Former Barstow mayor Lawrence E. Dale retired from ATSF/BNSF after more than 42 years of service.
He was born in September 1935 in Paola, Kansas, the youngest of twin boys. He lived on a 60-acre farm with his grandparents, mother and father an... Full story
Angela Pasco, executive director of New Hope Village, was born and raised in Baltimore, Md. Her parents divorced early and because of their drug and alcohol issues, she was raised in John Fredrick Weissner Foster Home for Children with her brother. H... Full story
Carol Randall, two time past president of the Barstow Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau, was born to a Navy family in Memphis, Tenn. She attended an all-girls high school in Louisville, Ky. before attending the University of Nebraska in Li... Full story
Barstow Police Sgt. Tim Heiden was born in Watertown, Wisc., the second among his two brothers and sister. He was raised by him mom — a single mother — and her parents.Heiden has always been involved in sports — either as a player o... Full story
Michael Lewis is a true Barstonain.Born at Barstow Hospital and raised in Barstow, Lewis attend Cameron, Barstow Junior High School, Kennedy High school and then Barstow High and graduated an Aztec. He then continued his education at Barstow Communit... Full story
Penny Harper, a farmer and earthen dome builder in Hinkley, is a retired registered nurse.
“I don't look back anymore,” says Harper. “I live in the present and create my future ... living on my ranch, pursuing my dreams.”
Ha... Full story
Dottie Mann, the sole owner of Brubaker-Mann, a producer of colored rock for landscapes and roofs, was born in St. Louis, Mo. in 1933.
When she was a young girl, her parents moved the family to Illinois where Dottie attended high school. When she w... Full story
Beverly Lowry, a director with the Mojave Water Agency, grew up on a farm near Emporia Kan., the youngest of five children.
She attended schools in Emporia along with her late husband Al. They were married in the Methodist Church in 1947. The coupl... Full story
Charles Waybright was born and raised in Lompoc. He has two sisters, one who is a year younger and one who is 19 years younger. His parents were biker hippies who had the kids call them by their first names.“I was very shy growing up,” Wa... Full story