Calabasas is a beautiful suburban community located along the 101 freeway between Agoura Hills and Woodland Hills. Located about 30 minutes to Los Angeles and an hour to Santa Barbara, Calabasas is in a wonderful location.
Calabasas was named after the Spanish calabaza meaning pumpkin, squash or gourd. Calabasas was incorporated in 1991. The population is approximately 23,000. Calabasas has very comfortable year-round temperatures.
Calabasas schools rank highly on www.GreatSchools.org. Many people move to Calabasas for the highly-ranked schools in the Las Virgenes School District.
There are about a dozen parks in Calabasas with a variety of amenities including picnic pavilions, ball fields, soccer fields and tennis courts.
Calabasas Country Club offers a world-class 18-hole golf course and start of the art fitness center. The city has its own Tennis & Swim Center for residents. There are plenty of hiking/biking trails to enjoy.
Las Virgenes School District is the largest employer in Calabasas with over 1100 employees. Other top employers are Bank of America, Cheesecake Factory, Viewpoint School, Alcatel-Lucent, City of Calabasas and Spirent.
Calabasas Civic Center, City Hall, Library and Senior Center are centrally located next to the Calabasas Commons.
Some of the annual events in Calabasas are the Pumpkin Festival, Eggstravaganza, Fine Arts Festival, Fourth of July Spectacular and the Calabasas Film Festival.
Some favorite restaurants in Calabasas are Sagebrush Cantina, King’s Fish House, Saddle Peak Lodge, Blue Table, Marmalade Café, Lovi’s, Toscanova, Sugarfish and Rosti Tuscan Kitchen.
The Calabasas Commons is a beautiful open-air layout shopping area with a distinctive Mediterranean architecture, lavish landscaping and dynamic fountains. It is the ultimate in shopping, dining and entertainment. There is shopping galore including Barnes and Noble, Chico’s, Kate Spade, Lululemon, Paper Source, Sephora, See’s Candy, Ralph’s and Rite Aid plus an Edwards Movie Theater. Wonderful restaurants include King’s Fish House, Corner Bakery, Fresh Brothers Pizza, Greenleaf Gourmet Chopshop, Marmalade Café, Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt, Pick Up Stix, Sugarfish and Toscanova.
Sagebrush Cantina, located in Old Town is a fun Mexican restaurant/bar which often has life music and DJs entertaining customers.
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