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.

Hesperia’s Picture This! Photo Contest

By Staff Reports (Hesperia)– Do you have ideas about how to make the City of Hesperia a better place for future generations? Now is your chance to share with the community. This year’s annual City of Hesperia Environmental Awareness Calendar…

MedPoint Brings Better Service To LaSalle

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– LaSalle Medical Associates, Inc. recently began working with a new health care management company, MedPoint Management. 
 
“MedPoint Management will help us streamline our operations and enhance LaSalle Medical Associates’ and our other IPA members’ ability…

Moon Party At The County Museum

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)–Members of the San Bernardino Valley Amateur Astronomers will set up their telescopes at the San Bernardino County Museum in Redlands on Saturday evening, August 6, 2011. Club members will bring several sizes and types of…

Dolls For Everyone At County Museum

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)–Girls and boys all over the world make and enjoy dolls. On Saturday, July 30, 2011 from 1 to 4 pm, the San Bernardino County Museum’s Education Division will host a Family Fun Day, “Dolls for…