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.

What’s Lurking in That Mattress?

By Staff Reports (DGIwire) – Beds are among the dirtiest objects in people’s houses, reports Business Insider—a fact made more uncomfortable when it’s realized that people spend about a third of their lives sleeping in them. This means folks are…

Your Future is Key, So Stay Drug Free

By Staff Reports (Hesperia)– Hesperia USD adopted a resolution proclaiming October 23 – 31, 2017 Red Ribbon Week. The National Red Ribbon Celebration has been established by the National Family Partnership (NFP) to help create awareness of the drug problems…

Foster Parents Needed at VVAPL

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– “It’s so exciting to raise them up and send them to good homes,” said long-time VVAPL Humane Society dog foster Christine Meyers about the many puppies and their moms she’s cared for over the past…

Sheriff’s Mud Run Planned For Oct. 14

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Mud Run returns Oct. 14. Located at the Sheriff’s Academy in Glen Helen, the course consists of hills, loops and plenty of turns plus numerous mud pits, rope inclines and…