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.

Prayer For Senior Moments

By Rick Hamlin, As Printed by Guideposts.com (Victor Valley)–Here’s some prayer relief for Baby Boomer forgetfulness. If you don’t know what I’m talking about, good for you. If you ever have those moments when you reach for a name or word…

Labor Day Pet Safety Tips

Nikki Garrett Metzger HighDesertDaily.com (Victor Valley) – Labor Day is a time to relax, have fun, and enjoy the last weekend of summer with maybe a BBQ and get-together with family and friends. Although summer is coming to an end,…

Business Profile:Spirit Halloween-Victorville

Location: Mall of Victor Valley: 14400 Bear Valley Rd Suite 106, Victorville, CA Owner/Operator: Jessica Trujillo Phone: 760-245-5400 Date Established: 2005 in Victorville Number local employees: 13 By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)–It’s that time of the year again: with the…

Going Green at Work: Top Tips

By Ashka Patel (Victor Valley) 1. More Work, Less Energy For many people, a computer is the central tool at work. Optimizing the energy settings for computers and other devices can be more than a modest energy saver. Set computers…

2011 Picture This! Environmental Photo Contest

By Staff Reports Contest Guidelines *  Photo contest is open to all students, residents, business owners and employees, amateur and professional alike. *  Submitt ed photos become the property of the City of Hesperia and can be reproduced. *  Entries must…