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.

La Mesa/Nisqualli Interchange Contract Awarded

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)-– San Bernardino Associated Governments (SANBAG), the county’s regional transportation agency, today awarded a contract to build the long-awaited La Mesa/Nisqualli Interchange on Interstate 15 in Victorville. “After two decades of planning and waiting, this is…

Prime Healthcare Services Recognized For Health Care Technology

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)–- HIMSS Analytics in February will be honoring Prime Healthcare hospitals for their accomplishments in implementing technology solutions that have the ability to improve patient safety and quality of care. Eleven Prime Healthcare Services hospitals and both of the hospitals from the…

Children’s Holiday Parade Award Winners Announced

By Staff Reports (Victorville)–89 entries in the 2011 City of Victorville Holiday Parade marched their way to special honor for their portrayal of “A Children’s Christmas”. The parade, which drew thousands of spectators, demonstrated the creative efforts and hard work of thousands…