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.

Interstate 15 In Corona Bridge Rehab Project

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– – A project to coat the bridge decks with methacrylate on Interstate 15 (I-15) in Corona between Weirick/Dos Lagos and Temescal Canyon Road will begin next week.  The methacrylate is needed to protect the bridges…

Cars & Cures

By Staff Reports The Hesperia Recreation and Park District and the City of Hesperia are set to host Cars & Cures on Saturday, April 20, 2013 at Hesperia Civic Plaza Park.  This unique event, which is free to the community, consists of…

LIst Of Job Killers For 2013 Just Released

By Staff Reports (Victorville)–Each year the California Chamber of Commerce releases a list of “job killer” bills to identify legislation that will decimate economic and job growth in California. The CalChamber will track the bills throughout the rest of the…

Sixth Nationwide Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)–The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department in partnership with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public another opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, or…