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Mt. View Memorial Park Cleanup

By Staff | Mar 30, 2021

Over 60 people were in full force at today’s Mountain View Cemetery volunteer cleanup day, hosted by Mayor Paul Anthony Courtney. Those in attendance included Mayor Pro Tem Barbara Rose, former Mayor Joe Gomez, Jeannette Hayhurst from the Mojave Valley Water Agency, off duty firefighters and host of volunteers who traveled as far as Long…

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Community Develop Block Grant

By Staff | Mar 29, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Barstow, Ca. – On Friday March 26th, Dr. Paul Anthony Courtney – Mayor for the City of Barstow, presented a check in the amount of $65,000 to the Mountain View Memorial Park Cemetery Board as part of the City’s annual Community Develop Block Grant funding (CDBG), aimed at addressing identifiable needs of…

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Covid Vaccine Update

By Staff | Mar 23, 2021

COVID19 Vaccinations available! Friday, March 26 BCH/Barstow Community Hospital, 820 E. Mt. View will be administering COVID-19 vaccinations for Barstow and surrounding area residents. TheOne-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine will be administered in the one-day, drive-thru COVID-19 vaccination clinic. Please make an appointment by calling 760-957-3314. The state has identified Barstow as an underserved community…

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Time Capsule from 1984 uncovered in Barstow

By Staff | Mar 23, 2021

Martin Estacio from Victorville Daily Press reports on the event… Officials unearth 37-year-old time capsule at community-funded helipad in Barstow “In 1984, Barstow Community Hospital faced a potentially life-threatening problem. California Highway Patrol and San Bernardino County Sheriff’s helicopters had been flying to the hospital about four to eight times a month with critically ill…

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Service Above Self

By Staff | Mar 22, 2021

It is a pleasure and then some to serve OUR community. Kiwanis Club Members and partners making a positive difference ~ Mayor Paul A. Courtney March 20 was another successful day of helping families in our community. Thanks Kiwanis Club for sponsoring this great event. 0

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Mayor Courtney’s 1st 100 Days

By Staff | Mar 20, 2021

Our Mayor went into his job with a long list of plans. Read all about them here. We plan to report on each point as things change and improve. Here’s a list of what has been accomplished in the first 100 days. Over 1000+ hours committed to making decisions as the elected Mayor for the…

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Covid update

By Staff | Mar 15, 2021

COVID-19 VACCINE (Free)Barstow residents and surrounding communities.MISSION CITY COMMUNITY NETWORK405 E. Buena Vista St., (818) 895-3100 x 722 or 724Call for an appointment. Mon to Friday: 8am to 4:30pmELIGIBLE: Food workers, Transportation, Construction, Finance, ITT, Communications, Public Relations, Energy, Law, Media, 1st Responders, Postal Service, Manufacturing, Teachers, Education sector, Daycare, Corrections, 55+ and more .…

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RED Tier/Schools and Businesses OPENING Up!

By Staff | Mar 12, 2021

San Bernadino County moves into Less-Restrictive Red Tier on SundayCounty officials are reporting welcome news: with vaccination rates rising and COVID-19 cases declining, San Bernardino County will transition from the State’s most restrictive Purple Tier, where it has been since last August, to the more open Red Tier on Sunday, March 14.“ People throughout our…

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Black History Month 2021

By Staff | Feb 27, 2021

In celebration of Black History Month, we remember our common History and share the common voice of inclusion. We look to the future with hope that the lessons of the past will guide us into tomorrow. We continue to make history, here in the city of Barstow. Barstow take pride in electing the first African…

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Thank  you Barstow! We pulled together for change, and Voted Paul A. Courtney for Mayor. Now the work begins on making the plans put forth in our platform happen.

This website will keep you posted as each goal is realized. You will also want to check here for Volunteer opportunities to get involved. #BarstowStrong