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.

The High Desert Joins To Celebrate National Night Out

Nikki Garrett Metzger High Desert Daily (Hesperia) -Police Departments around the High Desert hosted Tuesday night the “28th Annual National Night Out” program motivating residents to unite against crime.  This unique nationwide crime prevention program brings together police, fire, the CHP, city…

Get Immunized For Whooping Cough And More

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)- – August is the month many Inland Empire children head back to school. Many of them, especially in grades 7-12, need to make sure they have all the necessary back-to-school immunizations. New this year is…

Fight For The Cause At The County Museum

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)–Registration is now open for a poster graphics family workshop, “Fight for the Cause,” at the San Bernardino County Museum in Redlands on Saturday, August 6, from 1 to 4 p.m. Workshop activities are designed for…