Located in the San Fernando Valley, the name Calabasas is derived from the Spanish calabaza, meaning "pumpkin", "squash", or "gourd".
Calabasas is best known for it’s community. Calabasas has a relatively small population (about 25,000) residents living in this area can reprieve for the hustle and bustle of big city living. Contrary to its surrounding neighborhoods, Calabasas provides its residents with privacy, and the enjoyment of that small town feel. Additionally, an important part of this community is an award-winning school system: Las Virgenes Unified School District is made up of 15 public schools. All receiving average to above average scores on greatschools.org.
Additionally, Calabasas residents have been known to spot a few celebrities while out and about in town. While Los Angeles is the place to spot Hollywood stars, Calabasas is the place to live among them. The city is well known for its star-studded residents such as the Kardashians, Drake, Justin Bieber, Miley Cyrus, and Selena Gomez.
Finally, if you are looking for upscale amenities then Calabasas is your city to call home. Conveniently situated between the region’s most eye-catching attractions, Calabasas has something to fill your leisure time, whether it is shopping, fine-dining, or golfing.