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San Dimas

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San Dimas!!!! Most Excellent!!!!

(Air Guitar screeching)

— Jason H.
February 11, 2012 at 4:10 p.m.

So far I've lived in San Dimas for 12 years. I've spent all my teenage years, and a small part of my young adult life, in this oft-neglected corner of Los Angeles County. San Dimas is a nice town with a surprising, even sometimes fascinating, physical/cultural geography. Many of the younger, more urban-aspiring residents of this city like to complain about its "backwoods" nature (i.e. anything east of the 605). I sometimes agree, but when I look outside my window on a clear, sunny day with Mt. Baldy staring straight at me as if happy to emerge at last from the summer haze, and I see my lovely little neighborhood in all its pre-WWII suburban beauty, I remember that, in fact, I love living here.

— Nathaniel
July 22, 2010 at 12:36 p.m.

San Dimas

is a city in the San Gabriel Valley region of Los Angeles County.
The neighboring communities are Angeles Crest, Charter Oak, Covina, Glendora, La Verne, Pomona, Ramona, Walnut and West San Dimas.
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San Dimas is one of the 272 neighborhoods in Mapping L.A., The Times’ resource for crime, neighborhoods, demographics and schools.
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