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California is the most populous state of the United States. Located on the Pacific coast of North America, it is bordered by Oregon, Nevada, Arizona and Mexico. California is known for its pleasant climate and ethnically diverse population. The name California is most commonly believed derived from a storied paradise peopled by black Amazons and ruled by Queen Califia.

San Dimas is a city located in Los Angeles County, California. As of the 2004 census, the city had a total population of 36,200 inhabitants. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 40.5 square kilometers. As of the census of 2000, there were 34,980 people, 12,163 households, and 8,988 families residing in the city. The population density was 870.8 per square kilometers.

Don Palomares received a 15,000 acre land grant from Governor Juan Bautista Alvarado in 1837, which included the land of present day cities Pomona, Claremont, La Verne, Glendora, and San Dimas. This holding was called Rancho San Jose. The northern part of the Rancho was cut through with wild canyons, and while they were of little use for vineyards, beans, and corn, they were an ideal place to house Don Palomares's prize cattle and horses during harsh winters.

San Dimas is home to Raging Waters theme park, one of the largest water parks in California. San Dimas is definitely one of the popular tourist attractions in California worth paying a visit while touring the country. This place leaves a pleasing and unforgettable memory and justifies the proud cultural tradition of California.

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