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Stay up to date with all the happenings and volunteer opportunities as we strive toward a Better Barstow.

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 GED.com. 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 Driveteslacanada.ca 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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History is no mystery

By Staff | Feb 11, 2022

Thank You President Obama for sharing wisdom and strength. “CHANGE WILL NOT COME IF WE WAIT FOR SOME OTHER PERSON OR SOME OTHER TIME. WE ARE THE ONES WE’VE BEEN WAITING FOR. WE ARE THE CHANGE THAT WE SEEK.” — Former President Barack Obama  #historyIsNoMystery

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1st Street Bridge Open

By Staff | Feb 7, 2022

The 1st street bridge was recently closed for repairs and is now open to the traveling public. Please abide by all traffic laws including posted speed limit and remember, Safety First!

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BetterBarstow.com

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