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.

Caltrans Commuter Alert

By Staff Reports WHAT: SLAB REPLACEMENT AND PCC GROOVING WHEN: MONDAY NIGHT, MAY 21 through THURSDAY MORNING, MAY 24 WHERE: EAST AND WEST BOUND I-10 BETWEEN PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE AND THE I-10/SR-111 CONNECTOR A random slab replacement and PCC grooving project…

5 Fun New Fitness Classes

By Dustin Bogle (Victor Valley)–Surfset Fitness offers a full body workout on an indoor surfboard. The surf board is set atop special disks that mimic the waves of the ocean. This instability forces your core to be constantly challenged. The…

Family Fun At The County Museum

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)–Families can explore abstract art as they create with color, line, shape and space at the San Bernardino County Museum on Sunday, May 20, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. This Family Fun Day, “Art Expressions,”…