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Welcome Lt Col McBride to MCLB

By Staff | Jun 9, 2021

Thanks to Lieutenant Colonel Micheal R. Graham on his 2 years of service to the Marine Corps Logistics Base (MCLB) in Barstow CA, and congratulations to him on his future endeavors. We also welcome Lieutenant Colonel LaBarron L. McBride to his new command post as Operations Director at MCLB and look forward to our ongoing…

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Council Approves Marriott Hotel Project in Lenwood

By circletown | Jun 4, 2021

DATE: 5/27/2021TO: For Immediate ReleaseFROM: Dr. James Hart City ManagerSUBJECT: Council Approves Marriott Hotel Project in LenwoodFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Barstow, Ca. – On Thursday May 27th, the Barstow City Council reversed an earlier decision in a special meeting to approve the Marriott Hotel project to be slated to begin construction this summer. The Hotel Investment…

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King TRUCE Collections Opens in Barstow

By Staff | Jun 4, 2021

Mayor Paul Anthony Courtney and Mayor Pro Tem James Noble were on hand Saturday, May 29, 2021, for the grand opening of King TRUCE Collections, founded by owner Idiris Woods. Idiris went on to state that the Urban Wear collection and Accessories for Men and Women were founded on the principles of being committed to…

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Caltrans Section 190 Funding – 1st Ave. Bridge

By circletown | Jun 2, 2021

DATE: 5/30/2021TO: For Immediate ReleaseFROM: Dr. James Hart – City ManagerSUBJECT: Caltrans Section 190 Funding – 1st Ave. BridgeFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Barstow, Ca. – The City of Barstow was recently notified by Caltrans Section 190 Administrator Carlos Ruiz that it has been awarded $5,000,000 million dollars in funding for the Section 190 Grade Separation Program…

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Mayor’s Youth Awards

By Staff | May 27, 2021

The youth of Barstow are very important to Mayor Courtney. EDUCATION, RECREATION & KIDS was included in his Campaign platform because it is a huge part of building a strong community and Better Barstow. Kids are the future of any community and by encouraging them, and recognizing them for their achievements we can create motivated,…

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Cemetery Clean Up, July 3rd

By Staff | May 17, 2021

VOLUNTEERS Needed! Mark your calendars now and plan to help. Beat the heat . . . 6am to 10am on Saturday, July 3rd. Cemetery Clean Up Day . . . Water and breakfast burrito’s provided by Lola Kitchen and DiNapolis. Please bring your yard tools and trash can liners . . . SEE you there!…

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Honoring the Barstow Senior Center

By Staff | May 6, 2021

On May 5th, 2021 there was a special presentation, as reported by the City of Barstow Facebook Page… Mayor Paul Anthony Courtney and 1st District Councilman Tim Silva presented a Proclamation to the Barstow Senior Center thanking them for their service to the community which includes a growing number of older Americans who have built…

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Raising Cane’s Opening in Barstow

By Staff | May 5, 2021

May 4th was a delicious day for Barstow as a new business came to town. Raising Cane’s Grand opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony was a happy Celebration. Raising Cane’s menu features Chicken Fingers in baskets, in sandwiches or along with Coleslaw and their Trademark sauce. As a business who’s focus is to serve their community…

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Thank You Volunteers…

By Paul Courtney | May 2, 2021

This week, I have been thinking a lot about all of the people who volunteer in our community. Those who are committed to improving Barstow. These volunteers have been the glue to keeping our community afloat (especially) this past year . . . I am so thankful. I will highlight just a few of these…

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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