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17th annual New Mexico Chili Cook-off's and Belen Fiestas!

the 17th annual New Mexico Chili Cook-off's and Belen Fiestas!

What an amazing time we had at the 17th annual New Mexico Chili Cook-off's and Belen Fiestas! Our Barstow city council members and Mayor made sure to attend this fantastic event and express their gratitude to the community for coming out. We were also thrilled to have California State Treasurer Fiona Ma in attendance, who presented a certificate of recognition to the chili cook-off organizers. A huge thank you to everyone who came out to support this incredible event and celebrate the love of chili and community.


to all the talented chili chefs who participated and made the event a huge success! #NewMexicoChiliCookOff #BelenFiestas #BarstowPride #CityOfBarstow #Community

Turning the Page-No Stopping Us Now!

By Staff | Mar 21, 2023
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Volunteers Needed

Volunteers Needed

By Staff | Mar 11, 2023
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Money for New Bridge Secured

By Staff | Apr 20, 2022

We now have Money to build our new bridge for Barstow. Mayor Courtney announced via Facebook April 15, that SBCTA Mountain/Desert Policy Committee has approved this final step. Thank You to all colleagues, residents and previous Mayor(s) Julie, Dale and Gomez for your efforts . . . together we are improving our community! #HistoryIsNoMystery

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San Bernardino County offers Small Business Grants

By Staff | Mar 18, 2022

How do You qualify for this grant? Businesses and Non-Profits that quality for this grant must have the following criteria: *Source: Grant requirements set by State of California Business located within the San Bernardino County boundaries Business started before December 31, 2019 5 or less full-time employees Gross Revenues of less than $50,000 in 2019 Tax…

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BACE / Barstow Area Center for Entrepreneurs

By Staff | Mar 4, 2022

We are proud to be home base for several business as they serve the community. The PHONE Girl Beautiful Beginnings, UPS Store, Mail Services, Package Shipping, Live Scan Finger Printing. SmarTEK Cellphone Sales & Screen Repair PACE Services BuyLandNow and more coming . .

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California Science Center Foundation

By Staff | Feb 24, 2022

Mayor Courtney represented Barstow at the Grand Opening Reception for Angkor The Lost Empire of Cambodia.

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We are perfectly placed for this…

By Staff | Feb 24, 2022

According to A massive new Tesla Supercharger is coming to Barstow in the near future. The number of stalls is unknown at this time, but will be located next to the Barstow Outlets. Being halfway between Las Vegas and Las Angles has its perks! #BarstowStrong

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2022 STEAM fair Mayor’s Choice Award

By Staff | Feb 22, 2022

Earlier this month Mayor Paul Anthony Courtney and the City Council presented the Barstow STEAM Fair Mayor’s Choice Award to Matthew Chavez and Rylan Dokie, which included a trophy, certificate of recognition, a $50 dollar scholarship and official City of Barstow pin. We would like to congratulate both boys on their outstanding achievement, and wish…

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1st Street Bridge Closed

By Staff | Feb 19, 2022

Unfortunately there has been another accident . . . City staff is aggressively working on the repairs to reopen (safely) as soon as possible.

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ThankĀ  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