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.

Board Approves Realignment of Oak Hill Road

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– Oak Hill Road will be widened and realigned after the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors today awarded a contract to construct the improvements. “This project will greatly enhance safety and accessibility for the residents…

Tire Amnesty Day

By Staff Reports (Hesperia)–Tire Amnesty Day is open to Hesperia residents only and proof of residency, such as a valid driver’s license or current water bill, is required. Tires from commercial dealers and businesses cannot be accepted. Hesperia residents can…

Political Powerhouse To Speak At Policy Forum

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)–Join the Victorville Chamber for the upcoming Public Policy Forum in August. Speaker, Dan Schnur, former Chairman of the California Fair Political Practices Commission is one of California’s leading political and media strategists. His record includes…