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.

City Offices Closed For The Holidays

By Staff Reports (Hesperia)–City of Hesperia offices will close December 23 and reopen on January 3, 2012. Should you need to report an after-hours service call please contact: Animal Control*: 760-947-1700 Public Works/Street: 760-947-1400 Water/Sewer: 760-947-1840 Emergency: 9-1-1 *The Hesperia…

RSVP For Some New Year Networking

By Staff Reports (Victorville)–Join us for a great networking opportunity with our Speed Networking session at January’s VMI.  It will be fast, furious and fun.  You’ll meet lots of new people. Please make sure to RSVP. Those of you who attended last month…