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.

Coyote Connect – Welcoming Future Coyotes

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By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– Coyote Connect is an opportunity for newly admitted students and their families to visit Cal State San Bernardino to learn more about the Coyote experience including financial aid, their next step for enrollment and living…

Smartphone Getting Hot? Read This Now

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By Staff Reports (DGIwire) – By now, the image of a smartphone engulfed in flames is firmly embedded in the public’s mind, thanks to some unfortunate headlines over the past few years. Being aware of the issue of phones catching fire…

Pool Party Rentals

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By Staff Reports (Hesperia)– Plan your next birthday, company, or church party at the Lime Street Park Pool! Beginning May 27, 2017, Hesperia Recreation and Park District will be offering the rental of the Lime Street Park Pool, located at…

City of Hesperia Military Banner Program

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By Staff Reports (Hesperia)– Recognize the local hero in your life through the City’s military banner program! Banners honoring our service members will be proudly displayed at various locations throughout Hesperia as a way for our community to express its…

I-15 Detour in Fontana this Weekend

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By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)–Motorists should expect delays and consider alternate routes this weekend as Caltrans closed the northbound Interstate 15 at Duncan Canyon Road in Fontana. The full closure on northbound I-15 at Duncan Canyon started Friday, April 21…