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.

Interstate 10 Emergency Slab Repair

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– – Caltrans will be conducting emergency roadwork on Interstate 10 Thursday, September 29. Work will be on the eastbound travel lanes between Ford Street and Wabash Avenue. The work will close the outside lanes along…

HWY 38 Fuel Spill Update

WHAT:           FUEL SPILL WHEN:           MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2011 WHERE:    STATE ROUTE 38 (POST MILE 23.75) By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)–Caltrans is pleased to announce that required repairs to State Route 38 were  in the final stages On Monday.  The…

Graphic Novel Review: Echoes

Writer: Joshua Hale Fialkov Artwork: Rahsan Ekedal Publisher: Image Comics-Minotaur Press Website: www.imagecomics.com By Nolan P. Smith (Victor Valley)–A good horror story is hard to find, there is no doubt about it. What passes as a horror movie in this day…

Ten Ways To Get More Done At Work

From Forbes.com (Victor Valley)–If you’re reading this article instead of calling a client or crunching a spreadsheet, chances are you could be more focused at work. You’re not alone. According to a recent survey by Salary.com, the average employee admits…

Peach Avenue Emergency Closure This Week

By Staff Reports (Hesperia)–Be prepared for detours due to an upcoming road closure due to emergency service line repair in Hesperia. Beginning tomorrow, Monday, Sept 26th through Wednesday, Sept 28th Peach Avenue between Main Street and Walnut Avenue will be…

CHP To Conduct Sobriety Checkpoints This Evening

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley) – Tonight the California Highway Patrol will be conducting a Sobriety/Driver’s License Checkpoint.  The exact location will be announced at a later date and time. The primary objective of any Sobriety/Driver’s License Checkpoint is to…

Get Your Game On This October

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)–The longest-running golf tournament in the Victor Valley is selling out fast! We’ve had a huge response from businesses looking to compete for this year’s winner’s trophy, so if you haven’t signed up to play yet –…