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The website is a resource for residents and property owners in the DiamondXX Ranch Estates, Copperopolis, CA.

This website is a voluntary effort by me, and is in no way funded or endorsed by any other entity. Use the information on this site at your own risk – I assume no liability and offer no warranty for the accuracy or currency of any information on this site.

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  1. moya cosgrove permalink
    August 30, 2009

    This is nicely done…pics up top are great.. I appreciate your efforts to help us be informed. All the links are a definite time saver for us. Thank you, Moya

  2. Bob Toynbee permalink
    September 8, 2009

    Very nicely done, Jim! I like the new website.

  3. Casey Terminello permalink
    April 14, 2013

    I’m not sure if I’m in the right place, so feel free to redirect me if necessary. We are brand new residents of Diamond XX, after buying 2868 Singletree Dr. I have questions…..lots of questions. Is there an HOA, what do you do about tresspassers, road repairs, and the such.
    Having said all that, I want to tell you how thrilled my husband, Dave, and I are to be living up here in God’s Country!

  4. Cindy Stacy permalink
    June 28, 2014


  5. Moya Garcia permalink
    July 16, 2014

    FYI about the red legged frog blocking creek crossing. It really exists someplace. One more strike against a bridge.

    California Red-Legged Frog Named State Amphibian

    Sacramento, CA…California now has an official state amphibian: the California red-legged frog (Rana draytonii),a state species of special concern. The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) has worked for many years to conserve and restore populations of this rare species….

    Brownish frog with an orange back sits on a piece of wood in a wetland
    A brownish-green frog with a reddish underside blends into mud and vegetation
    A brown, black and coral-colored frog on multi-colored fallen leaves
    Masses of purple eggs cling to vegetation in brown wetland water
    By declaring the California red-legged frog the official state amphibian of California, the Legislature and Governor acknowledge the species’ important place in the ecology, culture and history of California. It also broadcasts and reinforces the state’s commitment to protecting its rare resources, which include amphibians.

    Within California, it lives in various aquatic habitats from sea level to more than 5,000 feet in elevation, occupying a variety of aquatic habitats and their adjacent uplands in the coastal mountain ranges from southern Mendocino to northern Los Angeles counties and a few isolated areas in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. It has been lost from most of Southern California, but some populations still persist in northwestern Baja California, Mexico. The California red-legged frog is the largest native frog in the western United States. Amphibians, especially frogs, provide an important function in aquatic ecosystems by eating insects and being a food source for other animals. They are also excellent indicators of the environmental quality of an area.

    This species is the highly renowned frog that Mark Twain wrote about in The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County in 1865. They were abundant until the 19th century Gold Rush, when the human population suddenly tripled, and the “forty-niners” nearly ate them into extinction at a rate of approximately 80,000 frogs per year. When the over-consumption of California’s native frogs created a shortage, food sellers introduced non-native bullfrogs to replace them in the frog leg (food) market. Now those bullfrogs have become widespread, and compete for the same food source thus threatening the native frog species’ existence.

    The California red-legged frog is listed as threatened under the federal Endangered Species Act, which prohibits them from being “taken” (harassed, harmed, pursued, hunted, shot, wounded, killed, trapped, captured or collected). It also prohibits adverse modification of their designated critical habitat without adequate mitigation.

    The primary threat to California red-legged frog populations has been habitat loss. According to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the frog has seen a 70 percent reduction of its former geographic range, primarily due to conversion or degradation of habitat.

    “We’ve learned a great deal about our impact on California species and their environment during the past century,” said CDFW Senior Environmental Scientist Rhianna Lee. “These frogs are unique members of their native ecosystems and the food web, evolving together so that all the pieces support each other for long-term survival. Removing one or more of the pieces can have a negative effect on the health of the environment.

    Governor Brown signed Assembly Bill 2364 (V. Manuel Pérez, D-Indio) into law June 28. The proposal for a state amphibian was made by an after-school club at Sea View Elementary School in Salton City. Third grade students suggested the designation in a letter to Assemblyman Pérez.

    Details about the California red-legged frog are on the web at

  6. Leslie Fontes permalink
    July 17, 2014

    There is a big yellow lab/german shepard mix wandering around since yesterday near Horseshoe at Stagecoach. We have tried to catch him a few times but he runs. He has a collar on. Doesn’t seem mean but is afraid.

  7. Leslie Fontes permalink
    August 25, 2014

    Does anyone know who is draining Flowers Lake or why? We had lots of water last week and now it is almost gone on the Conestoga side. We have neighbors on the Stagecoach side of the lake with dead fish everywhere due to the lake being drained. I don’t know if we should call Fish & Game or how to get any information on this issue. Any help would be appreciated. Thank you!

  8. Emese Foss permalink
    January 13, 2015

    Hi all,

    Looking in the CC&Rs for any restrictions on planting things in Diamond XX and couldn’t find anything. Looking to put in some fruit trees, olive trees, and possibly some grapes. Don’t think this would be a problem, but thought I would check. Thanks

  9. Fred Kehr permalink
    March 1, 2015

    Does your association have an e-mail address for the purpose of providing members with information?

  10. March 1, 2015

    There really isn’t a neighborhood association, just the Road Committee. You can send your info to and they can forward it out to the road committee mailing list, or you can send it to me if you think it would be appropriate for this site. Note that I don’t publish anything commercial here, just news & general info.

  11. Gina Eads permalink
    May 5, 2015

    Just found out about this website from our neighbors Dave and Casey…thanks for providing it:)

  12. Nancy Gusack permalink
    December 30, 2015

    There are 2 black/white herding-type dogs hanging out along Hodson/Surrey and wandering around the ranches. They seem to be runaways or lost doggies! If I can get them to my place, I’ll keep them in the barn and feed them and keep them warm. Owners can call me at 510-418-9123. Nancy

  13. Ben Leonard permalink
    February 8, 2016

    We are looking at 20 acres in diamond xx.
    Are there restrictions on farm animals, food growing.
    We want to build a self sustaining farm.
    You can email me to answer my inquiry.



  14. February 8, 2016

    Hi Ben,

    I think the only restrictions would be those at the County level based on our zoning. You can download the CCRs from the Documents section of this website – they cover things like temporary living quarters, etc.

  15. Jenny Leonard permalink
    February 17, 2016

    The CCRs are dated 1968. Are they still valid? Who are the member of the Architectural Board? How can I contact them?

  16. December 29, 2017

    Anyone know when Flower lake (man made lake) was constructed?

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  42. Joe Carranza permalink
    October 9, 2021

    Hi everyone. I have a question about the entrance to flower lake. My family has owned our property since 79 and I was surprised to find the access road to the damn gated and locked once again but this time with a sign referencing instrument 99-331. Different owners have tried to reduce/remove access over the years and were rightly unsuccessful as part of our property’s value has always been access to the lake. Please advise on how I should proceed. A couple of years ago I spoke to the couple on the road committee and they confirmed that new owners were unlawfully preventing access. Please advise. Thanks! Joe Carranza

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