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Earlier in the decade, Julius Shulman showed us life in the Hollywood Hills. Here's how real people lived 32 miles away in Diamond Bar in 1967. Step 1: haul TV set out to the patio. Step 2: kids follow automatically. My nephews, niece and brother-in-law in a section of a 2-1/4 square Kodacolor negative shot by my sister. View full size.