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Neighborhood Amenities in Diamond Bar, CA

Diamond Bar is a city in eastern Los Angeles County, California, United States. The population was 55,544 at the 2010 census, down from 56,287 at the 2000 census. It is named after the "diamond over a bar" branding iron registered in 1918 by ranch owner Frederick E. Lewis. The city features a public Los Angeles County golf course. It is also home to the Diamond Bar Country Estates a private guarded community.

Located at the junction of the Pomona and Orange freeways, Diamond Bar is primarily residential with shopping centers interspersed throughout the city. It is surrounded by the suburban cities, such as Brea, Walnut, Chino Hills, and Rowland Heights.

Diamond Bar is a part of the Walnut Valley Unified School District. It also has the first hydrogen fueling station to be built in Southern California, near the South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD) building. Moreover, according to the 2010 United States Census - Diamond Bar has a median household income at one of the top earning percentiles in the country at $88,422, with 5.9% of the population living below the federal poverty line.

Diamond Bar Center

The Diamond Bar Center is a major banquet facility in the town of Diamond Bar, east LA County. The venue is quite popular destination for weddings and other gatherings. It sits conveniently close to Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino counties. The location is easy to reach via Orange (57) and Pomona (60) freeways. Heading West on the 60 freeway, exit Grand Avenue, turn left, and keep on going for another 1.5 miles. Driving East on the 60 freeway, exit Grand Avenue, turn right, and go the same 1.5 miles. The Center is on the left-hand side.
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Diamond Bar Golf Course

Diamond Bar Golf Course is a major venue for golf (6,801 yards) created by renowned course architect William F. Bell in 1963. Throughout half a century, the course has been awarded several titles, including “Best Municipal Course” from Golf Digest, and the Los Angeles County Course of the Year Award for 2012. The place is conveniently close to several communities of Southern California, including Los Angeles Country, Orange County, and the Inland Empire, and can be easily reached from the 57, 60, 71, 10, and 210 freeways. Complete with a superior golfing experience, Diamond Bar Golf Course offers visitors a spacious, elegantly decorated banquet hall with floor-to-ceiling windows through which one can enjoy terrific scenery of the course itself and the mountains at the back. Whatever one can possibly seek to enjoy from golf is here!
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Sycamore Canyon Park

Sycamore Canyon Park is an outdoor location much favored by the locals for strolling, trekking, running, hiking, playing, partying or picnicking. Other than greenery, the park offers - among other facilities - lots of playgrounds, picnic tables, paths, trails, creeks, hills and stairs. Some of the trails are quite steep and befit those who seek to exercise and give themselves a bit of cardio push. Those if favor of a more placid time spending will probably enjoy walking down to the creek and observing the trees and plants cascading nearby. There are also plenty of benches along the trails to sit on and take a break, contemplate or daydream. The local creek may not run deep, but has enough water to drizzle a touch of wilderness upon your self absorbed in city life.
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Diamond Bar Library

The Diamond Bar Library, at Grand Avenue, has been in service since 1977, during which period it has provided great services to locals and visitors alike. The Library reopened on August 15, 1998 after it was renovated courtesy of the City of Diamond Bar Redevelopment Agency, the County of Los Angeles, and the Diamond Bar Friends of the Library. On July 28, 2012, the Diamond Bar Library had a new 18,245 square foot facility opened on the 1st floor of the City Hall building at Copley Drive.

Diamond Bar Pony Baseball Fields

The Diamond Bar Pony Baseball Fields (at Sunset crossing near the YMCA) were opened in 1966 to serve the needs of the local baseball community. The place also goes by the name of Mr. Stevens, the founder, who donated the land to make sure that local kids would have a decent place to play baseball at their disposal all the time. Since then, the venue has been regularly hosting the Little League Baseball games and given name to the Diamond Bar Little league. In 1998, the Diamond Bar Little League had its top result with the Senior Division (age 15) winning the Little League World Series Senior Division.
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Diamond Bar Skate Park

The Diamond Bar skate park is a gated public outdoor venue for skating. It is rather spacious - 20000 square feet - and features huge reservoir section with 5' to 6' trannys connected to a 4' bowled half pipe section with a spine. Although the concrete surface of the park starts getting cracked in some spots, the flow nonetheless remains fairly smooth. The venue is open practically from dawn (7am) to dusk. Wearing a helmet, knee & elbow pads is mandatory.
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Diamond Ranch High School

Diamond Ranch High School (or DRHS) is a high school (secondary school) that serves students from Diamond Bar and Phillips Ranch, CA and is operated by the Pomona Unified School District (PUSD) in Pomona, California. In 2003, Diamond Ranch was named as a California Distinguished School by the California Department of Education. In April 2007, it was named a California Distinguished School for the second time. The school has won many awards from a spot in America's Best High Schools to being named a California Distinguished School. The Panther Athletic teams currently compete in the Hacienda League of the CIF Southern Section.
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Maple Hill Park

Maple Hill Park is a 4-acre green developed area that is beautiful and very well maintained. Among other amenities, the park features a number of recreational facilities, such as basketball court, picnic areas, three tennis courts (illuminated), designation section for barbeque, tot lot, public lavatories, and a parking lot for 35 vehicles.
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Dog Park @ Pantera Park

The Dog Park is located inside Pantera Park, and is a complex of two fenced areas for dog walking where pets can run freely, unleashed. The bigger enclosure of .6 acres is for large canines weighing over 25 pounds, and the smaller one - .3 acres - is for those under 25 pounds. Surrounding both is a guarding chain link fence standing six feet high and fitted, for additional security, with self-closing double gates for each entrance. The park surface is layered with six inches of wood fiber (identical to wooden chips used for playgrounds).
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Diamond Bar High school

Diamond Bar High School (DBHS) is located in the southern part of the Diamond Bar city and is affiliated with the Walnut Valley Unified School District. The latter is widely regarded to be one of the best public school districts in Southern California. Opened in 1982, DBHS is one of the two comprehensive high schools in the area and is known for its somewhat stringent and competitive environment. DBHS is currently ranked #39 among California's top high schools.
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