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.

Sandra Rings – Hesperian Of The Year

By Nikki Garrett Metzger Managing Editor (Hesperia) – I love New Yorkers. I love their accents, their mannerisms, and the way they tell stories.  Having been born and raised in California, and having only traveled as far east as Texas,…

Caltrans Commuter Alert

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)- – Caltrans strives to keep the public informed about roadwork throughout the Inland Empire. Below is a list of some construction projects on state highways and interstates for the upcoming week. Caltrans advises motorists to…

Cap The Gas Tax

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley))-As your elected member of the California State Board of Equalization, I am fighting to ensure your voice is heard in Sacramento. As always, I welcome your ideas about how we can work together to solve…

Deputy DA Honored For Work With At-Risk Children

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– – Deputy District Attorney Agnes Murray was recognized today at the 14thAnnual “Shine a Light” on Child Abuse Awards Breakfast for her work with at-risk children in San Bernardino County. The annual event, hosted by Children’s…