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.

Jump on the Peace Train!

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By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– Museumgoers in San Bernardino County love to dance. Once again, the San Bernardino County Museum will celebrate the opening of Train Days on Saturday, April 22, with a Soul Train dance – and may break…

Lovingood Blocks Steep Rate Hikes

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By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– The San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors opposed a series of proposed water and sewer rate hikes, some more than 80 percent, saying the increases were not justified and would cause unnecessary hardships on many…

Bulimia Nervosa: 4 Questions to Ask

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By Staff Reports (DGIwire) – At least 30 million people of all ages and genders suffer from an eating disorder in the U.S., according to the National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders (ANAD). Among the most prominent of these…