About Calabasas

The City of Calabasas is the gateway to the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area in Northern Los Angeles County.  It’s natural beauty combined with its proximity to the hub of Los Angeles entices many to make Calabasas their home, from celebrities and the like to families seeking the best for their children.  Situated in the hills west of the San Fernando Valley, Calabasas has an exciting variety of activities to suit all of its residents.  More than half of the population holds a bachelor’s degrees or higher making it one of the most educated populations in Southern California.  Residents enjoy all of this while knowing they are in one of California’s 50 safest cities.  With it’s extremely low crime rate and high standard of education in the highly sought-after Las Virgenes school district, Calabasas is a friendly city where residents enjoy small town amenities, with the big town perks of Los Angeles next door.

There are a variety of shops and markets to suit it’s varied population, including the beautiful Calabasas Commons. Here you will find the newly renovated Edwards Theatre, local favorites SugarFish Sushi, Sunlife Organics and Marmalade as well as Starbucks and Barnes & Nobles. Just down the street is the quaint area known as Old Town where the very popular Calabasas Farmers Market is hosted every Saturday. Mexican staple SageBrush Cantina and the new Peddlers Fork are also located here. Calabasas now hosts organic cult favorite, Erhwon Market along with upscale Gelsons and Albertsons.  For shopping you can check out  some great local boutiques including M. Fredrcks, Magnolia and Little Blue.

Shops & Restaurants

Parks & Recreation
For the lovers of health and fitness Calabasas residents have so much to choose from right in their own backyard. From amazing hiking and riding at Malibu Creek State Park, Calabasas Peak, King Gilette Ranch (where the Biggest Loser is filmed) and The Backbone Trail to more structured activities at Calabasas Tennis and Swim Center,  local studios The DaileyMethod and CoolHotYoga, there is something for everyone!

Calabasas residents are zoned to schools in the Las Virgenes Unified School District, one of the highest ranked districts in the state.

The town has one high school, Calabasas High School and 2 middle schools, A.C.Stelle and A.E.Wright. Calabasas is also home to Chaparral, Round Meadow, Lupin Hill, and Bay Laurel public elementary schools, as well as Private schools Viewpoint and Muse.