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.

2011 Property Assessment Roll

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)–Assessor-Recorder-County Clerk Dennis Draeger signed the annual property assessment roll today.  The assessment roll contained 819,128 parcels and is valued at $161,426,849,786.  This is a net decrease in value as compared to the 2010 assessment roll…

Rotary Club Of The High Desert

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)–Seven days in the week, seven wonders of the ancient world. There were seven dwarves in the story and seven years in Tibet. James Bond’s secret agent number was 007 and there are seven continents. This…

Boys & Girls Club Fireworks

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)–Buying your 4th of July Fireworks from the Boys & Girls Club Booth helps support over 200 Children all year long. School year programs:After school homework assistance and tutoring, computer skills, physical fitness,recreational,social and Nutritional Programs…