the Butterfly Tamers Toastmasters for “Take the Spook Out of Speaking” Open House.  Learn how to work through speaking anxiety. Monday, October 19, 202 at 7 a.m. in Room M4 at the Redeemer Church,…