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.

Citizen Patrol Volunteer Academy

By Staff Reports (Victorville)–Monday April 2nd, 2012, the Victorville Police Department will be hosting the first class of a month long Citizen Patrol Academy. Citizen Patrol is a team of highly trained volunteers who enhance vital crime prevention services and…

Leadership Will Help Your Business

By Staff Reports (Victorville)–Leaders don’t create followers, they create more leaders. ~Tom Peters     Any smart business leader knows that businesses succeed because of the employees. They are your first line of contact. What better way to encourage your employees…

Museum Open On Martin Luther King Jr. Day

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)–The San Bernardino County Museum in Redlands, usually closed on Mondays, will be open on the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, Monday, January 16, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Regular museum admission fees apply. Visitors…

Veterans Sought For No-Cost Job Training

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– – The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board is seeking 50 veterans discharged from the military during the last four years to participate in free job training programs for local green industries. “With unemployment still…