Diamond Bar (Images of America) by City of Diamond Bar,Diamond Bar Historical Society

By City of Diamond Bar,Diamond Bar Historical Society

As with many Southern California groups, Diamond Bar's recorded heritage started with a Spanish land furnish. one of many area's first settlers used to be Jose de l. a. Luz Linares, who based Rancho Los Nogales (Ranch of the Walnut bushes) at the 4,340 acres granted to him through Mexican governor Juan Alvarado in 1840. The provide incorporated Brea Canyon and the japanese Walnut Valley, a element of which grew to become the Diamond Bar Ranch, based through Frederick E. Lewis II in 1918. In 1956, the world regarded a lot because it did in 1840, its golden hills peppered with eco-friendly stands of oak and walnut timber and grazed by way of huge herds of livestock. In that 12 months, the Transamerica company paid $10 million for 8,000 acres of Brea Canyon, with plans to build Southern California's biggest master-planned group and identify it Diamond Bar. integrated on April 18, 1989, town of Diamond Bar is domestic to just about 55,000 citizens and is found on the crossroads of the Orange (57) and Pomona (60) Freeways at the japanese fringe of la County.

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