Calabasas is an upscale city located in Los Angeles County, in the U.S. state of California. It is located 22 miles from Downtown Los Angeles, in the hills west of the San Fernando Valley. Calabasas is bordered by the Woodland Hills, Topanga, Malibu, Agoura Hills, and Hidden Hills. It lies in the northwest Santa Monica Mountains and is an affluent bedroom community of LA.
Companies headquartered in Calabasas include DTS, The Cheesecake Factory, and Ixia. Major employers with office space or other facilities in the area include Las Virgenes Unified School District, Bank of America, The Cheesecake Factory, Viewpoint School, Ixia, City of Calabasas, Alcatel-Lucent, Sedgwick CMS, Spirent, Informa Research Services, and the Mercedes-Benz dealership of Calabasas.
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Landmarks in the city include the historic El Camino Real, which runs through Calabasas as U.S. Route 101. The Leonis Adobe found in Old Town Calabasas, dates from 1844. It is one of the oldest buildings in the greater Los Angeles area. In Calabasas you can visit the Hindu Temple complex. The city sponsors annual events that include The Pumpkin Festival, Eggstravaganza, The Fine Arts Festival, and The Fourth of July Spectacular. Dining options in Calabasas include the restaurants in Old Town Calabasas and King’s Fish House. Banzai Sushi is a hotspot in the area for great quality sushi and serves traditional dishes and an array of contemporary choices.
Calabasas offers a shuttle and trolley service that connects to the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Agency public transportation system. Another major airport in the area is Los Angeles International Airport, offering international and domestic flights from Los Angeles, located 28 miles from Calabasas. The El Camino Real and the Venture Freeway run through the area and along the Californian coast.