barstow barstow  /ˈbɑr ˌstoʊ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a town in southeastern California

News

  1. Barstow burglaries may be linked to Adelanto

    BARSTOW A rash of burglaries in Barstow Heights extending over the last two months has kept local law enforcement on continued heightened alert, and a group of people from Adelanto may be involved. "There's been a definite increase of activity," San Bernardino County Sheriff's...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Victorville Daily Press

  2. Barstow woman suspected of bat beatdown

    BARSTOW A Barstow woman is due in court Tuesday after she was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, alleged by police to have bludgeoned her elderly boyfriend with a baseball bat during an argument. Carolyn McElroy, 45, is suspected of striking Fermin Aragon, 75, with a bat several times...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Victorville Daily Press

  3. Barstow celebrates Juneteenth

    BARSTOW • The Arts and Industrial Women’s and Men’s Club held their 12th Annual Juneteenth Celebration on Saturday at Sturnacle Park. Juneteenth is a worldwide celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States on June 19th,...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Desert Dispatch

Quotes

  1. June Scobee Rodgers, Ph.D., widow of the Space Shuttle Challenger flight 51-L commander Dick Scobee, and the Founding Chairman of Challenger Center, said, "I am thrilled that Dan Barstow has been selected by our Challenger Center Board to serve as...
    on Oct 29, 2008 By: Dick Scobee Source: Space Ref (press release)

  2. Jay Leno cracked a joke that night on his national talk show: "At least it's better than the city's last slogan: 'Fresno. At least we're not Barstow.' This week, San Francisco's KGO radio devoted a segment to the topic."
    on Dec 30, 2009 By: Jay Leno Source: San Jose Mercury News

  3. "I feel very fortunate that I will be involved with highly successful kids, parents and staff at Barstow," Boschee said.
    on Apr 27, 2007 By: Jeff Boschee Source: KUsports

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