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.

County Museum Trip To Dinosaur Hall

By Staff reports (Victor Valley)–Reservations are now open for a trip to see the new Dinosaur Hall at the Los Angeles County Museum on Saturday, March 17. The trip, led by San Bernardino County Museum Curator of Paleontology Eric Scott,…

When Strangers Become Prayer Partners

By Karen Orfitelli, South Windsor, Connecticut As appeared in Guideposts.com (Victor Valley)–Jumping out of my car, I clutched yet another envelope addressed to yet another personnel manager. Maybe this time I’ll get a call, I thought as I ran into…

CSUSB To Host Ecofest Event

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)–– California State University, San Bernardino will host a day of fun and education to raise public awareness about the many facets of earth-friendly, sustainable living. The inaugural EcoFest 2012 will be held on Friday, April…

Get Healthy: Tips From a Personal Trainer

By Dustin Bogle Special to High Desert Daily (Victor Valley)–​Most nine-to-fivers are familiar with the routine of starting the day strong followed by an energy crash around noon. This problem is a common side effect among people with poor diet, lack of…