Calabasas is a city in Los Angeles County, California, or sometimes referred to as the gateway to the Santa Monica Mountains. The population of the city is a mere 24,153, and has a tiny land footprint of only 34.27 square kilometres. Los Angeles airport is the biggest airport near the city.
The city sponsors many annual events including, The Pumpkin Festival, Eggstravaganza which is a massive or egg hunt, the Fine Arts Festival and the Fourth of July Spectacular. During the dot-com era a number of technology companies were established on a stretch of Agoura Road such as Atlas Development Corporation, Alcatel, Netcom Systems, as well as video game maker THQ
In February 2006, Calabasas enacted an new ordinance that now outlaws smoking in all public places. The city is also home to a large Hindu Temple complex, which is visited by many Hindus and others from both within and outside the state.
Settled on the hill above the Pacific, west of Los Angeles, The Getty Villa is one of the great architectural gems of the entire US and it's free. It is a reproduction of a Roman villa that was buried under volcanic lava, and later excavated on the slopes of Mt. Vesuvius. Today the museum houses the famous Getty Museum's collection of the Greek, with Etruscan and the Roman antiquities.