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.

New Alignment Of Mariposa Road Opens To Traffic

By Staff Reports (Victorville)-– As part of the La Mesa/Nisqualli Interchange Project, the San Bernardino Associated Governments (SANBAG), in coordination with the California Department of Transportation and the City of Victorville, have opened the new alignment of Mariposa Road to…

Story Time At Victor Valley Museum

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)–Families with youngsters are invited to a special Discovery Afternoon, “Miss Kathy’s story time,” at the Victor Valley Museum on Saturday afternoon, December 1, from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. The theme of Miss Kathy’s selection of…

Town Of Apple Valley Update-Fall 2012

By Orlando Acevedo
Economic Development Manager Get a Slice (Victor Valley)–The Town of Apple Valley continues to carry forward its economic development objectives. A team led by Town Manager Frank Robinson recently exhibited an Apple Valley booth and marketed a number…